Sunday, December 16, 2007

Dan Fogelberg: 1951-2007

Singer-Songwriter Dan Fogelberg passed away this morning at his home in Maine - of prostate cancer at age 56.

There was a time (roughly 1972-1979) when his music was an important element of album rock radio, as were many other folk-based singer/songwriters of the era.

Here's three Dan Fogelberg albums that immediately come to mind - music I can recall playing on the air (as current) early in my career:

Of course there were many more. And as AOR evolved, AC radio became hip - and Dan's music became a staple of that format for many years. And every year about this time you can hear one of Dan's songs on radio stations from coast-to-coast:

Read more on Dan's passing he
re. Tipped by Radio Daily News.

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