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9/10/21-Les McKeown’s autopsy

Source: Les McKeown died of a "heavy heart". The Bay City Rollers frontman passed away suddenly in April, aged 65, and a coroner's report has revealed the music legend died of a "combination of natural causes", including heart disease, and the long-term effects of excessive drug and alcohol use. Madam Hassell ruled at Poplar Coroner's Court this week: "It was partly natural, it was long-term high blood pressure, and […]

todaySeptember 10, 2021


9/3/2020-Bay City Roller Dies

Bay City Rollers star Ian Mitchell has died at the age of 62. The guitarist joined the band in 1976, when he replaced bassist Alan Longmuir and although he left the group just seven months later, he made a long-lasting impression on the band. A statement posted on the Bay City Rollers' Facebook page reads: "We are deeply saddened by the news of Ian Mitchell's death. "Our thoughts and prayers […]

todaySeptember 3, 2020


7/3/18-Bay City Roller Dies

Alan Longmuir, a founding member of the Scottish pop group the Bay City Rollers, which enjoyed huge commercial success in the 1970s, died on Monday in Scotland. He was 70. His family announced his death but did not specify where he died or give a cause. He had been receiving medical treatment in Edinburgh after being flown home from Mexico, where he fell ill while on vacation. The Bay City […]

todayJuly 3, 2018