Richard Swift, Former Black Keys Band Member, Dies At 41

“He was the funniest person we ever met, one of the most talented musicians we have ever worked with and we feel so honored to have known him. RIP Richard.” - Dan & Pat

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Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of The Black Keys are mourning the loss of former band member, Richard Swift. He was 41 years old. Their most recent post on Instagram read:

"He was the funniest person we ever met, one of the most talented musicians we have ever worked with and we feel so honored to have known him. RIP Richard.” - Dan & Pat

Recently Swift was hospitalized for a serious medical condition and the the alternative duo were seeking help from their fans to help ease the financial stress that comes with hospital bills.

Our good friend Richard Swift is in need of our help. If you can spare a few dollars please consider. Thank you all. Link in bio. Photo by Jess Wolfe

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