Dennis Flemion

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Dennis Flemion
Born (1955-06-06)June 6, 1955
Died July 7, 2012(2012-07-07) (aged 57)
Racine County, Wisconsin
Genres Rock
Instruments Percussion
Associated acts The Frogs, The Smashing Pumpkins
Notable instruments
Percussion, keyboards, vocals

Dennis Flemion (June 6, 1955 – July 7, 2012) was a founding member, with his younger brother Jimmy, of controversial independent rock band The Frogs.[1] He was the primary percussionist for the band. Dennis was also a temporary member of The Smashing Pumpkins from 1996 to 1997, filling in on live keyboards following the death of Jonathan Melvoin.[2]

The brothers Flemion also appeared on "Medellia of the Gray Skies," on the band's single for "Tonight, Tonight". On Adore, the brothers backed vocals for "To Sheila" and "Behold! The Night-Mare".[3][4]

On July 7, 2012, Flemion drowned in a lake in Racine County, Wisconsin.[5][6] He was 57.

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  1. ^ "Divers continue their search for missing swimmer in a Racine County lake". FOX 11. July 9, 2012. Retrieved July 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Frogs Founder, Smashing Pumpkins Member Presumed Dead". themusic.com.au. July 10, 2012. Retrieved July 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Smashing Pumpkins, The - Adore (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "spfc.org : discography : Adore". Smashing Pumpkins Fan Collaborative. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Drowning victim identified". Journal Times. July 9, 2012. Retrieved July 9, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dennis Flemion". Matador Records. July 9, 2012. Retrieved July 10, 2012.