Gap Band bassist dead at 53

Robert Wilson bassist of The GAP Band has died. He was 53. He is believed to have died of a heart attack, said Karen Lee, publicist for his brother and Gap Band singer Charlie Wilson. The Gap Band was composed of brothers Robert, Ronnie and Charlie. “My brother Robert was a bad boy on the bass,” Charlie Wilson said. “We shared a bond as brothers, musicians and friends. I loved him, and losing him is difficult for both Ronnie and I. The music world has lost a very talented man.”



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