Doobie Brothers’ drummer dies of cancer at age 65

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Undated pubilicity photo of Doobie Brothers(Reuters) – Mike Hossack, a longtime member of rock band The Doobie Brothers, has died of cancer at the age of 65, the band’s manager said on Tuesday. Hossack, who helped give the band its distinctive sound with two drummers in the early 1970s, died peacefully on Monday at his home in Dubois, Wyoming, manager Bruce Cohn said. “Mike was a one-of-a kind guy and a longtime member of the Doobie Brothers,” Cohn said in a statement. “He was a fighter and fought the big battle with cancer and I speak for Mike’s family and the entire band when I say he will be greatly missed. …

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