Renowned Musician Dan Hicks Passes Away

A Renowned American singer-songwriter Dan Hicks passed away after a two-year long battle with throat and liver cancer in California.

He was 74. Hicks’ wife CT confirmed the singer-songwriter’s death on his official website. “He was true blue, one of a kind, and did it all his own way always,” she wrote. “To all who loved him, know that he will live forever in the words, songs, and art that he spent his life creating. He worked so hard on each and every detail they are all pure Dan.


“He was known for his traditional mix of folk, jazz and country music. He was known as the front man of the acoustic band Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks. 

About Dan Hicks Born on December 9, 1949 to a military family, He began his musical expression as a drummer and later to sing and play guitar. His musical career was started in San Francisco in the 1960s playing drums for rock band The Charlatans. His last album was Live at Davies which was released in 2013 to cap over forty years of music career. 


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