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Bay City Rollers frontman Les McKeown passes away at age 65

Les McKeown, the former frontman for ’70s Scottish pop sensations The Bay City Rollers, passed away at the age of 65 on Tuesday evening. In a tweet posted by his family, his wife Keiko whom he met in 1978 and their son Jubei, McKeown passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at home. No cause of death was cited. pic.twitter.com/YgZLzuGbM1 — Les …

Bill Martin, co-writer of “Puppet on a String” and “Congratulations,” passes away at age 81

Bill Martin, one of the United Kingdom’s most famous songwriters and music publishers, passed away at age 81 this past weekend. The co-writer of the Eurovision 1967 winning “Puppet on a String” (performed by Sandie Shaw) and Eurovision 1968 runner-up “Congratulations” (performed by Cliff Richard) was also behind some of the most memorable pop singles of the 1960s and 1970s. …

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