Boston Lead Singer Found Dead
I have always loved this group, Boston. Back in the 70's and 80's, I always looked forward to their next album, which was always sporadic, since music wasn't their primary jobs.
My favorite Boston songs were Peace of Mind and More Than A Feeling. When those songs came on the radio, the volume went way up in my car. :nod
Boston lead singer found dead in his home POSTED: 10:38 p.m. EST, March 9, 2007 http://i.a.cnn.net/cnn/2007/SHOWBIZ/...rt.delp.ap.jpg
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Brad Delp, the lead singer of the 1970s and '80s rock band Boston was found dead at his home in southern New Hampshire on Friday, local police said.
Delp, 55, apparently was home alone and there was no indication of foul play, Atkinson, New Hampshire, police said.
With Delp's big, high-register voice, Boston scored hits with "More Than a Feeling," "Long Time," and "Peace of Mind."
The band's popularity peaked in the late 1970s, but it remained active off and on, producing its last album "Corporate America" in 2002.
Delp was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and bought his first guitar at age 13 after seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, according to his Web site. Since 1994, he spent his spare time working in a tribute band called Beatle Juice, the band's Web site said.
The band's Web site carried a statement, "We've just lost the nicest guy in rock and roll."