RIP Bernie Worrell
“The Wizard of Woo”
George Bernard “Bernie” Worrell, Jr. (April 19, 1944 – June 24, 2016) was an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic. Worrell battled stage-four lung cancer and his wife issued a statement on June 16, 2016, that he was near death. He died 8 days later.
w/Steve Kimock Band
– “Take Me To The River”
– 8/1/12 – South Street Seaport