Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Nice Billy Lee Riley Obituary

My friend, Terence McArdle, had a feature obituary in today's Washington Post for the late rocker who passed away this past weekend.

The opening paragraph of the obituary:

"Billy Lee Riley, 75, the growling rockabilly singer and multi-instrumentalist who accompanied Jerry Lee Lewis, Charlie Rich and others in recording sessions in the 1950s, died Aug. 2 at a hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. He had colon cancer."

I will leave it to you to read the whole obituary on the Washington Post's website

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