One of his fans eulogized him in an e-mail to us, which read "... he was a pretty good guy in real life, and just acted like a schmuck in the ring." Rest in peace, ravishing one.

Name
Rick Rude
Birthday
December 7, 1958
Age
40
Died on
Sunday, April 18th, 1999
Famous
Confirmed
Sunday, April 18th, 1999
Rick Rude
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Rick Rude was never played in a game.

 
 

 

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This jazz and studio guitar great played on hundreds of recordings including Phil Spector's "River Deep-Mountain High" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," Julie London's "Cry Me A River," and many of the Coasters' hits and was known for beig one of the weirdest dudes in the business.

(d) May 6th, 2004