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Daryl Dragon Dead: ‘Captain’ of Captain & Tennille Dies at 76

Daryl Dragon, the hat-wearing musician familiar to 1970s music fans as half of the bestselling duo the Captain & Tennille, died Tuesday in Prescott, Arizona at age 76.

Dragon’s ex-wife, Toni Tennille, “was with him as he took his last breath,” said Harlon Boll, a spokesperson for the singer. In a statement, Tennille said, “He was a brilliant musician with many friends who loved him greatly. I was at my most creative in my life when I was with him.”

Daryl Dragon, the ‘Captain’ of ’70s Duo Captain & Tennille, Dies at 76

Their songs were fun. They were fun.