Paul deLay is dead.
The great Northwest blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter, Paul deLay, died suddenly today from complications related to liver and kidney failure, apparently caused by advanced lukemia. Click here for more details on Paul's sudden demise, and here for the Seattle Times obituary written by Paul de Barros.
Thanks for the years of inspiration and great music, big guy!
Note: The photo of Paul deLay above was created at Seattle's Eastlake Zoo in 1987.