MUSIC legend Leon Redbone had died aged 69.
The Vaudeville songwriter retired in 2015 after a host of health problems.
A post on his site read: “He departed our world with his guitar, his trusty companion Rover, and a simple tip of his hat.
“To his fans, friends, and loving family who have already been missing him so in this realm he says, ‘Oh behave yourselves. Thank you … and good evening everybody.’”