Rab Noakes, a magnificent musician, most well-known singer-songwriter, and founding band member of Stealers Wheel passed away at the age of 75.
What Happened to Rab Noakes?
According to singer Barbara Dickson, who shared the news of Scot’s passing on social media, he passed away unexpectedly in the hospital. The Scot was a native of Cupar, Fife. He was a founding member of Stealers Wheel and a solo performer who played at events including Celtic Connections and recorded more than 20 albums.
Noakes was a senior music producer for the BBC before founding his own production company. He frequently worked with other musicians, such as Dickson, who referred to him as “my beloved and old buddy.”
She also wrote on Twitter, “I am startled. The Everly Brothers, the Flying Burrito Brothers, and steadfast love of songs, especially traditional music, were just a few of the things we had in common. “Good night, Rab. I wish you a peaceful rest.
My dear and old friend Rab Noakes has died suddenly in hospital today. I am shocked. We had so much in common – The Everly Brothers, the Flying Burrito Brothers and an enduring love of songs, particularly traditional music. Sleep well, Rab. May you rest in peace. Bx #rabnoakes pic.twitter.com/BVXhJOFqCW
— Barbara Dickson (@BarbaraDickson) November 11, 2022
Rab Noakes Cause of Death
Rab’s untimely passing occurs only a few weeks before the celebrity was scheduled to perform on stage with Frasier Speirs on December 15 at a Polish Club in Kirkcaldy.
According to reports, Noakes died suddenly while he was in the hospital. But as per 2015 online reports, Rb Noakes states that he worried about he would lose his singing voice, but it enabled him to defeat cancer. It might be true that he passed away from cancer complications. Once got enough information regarding Rab Noakes exact cause of death we will update this page.
Rab was slated to perform at a number of festivals and on tours in January and February of next year, which would have delighted admirers across the United Kingdom. These dates are listed on the website of the late musician.