"Captain" Daryl Dragon, 76


Daryl Dragon, better known as musician The Captain, died of renal failure Jan. 2. He was 76.

Dragon was best known for his role in Captain & Tennille, a husband-wife musical duo behind hits like "Love Will Keep Us Together," and "The Way I Want To Touch You." Dragon also played keyboard for The Beach Boys from 1967 to 1972.

"He was a brilliant musician with many friends who loved him greatly. I was at my most creative in my life when I was with him," said Toni Tennille, his ex-wife and musical partner. Tennille was present at the time of his death.

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