Richard Coughlan dead at 66

2013-12-09 by Aaron 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/

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AtomicWaste
Moderator
December 9th 2013
2705 Comments


RIP

FearThyEvil
December 9th 2013
15343 Comments


R.I.P.

TheCrocodile
December 9th 2013
2783 Comments


RIP

BigPleb
December 9th 2013
51110 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
840 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
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RIP

Digging: Petal - Comfort

ReAnimator
December 9th 2013
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RIP

elbaliem
December 10th 2013
1048 Comments


rip

henryChinaski
December 10th 2013
3867 Comments


RIP.

Whispered4tw
December 10th 2013
853 Comments


mandatory RIP

KILL
December 10th 2013
80846 Comments


fuck

tacos N stuff
December 10th 2013
2644 Comments


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



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