Tower Of Power Bassist, Bay Area Funk Legend Rocco Prestia Dies At 69Francis “Rocco” Prestia, the longtime bassist for Oakland funk pioneers Tower Of Power, died overnight Wednesday after a long battle with various illnesses, according to friends and family. He was 69.
Former Tower Of Power Singer Rick Stevens Dies At 77Rick Stevens, the former lead singer of Oakland's Tower of Power rhythm and blues band who spent 36 years in prison, has died. He was 77.
'Tower of Power' Former Lead Singer Rick Stevens Dies At 77The former lead singer of Oakland's ‘Tower of Power' rhythm and blues band who spent 36 years in prison, has died.
Benefit Show Raises Funds For Injured Tower Of Power MembersAs two members of the Oakland-based R&B band Tower of Power continue to recover at a hospital, a benefit concert was held Tuesday night at the same Oakland jazz venue where they were scheduled to play just before being hit by a train while crossing the street last week.
Benefit Concert, Outpouring Of Support For 'Tower Of Power' Players Struck By Amtrak TrainThere has been an enormous outpouring of support for two members of the band Tower of Power who were struck by an Amtrak train on their way to a gig at Yoshi's in Oakland's Jack London Square.
2 Tower Of Power Members Hit By Train Remain HospitalizedTwo members of Oakland-based R&B group Tower of Power remain hospitalized Friday after being hit by an Amtrak train at Jack London Square Thursday night.
2 Members Of Tower Of Power Struck By Train In Jack London SquareTwo members of famed Bay Area R&B band Tower of Power were hit by a train as they walked across tracks before a scheduled gig at Yoshi's jazz club in Jack London Square.
'Tower Of Power' Singer Back On Stage After Decades In PrisonAfter serving several decades in prison for murder, Tower of Power singer Rick Stevens was greeted with applause as he took the stage in San Francisco. Joe Vazquez reports…