Richard Coughlan dead at 66

2013-12-09 by A : w.e.b. CONTRIBUTOR | 15 Comments
Richard Coughlan, the original drummer for the art-rock band Caravan, has died. The 66-year-old Coughlan had been in poor health for the past few years and passed away at home last week.

The band announced the news on its Facebook page: ”It is with a very heavy heart that we announce that Richard Coughlan passed away on Sunday, December 1. May he Rest in Peace.” He is survived by his wife, Sue, and daughter, Beth.

Coughlan was a founding member of Caravan, who were part of the celebrated Canterbury Scene of the late ’60s that also included Soft Machine, Gong, Camel and Hatfield. Early on, he was also involved with the Wilde Flowers, an early-’60s ensemble that also featured two founding members of the Soft Machine, Robert Wyatt and Kevin Ayers.

from: http://ultimateclassicrock.com/richard-coughlan-dies/

Tagged: Caravan

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AtomicWaste
Moderator
December 9th 2013
2666 Comments


RIP

FearThyEvil
December 9th 2013
15024 Comments


R.I.P.

TheCrocodile
December 9th 2013
2586 Comments


RIP

BigPleb
December 9th 2013
49359 Comments


Aw fuck this sucks was a huge of their/his work!

RIP hard.

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
December 9th 2013
4501 Comments


I've never been a big fan of Caravan, but this is tragic. We've lost a lot of legends this year.

RIP.

sumyunguy
December 9th 2013
838 Comments


HUGE RIP! Man was a legend, band was legendary.

Jruined
December 9th 2013
1302 Comments


RIP

Gwyn.
December 9th 2013
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RIP

SnakeDelilah
December 9th 2013
18627 Comments


RIP

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ReAnimator
December 9th 2013
356 Comments


RIP

elbaliem
December 10th 2013
1044 Comments


rip

henryChinaski
December 10th 2013
3628 Comments


RIP.

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Whispered4tw
December 10th 2013
827 Comments


mandatory RIP

KILL
December 10th 2013
79827 Comments


fuck

tacos N stuff
December 10th 2013
1939 Comments


RIP
what's up with all the deaths this year...



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