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Fans have started to ask about the English singer-songwriter and virtuosic guitar player, legendary musician Michael Chapman’s cause of death after he passed away on Friday (September 10, 2021) at the age of 80. Rest in peace, great man.

Rob Hatch-Miller wrote, “RIP Michael Chapman, a truly great legendary British folk-rock singer-songwriter of the 1960s and 70s. If you want to start somewhere, ‘Rainmaker’ (a @lightintheattic reissue) is an absolute killer album. And here’s his live set on my @wfmu show from 2005.”

Michael originally kicked off playing guitar with jazz bands, principally in his hometown of Leeds in the West Riding of Yorkshire. He then came to fame in the folk clubs of the late 1960s and was well known for one of his ‘progressive’ music scenes. He had published more than 50 albums.

Born in Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, on January 24, 1941, Michael attended art college and served as an art and photography teacher at Bolton College, Lancashire.

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He was often playing jazz guitar standards as American jazz performers heavily inspired him. As he Listened to other English guitar players like Ralph McTell, Chapman grew his own unique style of playing uniting jazz, folk & ragtime stylings.

First playing on the London and Cornwall folk music tours in 1967, such as the Piper’s Folk Club in Penzance, alongside John Martyn and Roy Harper, Michael’s first album was Rainmaker in 1969, being produced by Gus Dudgeon who additionally cooperated by Elton JohnDavid BowieSteeleye Span, and so others. 

Rainmaker was published on the EMI progressive label Harvest, while Chapman was playing the folk and progressive circuits throughout the festivals of the early 1970s, along with big celebrities including Mick RonsonRick Kemp, and Keef Hartley.


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What’s Musician Michael Chapman’s Cause of Death

Although no official sources have clarified musician Michael Chapman’s cause of death at this time, some claim he recently had health problems, which led to his sudden death.

US day News does not confirm any rumors, but our team is trying to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible. Our team is trying to find detailed information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible. Nevertheless, family privacy should be respected at this difficult time.

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Chapman celebrated 5 decades as a professional musician in 2016. He played professionally and regularly tours in the UK, Europe, and the US in recent years and before his passing.


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While living in Kingston upon Hull, Chapman recorded more than three albums for Harvest. Fully Qualified Survivor, produced by Gus Dudgeon with lush strings managed by Paul Buckmaster, received much significant acclaim from famous figures like BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel, and contained his famous track, “Postcards of Scarborough.”


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Reactions To Death of Unforgettable Chapman

Celebrities’ death news always breaks many hearts; however, fans kindly remember memories, and their idols are alive in their hearts even after death.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael Chapman’s family, friends, fans, bandmates, and all of his loved ones on these tough days. You can also leave a condolence message below the comment box to honor him; Fans widely ask, “what happened to Michael Chapman?” So if you have any related information about his death, please share it with us.

Quickly after the tragic news was released, many beloved musician’s friends and fans expressed their sadness on social media by posting their tributes:

Someone wrote, “Sad to hear of Michael Chapman’s death. Had the pleasure to meet him once or twice, lovely chap(man).”

Another said, “RIP Michael Chapman. Was thinking of this song and trying to transmute it’s aura to my bass at the last Nap Eyes recording session.”

Farewell, Michael Chapman! We’ll not see one like you again.

A fan tweeted, “Rest in peace to the great Michael Chapman. His music helped me keep going when going felt hard. He made it all feel possible. Total inspiration.”

And also, a user sadly penned, “So sad to hear of Michael Chapman’s passing. Here’s a photo I took from the last gig I saw him play @KitchenGarden3 Such a great songwriter, guitarist & teller of wonderfully crazy stories, especially the one about John Fahey drunk & draped in an American flag. A sad day.”

Someone shared a heart-touching memory, “I saw Michael Chapman play the Hyde Park free concert in the pouring rain in 1970. I reminded him of that when I met him. “Ah, the time I narrowly avoiding electrocution,” he remembered. I was so glad he found a whole new audience for his innovations in recent years. RIP.”


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Michael Chapman’s Songs:

  • After All This Time
  • Aviator
  • Kodak Ghosts
  • Naked Ladies & Electric Ragtime
  • Postcards Of Scarborough
  • Sea Of Wine
  • Soulful Lady
  • Stranger In The Room
  • Wellington The Skellington
  • It Didn’t Work Out
  • Caddo Lake
  • Shuffleboat River Farewell
  • You Say
  • That Time of Night
  • Youth is Wasted on the Young
  • Truck Song
  • Theme from the Movie of the Same Name
  • And more.



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2 Comments

  1. Mick Hill September 12, 2021

    RIP Mick W”yatt

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  2. G P SMOUT September 12, 2021

    There are a few inaccuracies in this article, including the picture of a man who is NOT the subject of this article . “It is labelled Farewell, Michael Chapman! We’ll not see one like you again”.

    Reply

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