Paul Barrere, singer and guitarist of Little Feat, has died

The 71-year-old handed away on account of problems from liver illness

Paul Barrere, singer and guitarist of American rock band Little Feat, has died on the age of 71.

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Barrere handed away Saturday, October 26, at UCLA Hospital, on account of problems from liver illness, in accordance with an announcement launched by the band.

“Paul, sail on to the subsequent place in your journey with our abiding love for a life at all times devoted to the muse and the music,” the assertion learn. “We're grateful for the time we've shared.”

Additionally revisiting the second Barrere auditioned for Little Feat, in accordance with the band’s assertion, he initially needed to hitch as a bassist.

“Paul auditioned for Little Feat as a bassist when it was first being put collectively – in his phrases, “as a bassist I make a superb guitarist” – and three years later joined the band in his correct position on guitar.”

Learn the assertion in full beneath:

It's with nice sorrow that Little Feat should announce the passing of our brother guitarist, Paul Barrere, this morning…

Posted by Little Feat on Saturday, October 26, 2019

Barrere joined Little Feat in 1973, earlier than the band recorded their third full-length LP, the gold-certified ‘Dixie Hen’. He took a short go away of absence in 1994 when he was recognized with Hepatitis C with a view to bear remedy. In 2015, he was recognized with liver most cancers.

Little Feat launched 16 studio albums over a span of 41 years, the final being ‘Rooster Rag’, in 2012. Barrere launched three solo albums: ‘On My Personal Two Ft’ (1983), ‘Actual Lies’ (1984) and ‘If the Cellphone Don’t Ring’ (1986).

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