Kenny Edwards passed away. We have just learnt the death of Kenny Edwards, legendary talented artist. A very sad piece of news. RIP.
The official information is now featured in front of his official website, a message written by his manager Leslie Merical:
"Dear Friends, Kenny passed peacefully at around 5:30pm August 18th surrounded by love. Your words, thoughts, generosity, & kindness eased his transition. He was grateful for the love he was shown. Please check back for news about services and a memorial. We will be posting information soon."
Kenny Edwards had been battling prostate cancer and more recently thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a life-threatening blood disorder.
A memorial concert will take place at Zoeys Cafe in Ventura, CA (185 East Santa Clara Street, Ventura CA 93001) - Sunday August 22nd at 7pm 805-652-1137 (Make reservations asap - this is an intimate venue that Kenny loved) featuring Glen Phillips, Perla Batalla, Kate Shorr, Kiki Ebsen, Suzanne Paris, Sally Jaye, Jamie Drake, Justine Bennett, Erika and Brent Harding with Bill Flores, Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale and other music friends.
Kenny Edwards has had an amazing music career and was vocalist but also played guitar, bass, mandolin and harmonica. born February 10, 1946, he was a founding member of The Stone Poneys and a long time collaborator with both Linda Ronstadt and Karla Bonoff. He also was an active member of the band BRYNDLE (with Karla Bonoff, Andrew Gold & Wendy Waldman).
Kenny Edwards had worked live and in studio sessions with such great artists like Emmylou Harris, Stevie Nicks, J.D. Souther, Don Henley, Brian Wilson, Warren Zevon, Art Garfunkel, Vince Gill, Mac McAnally, David Lee Murphy, Jennifer Warnes, Danny Kortchmar, Lowell George...
He has recorded 2 solo albums: "Kenny Edwards" (2002) and "Resurrection Road" (released in november 2009). This last LP was in Americana style, lyric driven acoustic music with folky/blues elements. Resurrection Road" was produced by Freddy Koella (Bob Dylan, Francis Cabrel).
You can leave tributes on his official Guestbook.