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Elvis Presley, Beach Boys, Ray Charles Musician Dies

Elvis Presley, Beach Boys, Ray Charles Musician Dies

Larry Knechtel - who worked with Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys, Ray Charles and The Doors - has died.

The keyboard player and bassist also worked with Phil Spector and the Dixie Chicks and received a grammy for his work with Simon And Garfunkel’s release ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’.

He reportedly died from a suspected heart attack on Thursday (August 20) aged 69.

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