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Brett Tuggle dead at 70: The keyboardist for Fleetwood Mac had cancer

Brett Tuggle dies at age 70: The keyboardist for Fleetwood Mac and The David Lee Roth Band passes away after battling cancer as Rick Springfield shares heartfelt tribute

  • Keyboardist Brett Tuggle has died at the age of 70 after battling cancer 
  • He had toured for 20 years with iconic Seventies band Fleetwood Mac 
  • And he was one of many founding members of The David Lee Roth Band
  • Tuggle additionally helped Roth write his 1988 hit tune Just Like Paradise

Acclaimed keyboardist Brett Tuggle has died at the age of 70 after battling cancer.

He had toured for 20 years with Fleetwood Mac and was one of many founding members of The David Lee Roth Band. Tuggle additionally helped Roth write his 1988 hit tune Just Like Paradise.

Brett had labored with a variety of artists together with Rick Springfield, Jimmy Page, John Kay and Steppenwolf, Styx’s Tommy Shaw, and Mitch Ryder.

Gone a lot too quickly: Acclaimed keyboardist Brett Tuggle has died at the age of 70 after battling cancer. Seen in 2019

A rock favorite: from left, Waddy Wachtel, Brett and Rick Rosas backstage at The Joint in Los Angeles in 2006

A rock favourite: from left, Waddy Wachtel, Brett and Rick Rosas backstage at The Joint in Los Angeles in 2006

‘Our candy Brett Tuggle made it dwelling tonight,’ buddy Springfield wrote on Twitter. ‘God bless his lovely spirit.’

Brett is survived by daughter Michelle and son Matt.

They shared with Rolling Stone that his household was ‘with him all through your complete time of his sickness’

And they shared that Brett was a ‘beautiful father.’ Matt added, ‘He gave me music in my life.’

The star was born in Denver, Colorado and at a younger age realized learn how to play the piano.

In 1970 he toured with Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels. And in 1971 the star performed guitar on the album Detroit. 

Legendary: He had toured for 20 years with Fleetwood Mac and was one of the founding members of The David Lee Roth Band. Tuggle also helped Roth write his 1988 hit song Just Like Paradise. Seen in 2019

Legendary: He had toured for 20 years with Fleetwood Mac and was one of many founding members of The David Lee Roth Band. Tuggle additionally helped Roth write his 1988 hit tune Just Like Paradise. Seen in 2019

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