News: Beloved Bassist Dead At 68

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Foghat Bassist Dead At 68

It is with great sadness that we have just learned that Craig MacGregor, bassist for the legendary rock band Foghat has passed away at the age of 68. Craig first joined Foghat back in 1976 and remained with the band on and off until 2015 when he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Complications due to lung cancer are believed to be the cause of death. Foghat took to their Facebook account to make a brief statement regarding Craig’s passing…

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On behalf of Craig MacGregor's family and the Foghat family, it is with great sadness that we are letting you know that…

Posted by Foghat on Friday, February 9, 2018

His Roots…

Craig started playing music at the age of 7 learning many different instruments such as piano, trumpet, and even the drums before finally realizing his destiny on the bass guitar. Craig joined several bands and even toured the states finding moderate success. It wasn’t until 1976 that he found his home in Foghat and remained a consistent member of the band until his departure in 2015.

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We are just getting the news about the legendary Craig MacGregor passing away after his long battle with cancer. Craig…

Posted by Skinny Molly on Friday, February 9, 2018

Lost a good friend. R.I.P. Craig MacGregor, Bassist for Foghat for many years. Craig was a great musician, a wonderful…

Posted by Rock Legends Photographers and Blues Concert Photos on Friday, February 9, 2018

Thank You, Craig!

It truly goes without saying that Craig will be missed more than words can express. He leaves behind a legacy and standard that will never be replicated. For all of this we say thank you for the memories, Craig. RIP Craig MacGregor, you will be missed more than we can bear.

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