Paul Cotton aka Norman Paul Cotton was 78 years old American guitarist and singer-songwriter, Paul passed away on August 1, 2001, and his death was first confirmed on Paul Cotton Poco Facebook page. Paul’s family members and friends are paying tribute on socail media, Poco founder Jim Messina wrote “I woke up this morning to very sad news. Paul Cotton was a special musical kindred brother. We spent time together before he joined Poco and indeed gave me a great honour when he filled my position,” and added “He came back into my life once again around 1995 when my son was three years old and we had a chance to spend some gracious moments together. I am now so very grateful I had a chance to meet up with Paul in 2009 when we performed together once again. I last heard his voice on the evening of Rusty Young‘s Radio Memorial that was hosted by John Cowan. The sound of his voice is now forever imprinted in my mind and my heart. May he, this very kind-hearted soul, Rest In Peace.”
What was Paul Cotton Net Worth?
Paul Cotton Net Worth
$2 Million USD
Paul Cotton was a member of the band Poco, an American country rock band originally formed in 1968. He started his career as a songwriter and then eventually lead guitarist and lead singer for the band Poco, in 1970 he joined the band Poco by replacing Jim Messina, and his best-known song with Poco is “Heart of the Night,” from the band’s Legend album which was released in 1978, and his other songs are “Down in the Quarter”, from the Poco album Head Over Heels. In 1978, his song Heart Of The Night reached #20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and in 1987 he left the band Poco and rejoined the band after four years and continued to play with them until 2010. Furthermore, his recent album was 100% Paul Cotton it was released in 2014 and even released four solo studio albums such as Changing Horses (Curb), Firebird When the Coast Is Clear, and Sunset Kidd. Even after he retired from the big shows he performed at Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Shea Stadium, Central Park, Madison Square Gardens, and Fillmore East and West, recently he organized the Illinois Speed Press’ very successful ‘reunion cruise’, where he and former partner Kal David rocked the deep blue sea on a Caribbean Cruise.
The estimated Net Worth of Paul Cotton was around $2 Million USD.
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