Bernie Worrell Dies at age of 71
The man often referred to as the Jimi Hendrix of the keyboards is dead. Bernie Worrell died at the age of 71 Friday. His keyboard playing for Parliament-Funkadelic in the 70s and 80s influenced musicians of funk, rock, hip-hop and more. His wife Judie announced on his Facebook page that Worrell died at his home in Washington state from lung cancer. The classically-trained Worrell also worked with the Talking Heads, Keith Richards and the Pretenders.