Another part of music history has passed on. Chris Ethridge, bass player, passed away on April 23. He was 65. He was suffering with pancreatic cancer Check out this list of players and bands he worked with, but first, note that he was the bassist for The Flying Burrito Brothers with Gram Parsons and Chris Hillman. These guys pretty much created the country-rock genre of music. Chris wrote several songs with the band.
Judy Collins, Leon Russell, Johnny Winter, Randy Newman, Ry Cooder, Linda Ronstadt, The Byrds, Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Paul Kantner, The Doors and the list goes on.
- Flying Burrito Brothers member Ethridge dies at 65 (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- Flying Burrito Brothers Bassist Chris Ethridge Dead at 65 (rollingstone.com)