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Subject: Cooper died the same day as rock bassist Randy Jo Hobbs, who played bass for The McCoys during the 1965-1969 period and in the bands of the brothers Edgar Winter and Johnny Winter during 1970-1976, dies of heart attack in Ohio hotal, at age 45. ...


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Date Posted: Sunday, August 05, 11:49:25am
In reply to: Bio & PHOTO 's message, "ARCHIVE: August 5, 1993 ~It was 25 years ago today, Jazz sax musician Bob Cooper, whose career started with Stan Kenton's Band in 1945 (where he met his future wife singer June Christy) was found dead of a heart attack seated behind the wheel of his car, parked along the side of the Hollywood Freeway, at age 67. ..." on Sunday, August 05, 11:32:12am

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Randy Joel Hobbs
(March 22, 1948 August 5, 1993)


American musician born in Winchester, Indiana. Hobbs played bass for The McCoys during the 1965-1969 period and in the bands of the brothers Edgar Winter and Johnny Winter during 1970-1976. He played bass with Jimi Hendrix on some 1968 live sessions which were later released unofficially as Woke Up This Morning and Found Myself Dead (1980) and New York Sessions (1998), and officially as Bleeding Heart (1994). He also played bass with a later version of Montrose, appearing on the Jump on It album, released in 1976. That same year, he also played bass on Rick Derringer's album with Dick Glass, Glass Derringer.

Randy Jo Hobbs was found dead of heart failure, aged 45, in a hotel room in Dayton, Ohio, in 1993
and is buried at Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery, in his hometown of Union City, Indiana.


Links
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randy_Jo_Hobbs
https://old.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5006364

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Hobbs died on Rick Derringer's birthday (his bandmate in the McCoys) (NT).Sunday, August 05, 04:42:54pm


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