Keith Allison Death – Cause of Death: Musician, Keith Allison passed away at his home in Sherman Oaks, California on Wednesday, November 17. Keith’s death was announced on Thursday via a post shared on his Facebook page.
Keith Allison was a multi-talented songwriter, musician, singer and actor with a long list of credits. He recorded and performed with some of the biggest names and acts such as Roy Orbison, Ringo Starr, Sonny & Cher, The Beach Boys, The Righteous Brothers, Chuck Berry, Paul Revere & The Raiders, The Monkees, Boyce & Hart, Harry Nilsson, Alice Cooper, Rick Nelson, The Crickets and Johnny Rivers just to name a few.
He also appeared in many movies and TV shows as an actor and musician.
Keith contributed to a lot of memorable music including The Monkee’s self-title debut, ‘Headquarters’, ‘Head’ and co-writing “Aunties Municipal Court” with fellow Texan Michael Nesmith on ‘The Birds, The Bees, and The Monkees’. Keith played Guitar and Harmonica on Sonny & Cher’s “The Beat Goes On”. In 1967 Columbia Records signed and released the album Keith Allison ‘In Action’.
In 2007, Keith was inducted as a member of Paul Revere & The Raiders into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame.
“Gutted to hear about the passing of our friend and musician Keith Allison. He not only left a massive mark in pop culture as a member of “Paul Revere & the Raiders”, but he also left a permanent mark in our hearts forever,” Alison Martino shared. “So many great times with Keith.”