Ian McDonald, best known as a member from King Crimson in 1968 and 1969 and then Foreigner from 1976 to 1980, has died at the age of 75. McDonald died at his home in New
York City. As a member of Foreigner he played on the band’s first three albums including the hits ‘Feels Like The First Time’, ‘Cold As Ice’, ‘Hot Blooded’, ‘Double Vision’ and ‘Dirty White Boy’.
Ian was with King Crimson for their biggest album ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ in 1969. Robert Fripp and Greg Lake were also members of the band. He has also recorded with Steve Hackett of Genesis and John Wetton of Asia and was initiator
and member of the short lived band Fireballet.
A statement from McDonald’s family said he died peacefully at home with his family around him.