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Brian Howe

Brian Howe (1953–2020), former Bad Company singer

by Kirk Fox

Brian Howe was the former lead vocalist with rock group Bad Company, taking over for Paul Rogers in 1986.

  • Died: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 (Who else died on May 6?) 
  • Details of Death: Died at the age of 66 from cardiac arrest in Florida.
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Bad Company

Howe had been singing in various bands in England with little success when he was signed in 1984 to be the lead vocalist for Ted Nugent’s band.  After recording with Nugent on the album “Penetrator,” Howe joined Bad Company in 1986 replacing Paul Rogers as lead singer. Bad Company with Howe released the hit albums “Dangerous Age” and “Holy Water,” the latter featuring the hit song “If You Needed Somebody.” Howe left the group in 1994 for a solo career with his last single “Hot Tin Roof,” coming out in 2017.

What they said about him

Full Obituary: New York Post

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