quote:On September 29, 1975, was one of the featured acts in Dick Clark's Good Ol' Rock and Roll Revue, hosted by the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He was in the middle of singing when he suffered a massive heart attack. When he collapsed on stage, audience members applauded as they initially thought it was part of the act. Clark sensed something was wrong, then ordered the musicians to stop the music. Cornell Gunter of the Coasters, who was backstage, noticed was not breathing. Gunter was able to resuscitate him and was then rushed to a nearby hospital.
Medical personnel worked to stabilize ‘s vital signs, but the lack of oxygen to his brain caused him to slip into a coma. He briefly recovered in early 1976, and was even able to take a few wobbly steps but slipped back into a semi-comatose state. was deemed conscious but incapacitated in early June 1976, unable to speak but aware of his surroundings.
died on January 21, 1984, at age 49 from complications of pneumonia. He was initially buried in an unmarked grave at Westlawn Cemetery near Detroit. In 1987, a fundraiser by a Detroit radio station collected enough money to purchase a headstone.
Reken 'm toch goed...quote:
quote:Robert Hazard (born Robert Rimato August 21, 1948 - August 5, 2008), was an American musician known for composing and recording a demo of the song "Girls Just Want to Have Fun", which Cyndi Lauper turned into a best-selling hit.
quote:Anyway, I did my best with what I had, and that's all you can do when things go tits up. I'm presenting an award this year, and I know I'm going to have that horrible feeling again. But this time I'm determined to enjoy it.
quote:In 1968 Elektra Records sent DJ/publicist Danny Fields to scout the , resulting in contracts for both that band and . The contracts were at different pay rates: $20,000, $5,000, as revealed in the 2016 Jim Jarmusch film, Gimme Danger. In 1969, the band released their self-titled debut album; sales were low and it was not well-received by critics at the time.
Geen verkeerde dag om 2 bands te contracteren...quote:Op woensdag 28 november 2018 20:17 schreef Grobbel het volgende:
De andere band is MC5 (die zijn overigens ; The Stooges zijn ).
Goede docu overigens; in de bioscoop gezien.
En de docu Danny Says (over Danny Fields, en ook o.a. over deze deal) is ook een aanrader. Staat/stond op netflix. Ook nog de Iggy Pop biografie gelezen van Joe Ambrose die hier óók nog over vertelt.