Alan Merrill passes away at 69 because of coronavirus &
Musician Alan Merrill, co-writer and singer of the unique model of ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” died on Sunday of issues from coronavirus, on the age of 69.
The information was shared by his daughter, Laura Merril, on her Facebook web page.
“The Coronavirus took my father this morning,” she wrote.
“I was given 2 minutes to say my goodbyes before I was rushed out. He seemed peaceful and as I left there was still a glimmer of hope that he wouldn’t be a ticker on the right-hand side of the CNN/Fox news screen.,” continued Laura in her Facebook post.
The late musician was a member of the band ‘The Arrows.’ Reportedly, it was whereas within the band, he wrote the music ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ which the band launched in 1975.
American singer-songwriter Joan Jett, upon listening to of Merrill’s demise, took to Instagram to pen a heartfelt observe.
“I’ve just learned of the awful news that Alan Merrill has passed. My thoughts and love go to his family, friends and music community as a whole. I can still remember watching the Arrows on TV in London and being blown away by the song that screamed hit to me. With deep gratitude and sadness, wishing him a safe journey to the other side,” the assertion learn.
In the music business, aside from Merrill, coronavirus claimed the lifetime of Grammy-winning nation music legend Joe Diffie on Sunday. He was 61.