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Peppi Marchello RIP

Post by Robin_Shadowes » Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:14 am

Sad to say it happened four months ago but I just recently discovered it. :(

Peppi Marchello, lead singer and songwriter of Long Island Music Hall of Fame band The Good Rats, known for clever rock anthems including "Tasty" and "New York Survivor," died Wednesday night of cardiac arrest. He was 68.
Marchello was recovering from heart surgery last month, but had been feeling ill at his Nissequogue home in recent days, said his brother and Good Rats' co-founder Mickey Marchello.
"He was one of the greatest songwriters and he was the greatest brother," Marchello said. "Beyond that, what else is there to say?

http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/ce ... -1.5667623

Here is their second album Tasty from 1974 and probably the best of them.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYLiZfqEZOk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL5iEWQJfmI
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