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Posts Tagged ‘Ted Nugent’

Died On This Date (April 15, 2008) Cliff Davies / Drummer For Ted Nugent

Posted by themusicsover on April 15, 2010

Cliff Davies
1948 – April 15, 2008

Cliff Davies, 2nd from right

Cliff Davies was a drummer and producer who played on and produced some of Ted Nugent’s greatest albums, Cat Scratch Fever, Double Live Gonzo, Weekend Warriors and Free For All.  Davies also produced Grand Funk Railroad’s What’s Funk, and in recent years, was the chief engineer at Equametric Studio in the Atlanta area. He also worked tirelessly on behalf of  Rock and Roll Remembers, an organization that helps rock artists that have fallen on hard times. Davies was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gun shot wound in his home on April 15, 2008.

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Died On This Date (April 2, 2009) Freddie Everett / Houston Blues Musician

Posted by themusicsover on April 2, 2010

Freddie Everett
June 26, 1959 – April 2, 2009

freddieFreddie Everett was a Houston blues guitarist/singer-songwriter known throughout those parts as “The Texas Legend.”  A guitar virtuoso, some even called him the “Texas Hendrix.”  Throughout his relatively short career, Everett has shared the stage with Sammy Hagar, Ted Nugent, Alice Cooper, Bo Diddley and Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Double Trouble.   He landed a recording contract with Sony Music, but had been diagnosed with MLS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and was never well enough to make the album.  Freddie Everett died as a result of the disease on April 2, 2009.

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