From Bob Corritore
- RIP Herman "Roscoe" Ernest III - Birthdate not available to March 6, 2011. Drummer Herman "Roscoe" Ernest III, a veteran of the New Orleans R&B scene, died March 6 at age 59 after a long bout with cancer. He was a member of Dr. John's band for over 20 years and appeared on many of the good doctor's records. His resume also included important recordings with Lee Dorsey, The Neville Brothers,Earl King, Irma Thomas, Aaron Neville, Snooks Eaglin, Johnny Adams, Anders Osborne, Al "Carnival" Johnson, Solomon Burke and LaBelle. Obviously considered among the top musicains of the Crescent City, Herman "Roscoe" Ernest III will be greatly missed.