Ronald Douglas "Ronnie" Montrose (November 29, 1947 – March 3, 2012) was an American rock guitarist who led a number of his own bands as well as performed and did session work with a variety of musicians, including Sammy Hagar, Herbie Hancock, Van Morrison, The Beau Brummels, Boz Scaggs, Beaver & Krause, Gary Wright, Tony Williams, The Neville Brothers, Dan Hartman, Marc Bonilla, Edgar Winter, and Johnny Winter.
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... Ronnie Montrose, known for forming the band Montrose and starting the career of singer Sammy Hagar, played on the band's second album "Positively Negative" ... featuring alternate versions of the songs that Ronnie Montrose played on ... version of "Positively Negative" that features two bonus track instrumentals that include Ronnie Montrose ...
... Prior to forming the band Montrose, guitarist Ronnie Montrose had been a successful session musician, playing (along with future Montrose bassist Bill Church) on Van Morrison's Tupelo Honey album produced ... The original Montrose lineup, consisting of Ronnie Montrose on guitar, Sammy Hagar (then known as Sam Hagar) on lead vocals, Bill Church on bass, and Denny Carmassi on drums, was formed in early 1973 ... were recruited from local San Francisco-area cover bands, while Bill Church and Ronnie Montrose were acquainted from their session work with singer Van Morrison and producer Ted ...
... On March 3, 2012, Ronnie Montrose took his own life ... Ronnie did not leave a suicide note ... Ronnie had a difficult life that led him to be very self-critical and may have contributed to his long-term alcoholism ...
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