As middle age circumnavigates the midriff of yesterday's riff masters, I began to look into the untimely demise of our former heroes and heroines of rock and roll. Some deified, some forgotten.
"It's better to burn out than fade away," said Neil Young.
"I hope I die before I get old," wrote Pete Townshend. Well, not all his dreams came true. Thank God.
However, we do not mourn for everyone of the rock ‘n’ roll community who prematurely met their maker, then becoming label-mates of the heavenly record company in the sky. (The only one left, for the record)
All those bass players, keyboard players, drummers, guitar players,...