Ritchie Yorke

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Yorke in 2008

Ritchie Yorke (12 January 1944 – 6 February 2017) was an Australian writer, broadcaster, historian and music journalist. He was born in Brisbane, Queensland. He worked for publications such as Rolling Stone, The Sunday Mail and Billboard. He was well known for his work in the United Kingdom and Canada. In 1969, he was at the Bed-In of John Lennon and Yoko Ono in Montreal, Quebec.

Yorke died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on 6 February 2017 in Brisbane. He was 73.[1]

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  1. "Ritchie Yorke, Brisbane music writer, dies at 73". The Courier-Mail. 7 February 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2017.