Boston lead singer Brad Delp dead at 55

ATKINSON, N.H. (AP) ? Brad Delp, the lead singer for Boston, a huge rock sensation in the 1970s, was found dead Friday in his home, police said. He was 55. Atkinson police responded to a call for help at 1:20 p.m. and found Delp dead. Police Lt. William Baldwin said in a statement the death was "untimely" and there was no indication of foul play.
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ATKINSON, N.H. ? Brad Delp, the lead singer for Boston, a huge rock

sensation in the 1970s, was found dead Friday in his home, police said.

He was 55.

Atkinson police responded to a call for help at 1:20 p.m. and

found Delp dead. Police Lt. William Baldwin said in a statement the

death was "untimely" and there was no indication of foul play.

Delp apparently was alone at the time of his death, Baldwin said.

"There was nothing disrupted in the house," Police Chief Philip

Consentino said. "He was a fairly healthy person from what we're able

to ascertain."

The cause of his death remained under investigation by the

Atkinson police and the New Hampshire Medical Examiner's office. Police

said an incident report would not be available until tomorrow.

Delp sang vocals on Boston's 1976 hits "More than a Feeling"

and "Long Time." He also sang on Boston's most recent album, Corporate

America, released in 2002.

He joined the band in the early 1970s after meeting Tom

Scholz, an MIT student interested in experimental methods of recording

music, the group's official website said. The band enjoyed its greatest

success and influence during its first decade.

The band's last appearance was in November 2006 at Boston's Symphony Hall.

On Friday night, the website was taken down and replaced with the statement: "We just lost the nicest guy in rock and roll."