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March 03, 2014
Your timeless music and musicianship inspired an endless number of people. You will always be an inspiration to us all,Your music will be with us forever.Rest in Peace Ronnie.
August 17, 2013
So sorry for your passing. You are one of the greatest guitar players in the world. The only thing i could honestly say is i wish you could have seen what we all seen in you and your work and how great a person you were. RIP Ronnie you are so missed by your family and fans who love you and co workers over the years.
February 02, 2013
"Music Man" says it all! Laureen, don't request he play Space Station #5 too many times up there! LOL
June 23, 2012
Ronnie is the reason that I started playing guitar. I saw him at a New Years eve show in San Francisco in the 70's and that was all it took. Thank you Ronnie, for sharing your musical gift with us. You are forever my guitar hero. RIP my friend.
May 13, 2012
Awesome performer, I caught a pick at one of their concerts in Biloxi,Ms.(1976) Still have it, Katrina wasn't about to get it along with all of my other belongings. Will always love the music!!! My deepest sympathy for the family
April 30, 2012
What a great guitarist, musician & composer who will be sorely missed. His spirit lives on in his music. I had the pleasure to meet Ronnie after so many years of following his music. What a great guy, RIP bro.
April 24, 2012
Ronnie,
Thank you for sharing your sheer genius with us. Rest and be at peace our dear friend.You and your music will always be in my heart. With love.
April 07, 2012
Ronnie "rocked the nation". RIP
April 05, 2012
Montrose 1 was the very first LP I purchased as a 12 y/o kid, I still have the LP today, it's timeless music.
Ronnie gave birth to the American Hard Rock/Heavy Metal genre of music, he will be greatly missed.

See you on the other side, Ronnie.

Prayers and well wishes go out to his family
April 01, 2012
I had the good fortune to meet him back in the 90s. What a nice guy and such a guitar virtuoso. Rock on in heaven ronnie
March 31, 2012
I have always been a fan, but I got a chance to know what a special person he was. He was at a show here in St. Louis a couple of years ago and was overcome by our summer heat. He finished the show, but could not come out to meet his fans. His wife kindly took my album for him to sign and mailed it back to me a couple of weeks later. I will never forget their thoughtfulness.
March 30, 2012
I miss you my friend, my heart goes out to your family and friends, Ive been thinking of all the laughs and good times we used to have, you were one of a kind, God bless you buddy....
March 29, 2012
RIP RONNIE!
March 29, 2012
RIP RONNIE!
March 29, 2012
My teenage boyfriend and I saw Ronnie at a really great small club in 1978 and had just the best time, I will never forget his talent, his total class and the way he really emoted on guitar in a way I had not before experienced growing up with the Beatles who, no disrespect, just kinda chopped their chops with no real feeling. Ronnie was and will always be a real top-notch musician from the tapestry of my life.
March 28, 2012
Ronnie Montrose started it all. His phenomenal phrasing and peerless technique continued to break ground in the music industry and he was loved by so many of us. Ronnie embodied a brilliant enduring flame that will remain eternal as he will forever have 'the fire'.
March 25, 2012
RIP, Your music still plays through my speakers and always will, you were a great musician and will never be forgotten. My kids listen to it as I know there kids will listen. One of the Greatest Musicians ever. Rock Candy Baby.....
March 24, 2012
A truly "unsung" rock hero.Rest in peace Ronnie
March 23, 2012
As a guitar player, Ronnie Montrose was such an influence on me. I even tried to look like him in high school(rolled up sleeves and all) There was nobody ever in rock n roll that could get your attention like King Ronnie. He was the definition of a true guitar hero.
It was an eventful day when I got to actually meet him in person. He came to Springfield, MO to play before he went and played @ Blueberry Hill in St. Louis. It was a honor to drive him up there personally.
Bev and I will greatly miss you Ronnie!
March 23, 2012
Thank you for all the music,Our Condolence goes out to the family. May your family rely on
God in this time of grief.
Psalms 46:1
March 19, 2012
Ronnie's legacy may forever be tied to the first Montrose album; but he was much more than that. One only needs to examine his "body of work", to see that it exemplified a passion he had for music. From cutting edge rock, to experimental, to instrumental; Ronnie immersed himself into these territories with equal creativity & enthusiasm, and his playing reflected this at every turn. His music; his sound; struck to your very core---and definitely took you places worth going.

On a personal note; I was able to see, & meet Ronnie on two occasions---aside from being a genuinely great guitar player; he was genuinely great person.

My thoughts & prayers to his family in this time of sorrow,

Peace
March 19, 2012
I shall never forget one of the times I saw Gamma, ronnie having the presence"WHILE PLAYING, Razor King" at the Oasis Ballroom(sacramento, ca) many years ago; to exchange guitar picks "mid-song" with a friend of mine, right there in the front of the stage,like he was just signing an autograph, he was a true "Razor King" with his performances, with that being said, he didn't even miss a note! I'll never forget his brilliance!!
March 18, 2012
ronnie was the best. RIP
March 15, 2012
thank you for all the music. our condolence goes out to your family. RIP
March 15, 2012
brilliant musician and all round good guy. RIP Ronnie you were really something.
March 13, 2012
My girfriend (now my wife)and I met Ronnie in 1974 when he came to Atlanta. Whenever he was in town he would come over and spend the evening. He was a truely good guy. The kind of guy who even had he been a talentless nobody like us you would love to have for a friend. Of course he was the most talented guitarist of his time and continued to be. His firey guitar playing will be missed not only by his fans but by all the guitar greats who are still alive. In the almost forty years that we knew him I have never seen a more powerful guitar player. Go to youtube type in tobacco road 1972 to see what I mean. He only got better. We will miss you a ton Ronnie. Thanks for the memories. You will never be forgotten. RIP Ronnie, you made your mark on this world. Doug and Pat Noland, Woodstock Georgia
March 13, 2012
It was a true honor for my daughter and I to have met and visited with Ronnie on backstage occassions... You are truly missed. Our heart felt condolences to his family.. Pam Erb (Newark, CA)
March 12, 2012
To Ronnie, thank you for the music. To your family, our condolences and love.
March 12, 2012
R.I.P.
March 11, 2012
i am very glad to have went to see ronnie in gilroy back in october 2011.thanks for all the goodtimes your music has broughtto my life. tim schultek san jose ca
March 11, 2012
RONNIE FORVER!!!
March 10, 2012
Ronnie's music is excellent and stands the test of time,yet his music should be remembered for the importance it held for the legion of rock fans that were looking for a local guitar hero in the 1970's. After seeing him for the first time at winterland in 1974, my friends and I knew we were hearing a sound that spoke to hardened rock fans as well as young adolescent boys trying hard to be cool. Ronnie showed us how to look cool and look confident just by watching how he played. He did so much more than just play music, Ronnie was the music and he transformed many of us, and you know who you are, into the self confident individuals that we are today. So thanks Ronnie for all the great music and all the memories,you made the Bay Area a great place to grow up. Steve B. (Millbrae,Ca.)
March 10, 2012
One of my 3 favorite guitarists since the Edgar Winter Group. I saw him twice live when he was touring in support of solo albums. He was one of a kind, he played what he felt and never compromised, never peaked. Glad he finally found the right woman to settle down with in his final years, by all accounts he died a happy man. Rest in peace Ronnie.
March 10, 2012
One of my favorite musicians since the early seventies, back in the Edgar Winter Group days. I have enjoyed his music ever since. I have seen Ronnie play many times over the years and loved going to his shows, he would talk and joke with his fans and was just a regular guy. He will live forever through the music he left us. My thoughts go out to his family and friends.
March 10, 2012
RIP Ronnie you will be dearly missed but not forgotten
March 10, 2012
He was one of my all time favorite guitarists. I saw him play at a NAMM Show on Jan. 14, 2011 and he was fantastic as always. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
March 09, 2012
I worked with Ronnie on a project years ago at the Music Annex and I am also a Millbrae resident. I broke out the albums and have been soaking Ronnie in. Wow! I miss him.
My Prayers and thoughts go out to Family and friends.

Rest in peace Ronnie
March 09, 2012
I followed Ronnie Montrose's career since hearing him put down some smoking guitar riffs with the Edgar Winter Band, and then all the way through every decade of my life, and every changing music
phase Ronnie was to be playing . I wish more people knew and appreciated what he did as a musician. God Bless his family and
remember the great gift of his music he left us with to always enjoy.
R.I.P. Ronnie We will miss you.
Paul Levandoski (Lansing,Ill)
March 09, 2012
I was Ronnie's guitar tech on tour in '85-'86 .... An intense pleasure .... My condolences to the Montrose family .. take great pride in the beauty Ronnie has shared with so many ... RIP ...
March 08, 2012
Thank you for sharing your gift with the world...peace be wih you...
March 08, 2012
' saw ronnie many times in the 70,s , powerful stuff , he,ll be missed . God bless his family in this difficult time ,,, jimmy m.
March 08, 2012
I grew up listening to Ronnie. he's still one of my favorite
guitarist. This is a huge loss.
March 08, 2012
As the editor of Mix magazine, Ronnie and I would occasionally talk about audio and music technologies and life in general.

Later, I was lucky enough to have Ronnie play on my band's first album. This week, I put together some unpublished recollections about working with him in the studio, which reveals the untold side of what he was really like.

It's at http://audioinfosource.com/2012/03/an-untold-side-of-ronnie-montrose-farewell-to-a-true-guitar-hero/

Farewell old friend. Rest well.
March 08, 2012
Ronnie, Just wanted to thank you, what you did brought beauty to our world. You will be missed and never forgotten. RIP.
March 08, 2012
Dear Montrose Family:

I wanted to say how sorry I am for your loss. I was lucky to have seen Ronnie in concert in 1986 in Albany, New York. I still have fond memories of that show. It was one of my favorites, and I've been to
countless shows. He played a guitar that was in the shape of a machine gun ! I managed to be standing right in front of him from the stage. I have several Montrose and Gamma albums, and have enjoyed them immensely.

May his memory be eternal.


John Pipentacos, Tucson, AZ
March 08, 2012
Ronnie, you are one of the reasons why I got into playing rock & roll guitar back in the 70's. You ROCKED the NATION here!!! Now You can ROCK THE UNIVERSE!!! God bless you and your family!! Matt Nichols (Folsom, CA) Were all gonna miss you at the Boardwalk & Powerhouse Pub thanks for the memories
March 08, 2012
rock the heavens! the world will miss you Ronnie you were definitly one bad motor scooter so ride the heavens and rock forever.God bless you.
March 08, 2012
rock the heavens! the world will miss you Ronnie you were definitly one bad motor scooter so ride the heavens and rock forever.God bless you.
March 08, 2012
ronnie simply the best,now your on your bad motor scooter in the sky you will be missed!the music lives forever and the memories, rest in pease Ron.
March 08, 2012
From Winterland, to the Day on the Greens. From free gigs to a tiny Great American Music Hall. "Music from Here" is what he called it. He truely loved what he did. Perfectionist to a fault. But for those that got to meet him, A kind Soul. That Stare, That Stance, THAT SOUND. You only had to see him once, fan for life. always the best. He IS the sound of my youth youth. A a pioneer of Rock n Roll for many who followed. His presence is still in music today. As long as he is in our hearts and they keep beating. He will always be with us. Thoughts and Prayers to Family and Friends. A truely great loss. RIP RM.
March 08, 2012
our condolences go out to the family and may the legend rest in peace.Mike Milkovich,Collinsville Illinois
March 07, 2012
This man was a rock legend,I had the opportunity to work with Ronnie back in 1984 on a small west coast tour,man it was a dream come true for me,I will truly miss him,My prayers go out to his family and friends. Miss ya Ronnie
March 07, 2012
I was able to see Ronnie last May in St Louis a true gentleman prayers to all that he touched .
March 07, 2012
Ronnie, You are missed and loved by many. I'm so glad we got the chance to see you last spring. We are huge fans and will be there for the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
March 07, 2012
Simply The "Best" at what he did. You know who was holding the Guitar when you heard it!
March 07, 2012
When I was Young,,,, Ronie's wizzardry pounded Rock Candy , years later at the STONE in Palo Alto saw him sweetly solo A WHITER SHADE OF PALE, I nearly cried. A fews months back , I wandered into The SHowcase In San Jose and saw a Monster Vintage Caddy parked behind main building, .... Had to ask staff who the hell is taking up two parking Spaces with tricked out Caddy> Ronniw was giving a CLINIC . I waited ,................one hour seemed to blaze by in nano seconds as riffs rang thru the walls. Felt like a kid just to shake his hand, say THANKS. I enjoyed the music from the parking lot. ......He asked what could you hear from out here,
I learned TO Listen ! !
12string mike
March 07, 2012
Had the privilege to hear & meet Ronnie when he came to Lou's Blues in Indialantic, Florida on October 19 2011 & he & his band rocked the house...afterwards he gladly posed with me for a photo I will cherish forever....what a super nice guy he was..:-) my condolences to his family....:-(
March 06, 2012
so sorry to hear of this great loss for his family, and for us all. rest in peace Ronnie
March 06, 2012
When I was a teenager in the late 60's he let me stay at his home in Fairfax for a short period. I'll always be grateful for the refuge. Rest In Peace, Ronnie.
March 06, 2012
Finding out Ronnie Montrose was definately sad news. My Mom passed away in Dec. 2008 and her and my Dad were HUGE fans. They had been to his concerts and listened to his music all the time. His music was a way for my Dad to be able to still connect with my Mom. It definately hit my Dad pretty hard. Our thoughts are with his family.
March 06, 2012
One of my favorite guitarists of all time. Rest in peace Ronnie.
March 06, 2012
Best memory.. Me.. three friends, a 73 Pontiac Firebird and a trip up US 50 to S Lake Tahoe.. Rock Candy Blasting all the way... RIP Ronnie
March 06, 2012
I was so excited to see Ronnie & his band perform in Dallas last Oct. (2011). It means even more now. Having grown up with his music I had forgotten the positive impact it made on my life. I was an up & coming kickboxer & often trained with Montrose & Gamma during workouts. Seeing him in concert in October as a retired champion I relived those days through Ronnie's music. I wish he knew how much his songs changed & inspired my life. You are greatly missed Ronnie.
-Ray Wright
March 06, 2012
I have been a loyal fan since 1973. Ronnie made my life better through his music. I played every record on Sunday as I'm sure many did. I was thrilled to meet him once, a true gentleman who appreciated his fans. I would like to express my sincre condolences to the family. Ronnie was loved by many as is evidenced by the thousands of facebook postings. You Rocked A Nation, now Rock the Heavens...
March 06, 2012
Get on your bad motor scooter and ride Ronnie travel well, Rock the Heaven's like you Rocked the Earth. You will be greatly missed.
prayers to your family.
March 06, 2012
I saw Ronnie play the Rainbow Music Hall in Denver in I believe in the early 80's.
I have been to many concerts, however his was the only I have ever been where the audieance was blown away speachless after one of his solo's. An odd silence then an eruption of ovations. The most incredible guitarist of my lifetime. He will live on through his music. Ronnie RIP. My prayers are with and for his family (Thornton Colorado)
March 06, 2012
Mrs. Montrose - When someone as well known as your husband Ronnie passes, everyone that knew of him is affected. Please know that you are not alone, and receive the condolences of those who care for you. May the strength that God gives strengthen you during your time of bereavement and help you and your family adjust in the days ahead.
March 06, 2012
To The Montrose Family,

I am deeply saddened to learn of Ronnie's passing. He was an incredible, inventive, guitarist. Such technique, such a gift, and, alas, such a great loss.

The walls of Heaven are rockin'...

RIP
March 06, 2012
Ronnie was one of my favorite guitarists ever going back to his days with the Winter brothers, and others before he blazed his own trail into rockgod status. Awesome player taken too soon!
March 06, 2012
The 1st time I saw Ronnie live was in the 70s, the spotlight came on him and he jumped from atop of a set of stacked amps and broke into "Rock Candy", I was hooked from that moment on. Saw him numerous times after that and was always hard rockin. Such a sad and tragic loss, he's already missed. My DEEPEST condolences to his wife Leighsa and his family. Ride that Bad Motor Scooter in Rocker Heaven Ronnie, and Rest in Peace.
March 06, 2012
My condolences to Ronnie's wife, daughter, and grandchildren. Sorry for your loss. Please find solace in prayer at this time of bereavement. Psalms 66:19
March 05, 2012
He su where one great artist, full of soul.

we sure is going to miss this geat artist brother.
March 05, 2012
having been a fan for almost 40 years, Ronnie's guitar work and songs have always kept me feeling young. Today, I am suddenly old...

RIP Mr. Montrose
March 05, 2012
He was blessed with a talent that he truly enjoyed and he is with all the musicians that have passed before him. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family for their loss. He is rockin' on in heaven now!!!
March 05, 2012
Get on your bad motor scooter and ride all the way to the stars.
March 05, 2012
Thank you Ronnie for all the wonderful music. I still rock out to Montrose in the car. You will be missed.
March 05, 2012
One of the greatest and most underrated guitarists of all time...
RIP Ronnie
March 05, 2012
I had the honor of meeting Ronnie at the 2011 NAMM SHOW. He was a HUGE STAR in my book and was a pure pleasure to chat with for a few brief moments. The world looses another great musician. A very sad day.
March 05, 2012
I saw him 6 times in concert and he always rocked the house, rest in Peace brother
March 05, 2012
Miss the music.
March 05, 2012
1ST MONTROSE ALBUM WAS ONE OF MY BEST I
KEPT THE LONGEST& SAW RONNIE W EDGAR
WINTER BAND IN 1971-THANKYOU FOR FORTY
YEARS AND WISH YOU COULD HAVE GIVEN US
FORTY MORE!
March 05, 2012
Meet Ronnie back in the mid 90's he gave me some useful gutiar tips that worked thanks ronnie rick (walnut Creek )
March 05, 2012
Rock'en Ronnie Montrose Will Be in MY Heart Forever. Thank You Ronnie
March 05, 2012
rest in peace Ronnie. Mario, Pittsburgh,Pa.
March 05, 2012
MY MOTHER EVEN LIKED YOUR MUSIC ROCK CANDY MAN. RIP
March 05, 2012
Rock your new nation
March 05, 2012
I grew up as a native San Franciscan...I grew up with Ronnie's music...I will surely miss him..Rich
March 05, 2012
You will be missed!!
March 05, 2012
ronnie was one of the great riffmasters of the seventies.warner bros. presents and the first album with hagar are pure classics.i have all of his solo work.a very tasteful player.i saw montrose in concert twice.play his music.R.I.P.
March 05, 2012
Truly with the GODS of ROCK. Rest in Paradise Ronnie Montrose.
March 05, 2012
Thank you so much for the gift of your music and all your memorable concerts. You will be missed.
March 05, 2012
May Ronnie Rest In Peace. Bless the family and friends. He lived a dream of playing rock for a living. What a fun life.
March 05, 2012
Ronnie was my idol and I must have played his debut album a thousand times while growing up in the Bay Area in the late 70's and early 80's... I know his music and legacy will live on forever. Rest in peace Ronnie!
March 05, 2012
Keep up your good works in the sky. RIP, you will be missed.
March 05, 2012
R.I.P. i remember rock-candy
March 05, 2012
Ronnie was one of the greatest guitarists ever. Fortunate to have seen him on the Open Fire tour in '78 and with Gamma in '80, both were excellent shows. R.I.P. Ronnie Montrose.
March 05, 2012
"The Heavens unfold and a new star is born" (Space Station #5 lyric)

God Bless the Montrose family, music lost a guitar great, the family has lost much more than that. Peace be with you.
March 05, 2012
GREAT rock guitarist. He will be missed but his music will live on forever. RIP
March 05, 2012
You and Sammy were my first concert and it was instint LOVE! Rock on and forever!
March 05, 2012
I will never forget the first time I saw Ronnie play. I purchased my first electric guitar the very next day. I will miss my guitar hero.
March 05, 2012
Rest In Peace, Ronnie Montrose. You will be missed.
March 05, 2012
I will always cherish and hold close to my heart the music and concerts I heard and saw of this remarkable artist. My heart goes out to the Montrose family. I miss you Ronnie. Rest in peace.
March 05, 2012
Thank you for the tasty licks. May you rest in peace brother!
March 05, 2012
RIP brother thank you for being such an insperation
March 05, 2012
RIP Ronnie,
Your family,friend's and fan will miss you very much.Thank you for being such a gifted man.
Nancy Barendregt
St.Peters Mo
March 05, 2012
I grew up rockin to his fantastic music. I still do. One of the Greats of Rock. R.I.P. Ronnie. Your Fan, Scott Debano
March 05, 2012
Forever in peace now spread your wings and fly now angel! Your gone but will never be forgotten!
March 05, 2012
Thanks Ronnie for all the great times and music. I remember seeeing you at Winterland, Cow Palace, Days on the Green. I will never forget you, RIP, T.
March 05, 2012
rip in peace ronnie may god be with your friends and family
March 05, 2012
Your spirit will be with everyone that knew you, and God Bless his soul he's in a better world. His music will live on and you will feel his spirit.. Liza
March 05, 2012
i am just devastated god bless you ronnie and your family thanks for the great music
March 05, 2012
I really loved the shows I saw in the 70's and will never forget what I saw and heard in Dallas last year! The show was great! RIP Ronnie.
Phil Willis
Dallas, Texas
March 05, 2012
I saw him the first time in 1978 and just in October. I got to meet him after the show and he was very friendly and humble. Thanks, Ronnie for your music and your love that you brought to the earth.
March 05, 2012
Ronnie has and always will be one of my favorites. His music is timeless, sounding just as good today as it did when it came out. God bless you Ronnie, and thanks for the great tunes. My condolences to his family, close friends, and fellow fans who will surely miss him.
March 05, 2012
Condolence to the family. He was extremely talented and a nice guy. I was lucky enough to meet him at the Harley Rendezvous in NY last year. Thoughts and wishes to family friends and fans.
March 05, 2012
he was an awsoem player I loved when he was in the band with Sammy Hagar. God Has called another Angle home play your best in Heaven Pennie from TN
March 05, 2012
Been visiting with you on YouTube this morning and remembering all you gave. Thanks for the jams!
March 05, 2012
Fond memories of a concert done in Modesto when the band was new. Great show many years ago, maybe in 1973 or 74.. RIP Ronnie Montrose
March 05, 2012
So sad another Legend passes. As we lose more legends like Ronnie we close in on the final days of what Rock&Roll was and always should be!!
March 05, 2012
One of my Guitar hero's!!! my life willl alweays have you in my heart--Rock heaven too!!!
March 05, 2012
We have lost a truly great guitarist. His music is still fantastic years later. RIP.
March 05, 2012
Thank you Ronnie. 'nough said...
March 05, 2012
Rest in peace
March 05, 2012
Saw Ronnie at a Dallas concert last fall. He was in fine form- upbeat, as fast as ever, and technically brilliant. He had a huge smile on his face for most of the show. He was also gracious to the talented kids in the opening act and showed them "how we did it back in the '70s." RIP, Razor King.
March 05, 2012
Now, get on your bad motor scooter and ride! RIP
March 05, 2012
Ronnie, you will be missed, but certainly never forgotten. Leighsa, what an honor it was to meet and work with you and Ronnie last October in Dallas. We had a wonderful time that I will always remember.
March 05, 2012
Ronnie you will be missed. Time to ride your bad motor scooter through the Pearly Gates and give the Man a solo he'll never forget. Rest in Piece>
March 05, 2012
As a guitarist/musician, I have the highest respect for Ronnie. He will be missed here and welcomed warmly in Heavens Band. RIP Mr. Montrose.
William S. Cassidy III
March 05, 2012
Thank you Ronnie for many wonderful years of great songwriting and performances. Thank you to his family for sharing him with us. From 1972 untill today your music has been inspirational to me. "Mach 1" all the way "Music Man"
March 05, 2012
I grew up rockiing to Montrose and imitating them in a band. May the God of all comfort, comfort the family, friends, and fans of Ronnie Montrose. God is close to those lonely at heart, And those who are crushed in spirit he saves.
March 05, 2012
Rest in peace.
Thank you for all the music/memories.
March 05, 2012
I remember seeing you perform in Golden, CO at a nightclub in the late '80s. It's was one of the best shows I've ever seen. You were the best in the business. Rock On Ronnie! R.I.P.
March 05, 2012
With deepest sympathy to the Montrose family during your time of grief...Psalm 46:1...God is for us a refuge and strength, A help that is readily to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead.
March 05, 2012
Get the jam session started Ronnie and Jimi.
March 05, 2012
Get on your bad motor scooter and ride. rip
March 05, 2012
RIP Ronnie.You were the first rock gituarist I was turned on too back in the 7th grade. Your riffs were the BOMB! You will be MISSED.Now you and Jimi are together rocking the Heavens. ONE LOVE
March 05, 2012
condolences to the family,and former band mates......still one of the top 10 albums of all time(MONTROSE-MONTROSE).......i got that cassette in 1974 along with PAPER MONEY.....just some of the best straight ahead rock the you could ever want to hear...listen it to still, almost every day....your band was the backdrop for so many things that happened with the kids growing up in the 70's in BILLERICA ,MASS...it was such an influence on us all to help define what great rock was...peace
March 05, 2012
TO THE MONTROSE FAMILY ISAIAH 40:1 COMFORT,COMFORT MY PEOPLE SAYS THE GOD OF YOU MEN.
March 05, 2012
What a sad day for music fans everywhere..deepest sympathy to the family...may your music live forever..rest in peace
March 05, 2012
Bummer! We have lost another genius from the rock n roll world! God bless!
March 05, 2012
Rock in Peace Ronnie. You are now lead guitar for a great band in Heaven!
March 05, 2012
Ronnie:
Rest in Peace Brother you are a true Rocker and I want to thank you for the great time I had the one time I saw you play. I was blowen away and you introduced me to the Red Rocker. RIP God has good rocken tonight.
March 05, 2012
To Ronnie;s family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss.RIP and Rock On ! You will be missed , but never forgotten.
March 05, 2012
Rock The Heavens!!!
March 05, 2012
R.I.P. Ronnie
March 05, 2012
R.I.P. Ronnie,,,, Gone But Never Forgotten. I have some really awesome memories of skating to your music when I was a teenager and just discovering rock.
March 05, 2012
Thanks for all the great music over the years. RIP Ronnie Montrose, You were one of the few great guitar players!
March 05, 2012
Condolences to the family on the loss of their loved one. May you find comfort & strength. He's a legend that will be remembered. Thank you for sharing him & his talents with us.
March 05, 2012
It saddens me when we lose one of the great ones that gave us so much and made our lives just that more enjoyable. He will infuence many generations of rock guitarist with the mastery of his contributions. My brothers band 'Revolver' plays 'Bad Motor Scooter' as a staple of their perfomance each time they play. And will continue in his memory now. Our condolences to the Montrose family. And Thanks Ronnie for all of it. You were one of the special ones for sure.
March 05, 2012
Saw him play in a tiny bar in Garden Grove, Ca. in the late 80's. Knocked the walls down. After the show he was nice enough to take pics, sign posters and even signed my friends guitar. Thank you for the great music that we'll be listening to until, we meet again? (I hope!)
March 05, 2012
my memories go back to shows in Detroit, back when the Rock and Roll was real, like Ronnie. When playing on stage meant something, and Ronnie showed us the enery.Thank you Ronnie please comfort his family Lord ")0("
March 05, 2012
Enjoyed the riffs and continue to love the music! God bless the family left behind!
March 05, 2012
To the the family of Ronnie Montrose - May God give you peace and comfort through his word and the Lord Jesus Christ during this time of sorrow, I know that he will be missed by many.
March 05, 2012
ronnie you were my idol, your music helped me through life
March 04, 2012
Sorry for your loss! My fav group only forever... Prayers to family and friends
March 04, 2012
Condolences! Off to Space Station #5 on your Bad Motor Scooter. Godspeed Ronnie!
March 04, 2012
You shall be missed.
March 04, 2012
Ronnie will be missed
Lynette (ex-wife) and son Dominic
March 04, 2012
Saddened by the loss of Ronnie...was one of the best guitarists ever! I love his music and will always remember him and his music while growing up. Love ya Ronnie, RIP.
March 04, 2012
Rock on Ronnie you will be missed by all the rock and roll community and ride that bad motor scooter to heaven peace you will be missed
March 04, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Thank you so much for your music.
March 04, 2012




~Angels sing n`sigh~
Our condolences
In the Days
of Winterland
SanFranCisco
And Day on
the Green In
OaklandCaliFornia
BILL GRAHAM PRESENTS
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Enjoy a Mystical
Ride in to a new
Life'
Thanks for the
Memories
RIP RONNIE MONTROSE

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March 04, 2012
What a loss- as a product of the 70's rock scene I was always in awe of his playing. Saw him at Sausalito Art festival in August and at Uptown in Napa a month ago. Thanks for the footage Jim that was a great show and one I will always remember.
Ride that Bad Motor Scooter Ronnie- you were one of the best. My deepest condolences to the famiily
March 04, 2012
To Ronnie's family,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss.
His music was important to the world, but I will remember him as my friend.
Thanks for the memories, Thanks for the love. I will miss you.
March 04, 2012
Rock on!!!!
March 04, 2012
Instead of cassettes, albums and 8-tracks, Ronnie and his music have found - and will continue to find - a home on my iPod and computer. Thanks for the rocking the nation and world, Ronnie. RIP and my sympathies to his family.
March 04, 2012
R.I.P. Ronnie, You were GREAT !!!!!! Now get on your "BAD MOTOR SCOTTER" To Heaven
thanks for the autograph..
Mark A. Guardino
March 04, 2012
Ronnie, you will always be in my heart and memories! One "Bad Motor Scooter" has taken the last "Free Ride!" R.I.P. old friend... from an ol' roadie and body guard of the 60's-80's era.
March 04, 2012
What a great guitar player, seen him play many many times through the last 40 years, he was all about the music.

My deepest condolences to his family.
-Pavlo
March 04, 2012
RIP Ronnie,thanks for all the great music and being a big part in the soundtrack to my life
March 04, 2012
as Ronnie's agent for the past few year's I want to share this. The last footage.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=GLIPElq2Asg
March 04, 2012
We lost an entertainer, but he was someone's brother, son, uncle and grandpa. Many condolences to the family. May you all find find comfort through God's love but also each other and the many memories you have of Ronnie.
March 04, 2012
"Sledgehammer" forever Ronnie.have that "Sweet rock-candy" brother
March 04, 2012
Rono,

The Standing Ovations have just begun,

PEACE...................

Tom
March 04, 2012
RIP Ronnie Montrose. You provided many great R&R memories for us. You will never be forgotten.
March 04, 2012
I saw Montrose on a bill in Amarillo, TX in the 1970's. They were simply incredible and ruined me for the unfortunate main act that followed them! I couldn't get over 'Bad Motor Scooter' with Ronnie's spot on impersonation of a motor bike and the sheer power and energy of the band. The whole place was just rocking! We didn't want to let them leave, even after several encores...kind of like now.
March 04, 2012
Thanks for the lovely fun memories Ronnie
March 04, 2012
Ronnie, You are by far one of the GREATS! This is horrible news! I remember trading toys with the neighbor for her Warner Bros. Presents album. Lots of memories to the Montrose album, Rock Candy... Thank you for the GREAT music! Thank you so much! You'll be missed but NEVER forgotten.
March 04, 2012
God Bless!!
March 04, 2012
Thanks for all the beauty you added to the world through your music. My heart goes out to all the family and friends you left behind. God bless you and may your soul rest in peace.
March 04, 2012
RONNIE YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED, YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE WORLD OF MUSIC WILL LIVE FOREVER!!!!!!
CHRIS FROM THE CADILLAC CLUB DAYS
March 04, 2012
Thanks for all the wonderful music over the years, Ronnie. R.I.P.
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