Captain & Tennille's Daryl Dragon has died aged 76

08/01/2019

Aged 76, Daryl Dragon from the 70's sensational duo Captain & Tennille has died of renal failure Jan 2 at a hospice in Prescott, Arizona. His former wife and the other half of the pair, Toni Tennille was by his side. 

Commonly referred to as Captain, Dragon was initially a member of the Beach Boys from 1967-1972. He then went his separate way and created the duo we loved with Tennille in 1974.

He was a brilliant musician with many friends who loved him greatly," Tennille said in a statement. "I was at my most creative in my life when I was with him.

Dragon and Tennille divorced in 2014 after nearly 40 years of marriage. But their love for each other was made apparent again when Tennille to moved back to Prescott to care for Dragon in 2017.