Wrecking Crew Bass Guitarist, Joe Osborn Dies At 81
Wrecking Crew bassist, Joe Osborn died. The Los Angeles-based guitarist died on Friday, December 14 at 81.
Some sources have reported Osborn died of the natural causes, however, the exact cause of his death is yet to be revealed.
The Bass Player Magazine took to their Twitter to express their grief on the death of the famous musician after his death was announced.
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of bass great Joe Osborn. Our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. August 28, 1937—December 15, 2018 pic.twitter.com/2xc3PbMTFX
— Bass Player Magazine (@BassPlayerNow) December 15, 2018
Osborn was ubiquitous from the early 1960s to the mid-70s where he played the sublime tunes as Simon & Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water.
Born on August 28, 1937, in Louisiana, Osborn played the electric bass with a pick that made his ways through on recordings.
Funeral services for the late musician will be announced on upcoming days. Rest In Peace Joe Osborn!