Saturday, August 14, 2010

Little Feat Drummer Richie Hayward Has Died

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West Coast Rendezvous is reporting:

Richie Hayward passed away. According to the official Little Feat Facebook fanpage, Richie Hayward (from the band Little Feat) passed away on August 12, 2010.

2 messages have been posted reporting this:

One from the member of the family, Amanda Condry-Krizan :" RIP Uncle Richie, we love u so very much!!!"

The other one from Little Feat: "Respected by many as a musician, loved by more as a person. R.I.P. Richie."

A Facebook tribute page has just been created: We love you Richie Hayward and we always will.

Richie Hayward was the drummer of the band Little Feat. On his Wikipedia page, you can find this:

"In August 2009, Richie Hayward announced that he had recently been diagnosed with liver cancer and would not be at work indefinitely. A benefit concert was organized and a website created where fans unable to attend could donate towards his treatment costs. Hayward lived in Canada, outside of his native USA, and did not have health insurance. Little Feat have announced that their drum technician Ford will take his place.He died from liver cancer on August 12, 2010."
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