After a three-year battle with melanoma, Danny Federici, long-time keyboardist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, died on April 17, 2008. Danny had announced a leave of absence from the band in November of 2007 in order to concentrate on receiving treatment for the illness. He made a brief appearance with the band at a show in Indianapolis on March 20, 2008. More details can be found at this article from Associated Press/Google.
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