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'I Love Rock 'N' Roll' Co-Writer Jake Hooker Dies At 61

8 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Jake Hooker, co-writer of “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll” and guitarist for the Arrows, died earlier this week in California. He was 61.

Jake Hooker Dies

Hooker’s death was confirmed in a statement by his ex-wife, actress Lorna Luft.

“After a weekend of such joy with the birth of our granddaughter Jordan Eloise Richards, I have learned that Jordan’s grandfather, my former husband Jake Hooker, passed away this morning,” Luft’s statement read, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. “Jake was an accomplished musician and the father of my children. We are heartbroken. I have no other plans but to grieve with my children and be grateful for the gift that is our precious Jordan, my mother’s first great grandchild. We ask that you respect our privacy during this most difficult time.”

Born in Israel and raised in the United States, Hooker eventually moved to England in the 70s, »

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