, the man who thumped away at the bass for Daryl Hall
and John Oates
for years, has passed away at the age of 58. According to Hall & Oates
' manager, Wolk
suffered what's believed to be a heart attack on Sunday night, hours after wrapping up a studio session with Hall
"Daryl used to refer to him as the ampersand in Hall & Oates,
" said manager Jonathan Wolfson
. In a statement, a heartbroken Hall
said, "It's not if I will go on, but how.
" He went on to say, "T-Bone was one of the most sensitive and good human beings that I have ever known.
In recent years, Wolk
's title changed in the Hall & Oates
camp from plain old bassist to music director.
From 1986 to 1992, he also served as the bass player for the "Saturday Night Live
" house band, during the days when G.E. Smith
led the group.
was set to appear alongside Hall & Oates
on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
" on Monday night before his passing.
joked on his Web site that he was "that guy with the hat
" at Hall & Oates
Thanks for the report to Popeater.com