Famous music stars died as a result of Kidney disease

Here are 3 famous musicians from the world died in Kidney disease:

Paul Atkinson

Paul Atkinson (March 19, 1946 Cuffley-April 1, 2004 Santa Monica) also known as Atkinson, Paul, The Zombies or Paul Ashley Warren Atkinson was an English guitarist and actor.

Atkinson is best known as a founding member and the guitarist of the successful rock band The Zombies, which was formed in 1961. He played on all of the band's albums and contributed to many of their hit singles, such as "She's Not There" and "Time of the Season". Atkinson also wrote or co-wrote a number of songs for the band.

In addition to his music career, Atkinson had a successful acting career both on stage and screen. He appeared in various productions of the Rock 'n' Roll musical "Buddy" which celebrated the music of Buddy Holly. He also appeared in films such as "Blow-Up" and "The Sandwich Man", as well as TV shows including "The Persuaders!" and "Doctor on the Go".

Atkinson continued to perform with The Zombies throughout the years, even after the band's breakup in the late 1960s. He also worked as a record producer and manager for various artists. Atkinson passed away in 2004 due to liver and kidney disease.

Atkinson was born in Cuffley, Hertfordshire, England, and grew up in St. Albans. He started playing guitar at a young age and was influenced by American rock and roll music. At the age of 15, he formed The Zombies along with keyboardist Rod Argent and other schoolmates. The band became a major part of the British Invasion in the 1960s, alongside groups such as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.

After The Zombies disbanded in 1968, Atkinson moved to California and pursued a career in acting. He appeared in various stage productions and TV shows, including the sci-fi series "The Outer Limits" and the police drama "Adam-12". He also worked as a session musician and played on records by other artists.

In the 1990s, Atkinson reunited with his former bandmates and The Zombies began touring again. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019, and Atkinson was posthumously honored at the ceremony.

Atkinson's contributions to The Zombies' music have been praised by critics and fellow musicians. He was known for his melodic guitar playing and his ability to create memorable hooks and riffs. His legacy continues to influence musicians today.

Atkinson was also known for his love of cricket and was an avid player and fan of the sport. He even wrote a book on his experiences playing cricket called "A Guide to Cricket for Beginners". Atkinson was also passionate about environmental issues and was involved in various conservation efforts. He worked with organizations such as Greenpeace to raise awareness about climate change and wildlife conservation, and even wrote songs and produced albums with environmental themes. Atkinson's love for music and the environment was reflected in his charitable work, and he was known for his generosity and kind-hearted nature. Despite facing health challenges in his later years, Atkinson remained active in music and continued to perform with The Zombies until shortly before his passing. His contributions to music and his passion for making a positive impact on the world continue to inspire and influence people to this day.

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Ada Brown

Ada Brown (May 1, 1890 Kansas City-March 21, 1950 Kansas City) was an American singer and actor.

Genres she performed include Blues.

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Valjean (November 19, 1934 Shattuck-February 10, 2003 Shattuck) also known as Valjean Johns, Val Johns or Val G. Johns was an American musician, pianist and composer.

His albums: Mashin' The "Classicks".

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