William “Billy” Bryans passed away on April 23. He was 62. Billy played drums for many bands including Raffi and the Downchild Blues Band. He is best known as one of the founders of the Parachute Club. He was widely known as a producer, making records with the above artists and Lillian Allen. He was also a promoter and an accomplished songwriter.
- Parachute Club drummer Billy Bryans dead at 63 (ctv.ca)
- Parachute Club’s Billy Bryans dies at 63 (cbc.ca)