Emitt Rhodes Death -Dead – Obituary : Singer-songwriter and power pop pioneer Dies.

By | July 21, 2020

Emitt Rhodes Death -Dead – Obituary :  Singer-songwriter and power pop pioneer  Dies.

We regret to report that Emitt Rhodes  has passed away, according to to the following  reports posted on social media and other platforms today July 21, 2010.

 amanda farah on Twitter: “So sad to hear about Emitt Rhodes. I was just listening to “Mirror” over the weekend after thinking of it out of the blue. The best conversations I’ve had with record store employees have been after I found a used copy of one of Emitt’s LPs. https://t.co/kgLEjSwx7k” / Twitter

Cause of Death.

We have not cause of the information for the deceased right now, this story will be updated once we have that information.

Condolences

The following are some tributes and reactions from social media users.

Mike Portnoy wrote 

Sad to hear of the passing of Emitt Rhodes…for those not hip to his music, his early solo albums from the early 70’s could’ve easily passed as McCartney solo album…he was a bit of a one-man Beatles and those albums are absolutely pop essentials #RIPEmittRhodes


Hollywood Tony wrote 

Emitt Rhodes passed away last night at the age of 70. I feel honored and blessed to have worked and spent time with him for the past 12 years. I tried my best to tell his story, share his music and spend some quality time with him.  We usually got completely drunk together.

bob stanley wrote 

Goodbye Emitt Rhodes. He single-handedly defined Beatlesque. And he wrote this very lovely song when he was just seventeen.

Merry-Go-Round – You’re A Very Lovely Woman

The GREAT Merry-Go-Round perform ‘You’re A Very Lovely Woman’ on national TV in 1967 The Los Angeles group was comprised of Emitt Rhodes, Gary Kato, Bill Rin…

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Field Music wrote 

Hearing that Emitt Rhodes has died. His 1st album is a gem – self-recorded in his garage in 1970 – the precocity of Todd Rundgren and oodles of McCartney melodicism. Sometimes talent doesn’t translate to success. I hope he found some peace before he died.


Hollywood Tony wrote 

#emittrhodes has passed away at the age of 70. I tried my best to tell his story. I will miss him terribly. The only true genius I have ever known. So talented yet troubled by a life that did him wrong time after time. You are free now, my friend, and can finally find peace.


Michael Des Barres wrote 

The Brilliant Emitt Rhodes passed away in his sleep last night.I was a huge fan of his work and managed to have a conversation with him in front of an audience which some said would be Impossible.I’m here with Allison and Tiffany Anders at a “Don’t knock the rock” film festival.


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