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    Check out the many obits for the bass players who died in 2012 over at NoTreble.com.

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    We are almost ready to publish Bring Out Your Dead 2012. So far we have 6 hours of music by more than 90 artists, but we are still looking for recordings by the artists below. Please post links or info here if you can help us out.

    POP:

    Peter Jones – Crowded House
    Dory Previn — Mythical Kings and Iguanas [1971]

    ROCK, PSYCH, PUNK:

    Phil Brown — The Records
    Perry Baggs – Jason & The Scorchers
    Tony Tecumseh – Founder of ’60s Psych Band, Afterglow
    Willie French Lowery — Lumbee guitarist who did “Streets Of Gold”
    Ritchie Teeter – Former Dictators Drummer

    REGGAE:

    Winston Riley – Jamaican Musician

    SOUL, R&B, FUNK, DISCO:

    Walter Gaines – Motown’s The Originals
    Jimmy Castor – 70s Funk Great who had Hit With “Troglodyte (Cave Man)”
    Bob Babbitt and Maurice D. Davis – Motown’s Funk Brothers
    Jimmy Ellis – Lead Singer Of The Trammps; Had Huge Hit With “Disco Inferno”
    David Peaston – Popular R&B and Gospel Singer
    Skip Pitts — guitarist on Isaac Hayes’ Shaft

    FOLK, COUNTRY, BLUEGRASS, ROCKABILLY:

    Dick Kniss – Bassist For Peter, Paul & Mary and John Denver
    Doug Dillard – Banjo Great; The Dillards
    Everett Lilly – The Lilly Brothers (bluegrass)
    Willie Ackerman – Legendary Nashville session drummer
    Terry Teene – 60s Rockabilly Singer
    Larry Donn (Larry Donn Gillihan) — Rockabilly singer/guitarist who did “Honey-Bun”and “That’s What I Call A Ball”

    BLUES:

    Bugs Henderson – Texas Blues Great
    Louisiana Red – Blues Great
    Big Walter Price (Walter Travis Price) — Pianist/singer who led Big Walter And His Thunderbirds
    Big Walter Smith — Singer for The Groove Merchants (“Big Storm Coming”and “Rainy Chicago Blues”)
    Eddie King (Edward Lewis Davis Milton) — guitarist for Willie Dixon, Detroit Junior, Sonny Boy Williamson II and Koko Taylor
    Ernie Williams — Blues singer/guitarist, Ernie Williams And The Wildcats

    JAZZ:

    Jose Roberto Bertrami — Keyboardist for Azymuth
    Von Freeman – Chicago Jazz Great
    Uncle Lionel Batiste – New Orleans Jazz Great
    Faruq Z. Bey – Avant Garde Jazz Saxophonist
    Stefano Scodanibbio – Influential Double Bass Player
    Mike Melvoin – Jazz Pianist; Studio Session Legend
    Jodie Christian – Jazz Piano Great
    Clare Fischer – Legendary Arranger, Composer & Jazz Musician
    John Levy — Double-bassist who worked with Billie Holiday
    Jimmy Sabater — Singer and timbales player with Joe Cuba Sextet, Tito Puente
    Joe Byrd — Bassist/pianist who worked with brother, Charlie Byrd, Jimmy Witherspoon, Mose Allison, Coleman Hawkins
    Teddy Charles — Vibraphonist/pianist, Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkin, Miles Davis, Artie Shaw, Max Roach, Benny Goodman, Charles Mingus
    Walter Malli (aka Muhammad Malli) — Drummer/saxophonist, Masters Of Unorthodox Jazz and The Reform Art Unit

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