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Vale - Mick Cocks

Dateline: 28/12/09


With sadness we record the passing of Rose Tattoo songwriter/guitarist Mick Cocks of liver cancer this week in Sydney. Possibly his best known song is the RT anthem Bad Boy for Love.

Ian Rilen (Rose Tattoo) | Paul Hester (Crowded House, Split Enz) | Gerry Humphreys (The Loved Ones)
Pete Wells (Rose Tattoo) | Ade Monsbourgh, polymath jazzman | Billy Thorpe (The Aztecs)
Lobby Loyde (Aztecs, Purple Hearts, Wild Cherries, Coloured Balls, Rose Tattoo)

Before their time;

Michael Hutchence (INXS), Ted Mulry (Ted Mulry Gang), Marc Hunter (Dragon), Graeme “Shirley” Strachan (Skyhooks), Tim Hemensley (The Powder Monkees), David McComb (The Triffids), Grant McLennan (The Go-Betweens), Robbie “Rocket” Watts (The Cosmic Psychos).

Check out Support Act Limited, a benevolent fund being established to support music industry workers in crisis.

Thanks to The Age music writer Patrick Donovan
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