Commander Cody Musician George Frayne’s Death News Released
Sadly, we have to announce that the lead singer and frontman of the band Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen passed away at 77. George Frayne’s death news has been released on Sunday, September 27, 2021, through a post on his Facebook page.
Unfortunately, there is no report through the great musician’s cause of death, and US day News doesn’t confirm or refuse any reason for his death, but we are waiting for more official information, so stay with us.
His death news was revealed on Facebook, writing: “Early this morning As I lay my head upon his shoulder George’s soul took to a flight I am heartbroken and weary, And I know you are too. Thank you so much for all the love you gave And the stories you shared. We are working on two big gatherings On both the east and west coast (The Island and the Bay Area) To celebrate the Old Commander’s phenomenal life And to benefit musicians in need.”
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Reactions to Musician George Frayne’s Death
Sadly, nothing has been reported clarifying musician George Frayne’s cause of death, but several fans, friends, and supporters reacted and stated their condolences on social media websites following this tragic news.
A fan wrote: “RIP George Frayne aka Commander Cody, who hit it big with the Lost Planet Airmen in the early 1970s with ‘Hot Rod Lincoln.’ ” Another tweeted: “RIP to former #Marin resident George Frayne, aka Commander Cody.”
An online user wrote on Twitter: “RIP Commander. Saratoga residents will likely recall George Frayne as a renowned artist and music fans across the globe for his music role as Commander Cody, performing with his sonic ensemble The Lost Planet Airmen.”
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Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen
Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen is a country-rock band founded in 1967. George Frayne was the group’s founder on keyboards and vocals. Alongside him, other artists and musicians, including:
|the classic lineup was Billy C. Farlow||on harmonica and vocals|
|John Tichy||on guitar and vocals|
|Bill Kirchen||on lead guitar|
|Andy Stein||on saxophone and fiddle|
|“Buffalo” Bruce Barlow||on bass guitar|
|Lance Dickerson||was on drums|
George Frayne started releasing albums from 1977 under various titles, including:
- Commander Cody,
- Commander Cody and His Modern Day Airmen,
- Commander Cody and His Western Airmen,
- and the Commander Cody Band.
Frayne received a BA degree from the University of Michigan in 1966 and MA in Sculpture and Painting from the University of Michigan in 1968. He also taught at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
His brother Chris Frayne is credited with the cover art for several albums, including:
- Lost in the Ozone,
- Hot Licks,
- Sleazy Roadside Stories,
- Cold Steel & Truckers’ Favorites,
- Country Casanova.
Chris Frayne passed away in 1992 of multiple sclerosis disease.