Re: Fw: Re: Passing of King Biscuit Boy

Donnie MorTone wrote:

> "Real Blues magazine regrets to inform Blues lovers of the death of Richard
> Newell A.K.A. King Biscuit Boy, Canada's King of the Blues. Biscuit Boy
> released several critically acclaimed albums between 1970 and 2002 and was
> acknowledged as a musical genius and blues archivist with an astounding
> personal history that went back to the late 1950s. Cause and date of death
> are yet to be determined, but Richard was last heard from on New Year's Eve.
> Best, Cheri Wilhelm and Andy Grigg/Publishers.
> realblues@xxxxxxxxxxxx

King Biscuit Boy and Crowbar are also one of my all time favorites.  One of the
best and most underated blues-rock bands of all time IMHO.  And Richard Newell
was one hell of a great harp player/singer.  He will be missed.

RIP King Biscuit Boy

Don D.

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