Legendary Producer And Manager Kim Fowley Has Passed Away

He was 75.

Kim Fowley, the eccentric producer and manager best known for helming the career of The Runaways, has passed away at the age of 75 after a long battle with bladder cancer, as Billboard reports. Fowley was a fixture in Los Angeles' music scene up until his death, where he worked with everyone from The Runaways to The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Soft Machine, Cat Stevens, Kiss, Alice Cooper, and Kriss Kristofferson, among others. Most recently, he made a cameo in Beyonce's video for "Haunted" and co-wrote Ariel Pink's pom pom tracks "Jello-O," "Sexual Athletics," "Nude Beach a Go-Go," "Exile on Frog Street," and "Plastic Raincoats in the Pig Parade." Revisit a few of more memorable songs tracks below.

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Legendary Producer And Manager Kim Fowley Has Passed Away