The Native American Music Awards (N.A.M.A.) organization reported the passing of Redbone's Anthony Bellamy, who died on Christmas morning, December 25th, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada with his family by his side. "Anthony, or Tony "T-Bone" Bellamy, who attended the 10th Annual Native American Music Awards and was inducted into the N.A.M.A. Hall of Fame with Redbone in 2008, was a Mexican-American Yaqui Indian who became the lead guitarist, pianist and vocalist for the Native American band," said the N.A.M.A. press release. "He was a beloved and endearing friend of the "Nammys" since its inception, and will be greatly missed."
Redbone became established as a Native American rock group in the 1970s. They reached the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1974 with the hit song, "Come and Get Your Love.
Ive been unable to locate any information regarding his passing beyond a few brief articles to include any information regarding his internment. We may be able to get his a "famous person status" on findagrave if any of the missing information can be located.
Real Name: Robert Anthony Avila
Burial: Cremated, Ashes scattered.
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