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1960s Pop music icon Scott Walker died at the age of 76

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1960s Pop music icon Scott Walker died at the age of 76

Rock enigma Scott Walker, member of the 60s Walker band died at the age of 76. The news was confirmed by the performer’s record label on twitter. The singer was a teen heartthrob with The Walker Brothers. But he walked away from the fame. Soon launched an experimental and influential solo career. The Walker Brothers – Scott, John and Gary formed in California but relocated to the UK. There the trio, who were not real brothers, found fame.

Moreover, Scott Walker became a reluctant pop idol. The one whose distinctive baritone voice featured on such hits as The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore. Further featuring on Make It Easy On Yourself and No Regrets.

Furthermore, Scott Walker was an American-born British singer-songwriter, composer and record producer. Walker was known for his distinctive baritone voice. Certainly he was also famous for an unorthodox career path. The infamous path which took him from 1960s pop icon to 21st-century avant-garde musician.

Moreover, the label who announced walker death, said “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Scott Walker,” Further added “Scott was 76 years old and is survived by his daughter, Lee, his granddaughter, Emmi-Lee, and his partner Beverly.” The cause of his death is unknown at this time.

However, at the height of their fame, the Walker Brothers were greeted by screaming fans everywhere.

But Walker went on to shun the limelight. Thus leaving the band at the height of its success. Certainly becoming one of music’s most influential singer-songwriters.

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