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War co-founder and bassist B.B. Dickerson has died

War Co-founder And Bassist B.B. Dickerson Has Died

Morris “B.B.” Dickerson, the co-founder and Bassist of funk-rock band War, has died aged 71.

The musician passed away peacefully at a Long Beach, California, hospital on Friday (April 2) after a long, undisclosed illness, according to Billboard.

Born in 1949 in Torrance, California, Dickerson played a big part in helping to develop War’s signature sound co-writing and playing on tracks like ‘The Cisco Kid’, ‘Why Can’t We Be Friends, ‘Low Rider’, ‘Summer’, and many others.

In addition to playing bass, Dickerson also sang on numerous of the band’s songs including their 1972 hit ‘The World Is a Ghetto’.

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War co-founder and bassist B.B. Dickerson has died


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