Ty Longley

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Ty Longley
Born September 4, 1971
Origin Sharon, Pennsylvania, US
Died February 20, 2003 (aged 31)
West Warwick, Rhode Island
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, glam metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
Associated acts Great White, Samantha 7, Nick Menza Band

Ty Longley (September 4, 1971 – February 20, 2003) was an American guitarist and vocalist. He was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Brookfield High School in Brookfield, Ohio.

Longley joined the band Great White in 2000, played in Samantha 7, and played in Nick Menza's solo project which included guitarist Anthony Gallo and bassist Jason Levin. He died in the The Station nightclub fire on February 20, 2003, which claimed a total of 100 lives. Longley left behind his girlfriend, Heidi Peralta, who was 3 months pregnant with the couple's first child. Their son Aceyty Christopher Longley was born in August 2003, 6 months after his father's death.[1][2]

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