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[Newspaper] Star Tribune (August 5, 2019)

'Fergie' Ferguson, legendary rock roadie, dies at age 74 
  by Anthony Lonetree (Star Tribune  August 5, 2019) 
Fergie

 
 
 
RIP R. Ian 'Fergie' Ferguson (July 22, 2019) 

 

RIP R. Ian 'Fergie' Ferguson (July 22, 2019)

 "Fergie" Ian Ferguson 
Ferguson, R. Ian 'Fergie' Age 74 of Coon Rapids passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on July 22, 2019. He was born in Glasgow Scotland, worked many years in the Rock n' Roll industry and had a second career as a Medical Technician. Preceded in death by parents, Ronald and Margaret; in-laws, Bruce and Rita Rabine. Survived by wife, Colleen; son, Blair; siblings-in-law, Julie (Bill) Schwietz, Bruce (Lezlie) Rabine; many wonderful nieces, nephews and their families; beloved dogs, Grace & Kaiser; and many special friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. Visitation 4-7pm Mon. July 29 with prayer service at 7 at: Washburn-McReavy.comCoon Rapids Chapel 

 
'Fergie' Ferguson, legendary rock roadie, dies at age 74 
   by Anthony Lonetree  (Star Tribune  August 5, 2019) 

 
 
  
 [Newspaper/Yearbook] The Breeze (Oct 1970) / Madison College (1971) 


 [Newspaper] Vísir (Sep 10/15/17/18, 1971) 

 

Peter Singh - Rockin' with the Sikh (1982)

1982/   7"   Screamingoutforredrecords:RED 1     Rockin' with the Sikh b/w Elvis, I'm on the Phone! 
Peter Singh - Rockin' with the Sikh r1

 
Peter Singh / East Meets West 
Peter Singh - East Meets West cass 1
Peter Singh - East Meets West cass 2
 
 
The 'Rocking Sikh' Elvis impersonator in a turban from Swansea who shot to fame in the 80s 
   by Nino Williams (March 1, 2019
 
Peter Singh recorded his single, Rocking With The Sikh, at Nick Lowe's studio in Hammersmith, with another former member of Man band, Micky Jones, while Micky Gibbons, of Badfinger, was also drafted into his band. 
 
 
Steve Sanders@Pontoonc (March 3, 2019
Peter and his  band, which included Mike Gibbins from Badfinger, and Martin Ace from  Man, were one of the bands that played at my first wedding in 1982. Great evening, and I'd more or less forgotten about it! 
 
 
Rocking with a Sikh (Peter Singh & Man band members) 
Short documentary about Peter Singh, a Sikh Elvis impersonator from Swansea. Features performances with his backing band, who included Martin Ace, Micky Jones and John 'Pugwash' Weathers (all members of Man) 1986.

 

★★★

Reed Kailing: A Life In Music

Reed Kailing: A Life In Music 
      from the Hardy Boys to the Grass Roots, Beatlemania, and beyond... Badfinger 

 
Tom Evans & Reed Kailing
Badfinger 1982 b
 


Ken Harck

Ken Harck 
https://www.facebook.com/ken.harck 

This is Kenn Peterson, friend of Kenny. He went to the emergency room on sunday after an unexpected event.His condition is very serious, but still in flux. He will be aware of your good wishes. You may not have been able to get through on his home line, but it's now repaired and I'll try to answer or get back to you as soon as I can. I don't know what's going to happen, but I know he's tough. He's the John McCain of rock drummers. 


http://www.drumforum.org/index.php?/topic/144019-ken-harck/

 Bun Carlos

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Ken's in ICU and not doing well I'm told. He could use your prayers or best wishes and good thoughts, whatever works for ya'.......

I've known Ken since the 1970's.

He drummed for Off Broadway and Badfinger among others.

Ken is best known for his Circus and Old West poster collections.

Ken's also a drum collector and owns some of the rarest sets around.

Most important of all, Ken's a good guy. I'm hoping for the best. 




Nicky Bell Charity Single 2016

Charity single to be released in memory of Deep Purple tour manager 
http://www.getbucks.co.uk/news/local-news/charity-single-released-memory-deep-11425579

The single will be released at Jordans village fair on June 11 at 2pm.


Charity Single Tribute to Deep Purple Tour Manager Nick Bell 
Title: Foolish Though It Seems 
Foolish though it seems

http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/14620034.Charity_single_to_be_released_in_memory_of_Deep_Purple_tour_manager/

The single will be released on Monday July 18, for more information, visit the Facebook page Nick Bell Charity Single 2016
 
Nick Bell Charity Single 2016
https://www.facebook.com/nickbellcharitysingle2016/
 
A GROUP of musicians from the world of blues and dance music have come together to record a charity single as a tribute to their friend Nick Bell, a gifted blues guitarist/singer and ’70s tour manager for Badfinger and Deep Purple. 

Nick, whose life was cut short in March this year at the age of 65 after a brave battle against pancreatic cancer, had spent many years based in Southend, Essex, before retiring to his home village of Jordans, buckinghamshire.

His best friend Richard Cornish, a keyboard player for ‘90s dance band Taste Xperience, decided to release a song he recorded with Nick in 2013 as a tribute to his friend and a way of raising money and awareness for two cancer charities.

Both charities are close to Richard’s heart as his wife Rachael is currently fighting a rare cancer – and it was Nick who introduced the couple.

Musicians from Nick’s Southend-based band The Reeceders were keen to get involved too, as was Taste Xperience producer Russell Lee. Other friends have also generously given their time helping with the artwork, CD design and promotion of this incredible, magical fundraising scheme to make sure all money raised by the sales of the CD go straight to the two worthy causes.

Richard said: “The single is a ‘thank you’ to the hospice who cared so well for Nick and his family in his last few weeks of his life. I also wanted to raise awareness about my wife Rachael’s rare bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma), which affects around 1,000 people a year in the UK. 
“The song Foolish Though It Seems is about Rachael and was written shortly before we got married in May 2013. It was through our friendship with Nick that we met in 2011. It was a match made in heaven, a second chance at happiness neither had ever dreamed would be possible. 
“For our story to have begun under the godfather-like eyes of Nick, it seemed only fitting that the song chosen to commemorate him was one we had recorded together in our studio all those years ago.”


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