DJ Sessions: Lesser-Known Musicians We Lost In 2017

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Tom Petty, Chris Cornell, Fats Domino and Chuck Berry — all major musicians who died in 2017.

In this week's Here & Now DJ Session, host Jeremy Hobson speaks with KCRW DJ Eric J. Lawrence (@ericjlawrence) about some of the overlooked musicians who died and deserve another listen, including pop singer Peter Sarstedt, jazz player Grady Tate and Italian whistler and singer Alessandro Alessandroni.

Note: We have a Spotify playlist and an Apple Music playlist for our weekly DJ Sessions.

Music From The Segment

Little Barrie, "I.5.C.A." (Drummer Virgil Howe died at 42)

Peter Sarstedt, "Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?" (Sarstedt died at 75)

Piero Umiliani, "Mah Nà Mah Nà" (Singer Alessandro Alessandroni died at 92)

Grady Tate, "I Got Six" (Tate died at 85)

This segment aired on December 27, 2017.



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