Bernard “Buddy” Seigal


Bernard “Buddy” Seigal, a founder of country-rock band the Beat Farmers and a fiery music journalist, died April 2 of a heart attack in San Diego. He was 48.

The singer and guitarist, who performed under the stage name Buddy Blue, was a founding member of the Beat Farmers, which formed in 1983. He left the band in 1986 and later enjoyed a successful solo career, playing under the marquees of acts including the Buddy Blue Band, the Rockin’ Roulettes, the Jacks and Raney Blue.

Starting in the 1990s, he worked as a music writer, contributing to the Los Angeles Times, the San Jose Mercury News, the Orange County Register, OC Weekly and the San Diego Union Tribune.

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