T-Bone Wolk Dies
March 1, 2010 at 4:29 PM (PT)
Ace musician/music director/producer TOM "T-BONE" WOLK passed away SATURDAY night of what's believed to be heart failure; an autopsy is pending.
Best known for his 30 years as bassist, musical director and sometimes co-producer of DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES, WOLK also worked with the likes of CARLY SIMON, SHAWN COLVIN, ELVIS COSTELLO, ROSEANNE CASH, CYNDI LAUPER, HARRY NILSSON, PAUL CARRACK, AVRIL LAVIGNE, BILLY JOEL, CHYNNA PHILLIPS, JOE PESCI, HOWARD STERN and more. He played on the first gold rap record, KURTIS BLOW's "The Breaks" and later joined guitarist G.E. SMITH as part of the SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE band.