Joe Cocker has died of lung cancer at age 70
Like so many other people, I was saddened to get the news last night about soulful British singer Joe Cocker, who died of lung cancer. I grew up listening to Cocker’s gravelly, sexy, and unique sound. In recent years, Cocker and his wife, Pam, had been living in Crawford, Colorado, where they had started the Cocker Kids’ Foundation, a local charity in support of […]
The world lost a great lyricist yesterday. Today, I’m remembering Gerry Goffin.
Carole King is one of my favorite singer-songwriters. Since I was a small child, I’ve loved her very personal music which is often accompanied by meaningful lyrics. Because I’m such a Carole King fan, I follow her on Facebook. Yesterday, she posted that her ex husband, the father of her two daughters, and former song writing partner, Gerry Goffin, died […]
I wasn’t surprised when I got the news on Father’s Day that he’d died. Today, I’m remembering Casey Kasem.
Like a lot of other folks who get the bulk of their news from the Internet, over the past few weeks I became aware of the drama surrounding the last days of Casey Kasem’s life. His children from his first marriage to Linda Myers were at odds with his second wife, Jean Kasem, over the […]