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R.I.P. Gary Richrath (1949-2015)

We were very sad to learn of the death of the famed REO Speedwagon guitarist, Gary Richrath. He was 65 years old and will truly be missed. He was one of the more underrated guitarists of his time but was well respected within his peers. Most REO Speedwagon fans will tell you that he was the heart and soul of the band. He kept them going in the direction of rock n’ roll with his great writing and roaring guitar solos. Sadly, he left the band in 1989 for various reasons, but was never forgotten by his legion of fans who credit him as one of if not the main reasons for REO Speedwagon’s great success and rock n’ roll stature. To listen to and watch two of his iconic guitar performances, jump forward. [nextpagelink][/nextpagelink]
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