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Guitarist Jeff Golub Dies From Rare Brain Disease


. (The Blues) Blues and jazz guitarist Jeff Golub has died at the age of 59 following a battle against a rare brain disease. The musician - known for his work with Rod Stewart, Tina Turner and Billy Squier, among many others - had been forced to retire in 2013.

He lost his sight in 2011 as a result of the condition, known as PSP, which was finally diagnosed last year. in 2012 he fell in front of a subway train - an event that inspired his 2103 album Train Keeps A'Rolling, made in collaborate with Brian Auger.

He passed away after suffering "rapid physical deterioration" in recent months. His family hope his struggle will raise awareness of PSP. In a recent update they reported: "Jeff's mind is intact and he is fully aware of what is happening. However, the disease dramatically impacts his balance, ability to speak and ability to control his movements." Read more here.

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