This jazz and studio guitar great played on hundreds of recordings including Phil Spector's "River Deep-Mountain High" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," Julie London's "Cry Me A River," and many of the Coasters' hits and was known for beig one of the weirdest dudes in the business.

Name
Barney Kessel
Birthday
October 17, 1923
Age
80
Died on
Thursday, May 6th, 2004
Famous
Confirmed
Tuesday, April 28th, 1998
Barney Kessel
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Guess the Stiff!

Man - this is a huge loss. It takes someone with real talent to entertain MILLIONS of people using your musical gifts. As if that weren't enough, he was a huge philanthropist and did benefit concerts almost every time he was asked. Married to Kimberly Williams (from Father of the Bride as well as other films and TV shows), she was as active as he was. The two of them together formed..

What? IAN Paisley? We thought you said BRAD. Who the FUCK is Ian Paisley? What? Are you serious? How are we supposed to write about THAT? Fuck it. We'll do it later.

(d) September 12th, 2014