Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2017

Spooky Tooth: Mike Kellie at far right and Gary Wright in the middle.

Mike Kellie

Bands: Spooky Tooth and The Only Ones

Position: drummer

Died: Jan. 19, 2017

Cause of death: undisclosed

Age: 69

Distinction: Spooky Tooth's original drummer (the band was led by Gary Wright) joined the punk band, The Only Ones, in the late-'70s, and performed with many others (George Harrison, Joe Cocker, Traffic, Johnny Thunders) over the years.

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