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Patrick Sky, Singer-Songwriter Popular in the '60s, Dead at 77

Jeff Tamarkin, Best Classic Bands, May 2021

SINGER-SONGWRITER Patrick Sky, a mainstay of the Greenwich Village folk music community in the mid-'60s, died May 27, 2021, in Asheville, N.C. His death was confirmed by fellow musician Eric Andersen, who noted that Sky had been in hospice care. The cause was Parkinson's disease, prostate cancer and bone cancer. Sky was 77.

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