That’s right. I remember that.
Immense amount of talent taken too young.
Per OP, however, I just have to say it doesn’t make the chorus tones in their songs (or the actual songs) sound any better to me 30+ years later.
Maybe it's bad taste on my part, but I liked this song then and I still like it now. What's wrong with it? Wish I had that Ric and that long thin coat.
Probably my favorite example of this so-called "bad" quack; JW-O starts veering into Richard Thompson territory on the ending solo...