Thursday, March 4, 2010

Farewell: Chilly B & T-Bone Wolk

"Chilly B" of Newcleus

"Chilly B", born Robert Crafton III in Brooklyn, New York in 1962, was the co-founder, multi-instrumentalist, writer, and MC for the pioneering Hip-Hop/Electro group Newcleus. His most notable performances were on Newcleus' "Jam On Revenge (The Wikki Wikki Song)" for his bass licks and for his rap verses on "Jam On It". Chilly B passed away on February 24, 2010 after having a massive stroke. He was 47.

"T-Bone Wolk" w/ Daryl Hall

Tom "T-Bone" Wolk (December 24, 1951 - February 27, 2010) was the longtime bassist with Hall & Oates (since 1981's Private Eyes album) and was also at one time a member of the Saturday Night Live Band. Wolk also worked with Carly Simon, Jellyfish, Squeeze, Elvis Costello, Shawn Colvin and Billy Joel over the course of his career. T-Bone Wolk died on February 27, 2010 of a heart attack. He was 58.

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