A sad day for Doobie Brothers fans, drummer Michael Hossack, passed away yesterday after a long battle with cancer. Band manager Bruce Cohn, who said in a statement that the rocker, who is also known as “Big Mike”, died peacefully at his home in Dubois, Wyoming.
The Doobie Brothers released a statement in his memory. Founding member and guitarist Tom Johnston said, “Mike has always been a part of my musical life and the life of the Doobie Brothers; from our earliest singles, like ‘China Grove’ and ‘Blackwater’ to our most recent single ‘Brighter Day’.”
Born under the sign of Libra, Michael Hossack is survived by his son Mike Jr., his daughter Erica Rose and his brother Eric. Astrochicks thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends, rest in peace.