The latest Beatles News Briefs, Beatles rumors and Beatles and Sixties Rock and Roll
information all Across the Beatles Blogiverse from the editors of BeatlesNews.com
If you have something we could report here on the blog, please
send it to us!
|The wife of Badfinger's Joey Molland passes away|
[Posted by Dave Haber on Thursday, 03/26/09 11:19 am] [Full Blog] [Tweet] [Facebook]
Sad news for Beatles fans and fans of the Apple artists family. Kathie Molland, wife of Badfinger's Joey Molland, passed away in her sleep on Tuesday.
Kathie was a vocal, ardent supporter of her husband's career. She met Joey Molland in 1970 at a Minneapolis night club while Badfinger were on their first American tour. She married Joey two years later in London where they lived for three years. In 1975 they moved to California, and in 1983, the family moved to Minnesota.
|Joey and Kathie|
Syracuse-area band The Fab Five served as Joey's back-up band frequently. Paul Davie of The Fab Five told the Syracuse Post-Standard, "There's a big sadness in my heart right now. Although I never met Kathie (who, with Joey, was based in Minnesota), I enjoyed dozens of phone calls with her over the last five years. She was Joey's and Badfinger's biggest cheerleader. And I will miss her."
Kathie Molland was born January 9, 1947. She is survived by her sons, Joseph III and Shaun Michael and her husband, Joey. A memorial gathering for Kathie will be held 1:00 - 3:00 PM on Saturday, March 28, at the Washburn-McReavy Strobeck Johnson Chapel, which is located at 1400 Mainstreet, Hopkins, Minnesota. Call (952) 938-9020 for information.
Paul McCartney's personal mix tape
| ||Love Soundtrack|
The Beatles as you've never heard them before!
» Click here to read all the blog posts
This news article is Copyright © 2009, and may not be reproduced on other web sites or in print, in whole or in part, without expressed permission