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Brad Delp
Birth: Jun. 12, 1951
Peabody
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 2007
Atkinson
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA

Musician. Lead singer of the popular 1970s rock group Boston. Born Bradley E. Delp, his life in music began with the Beatles. After seeing them on The Ed Sullivan Show at the age of 13 he decided to learn to play the guitar. The first band he joined was called the Iguanas. The Monks being the band he played in throughout his high school years. After graduating from high school he had a job making the heating coils for Mr Coffee machines. He performed in local clubs when he could, which helped to hone his particular style. Delp was known for his high range. In 1969 he performed with Mother's Milk with founder Tom Scholz and fellow band mate Barry Goudreau. A demo tape was bought by Epic records and the name of the band changed to Boston. Boston's debut album (1976) sold more than 17 million copies and scored hit singles with "More Than a Feeling", "Long Time", and "Peace of Mind". Delp co-wrote "Smokin'" along with Scholz, and "Let Me Take You Home Tonight" himself. When Delp had time off from Boston he devoted himself to a Beatles tribute band called Beatlejuice. A vegetarian who didn't drink or do drugs, he was often referred to as "the nicest guy in rock and roll", but his later years were darkened by depression. He committed suicide at 55, just as Boston were about to launch a new concert tour. (bio by: ditdit) 

Cause of death: Suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
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Originally Created by: A.J. Marik
Record added: Mar 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18312460
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God bless you and grant you freedom from pain and the eternal peace and joy within the Kingdom of Heaven that evaded you in this world. Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Jul. 14, 2016
I love you. Now and slways. Find me again.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 6, 2016
Your voice was such a seminal part of my formative years. Middle-aged now and truly appreciate the beauty you brought to the world and recognize even more the great loss for a generation. Rest peacefully.
- Dr Heinous
 Added: Jun. 23, 2016
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