Michael Rhodes, renowned bassist and Nashville session musician, died at the age of 69.

Rhodes passed away at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 4.

Michael Rhodes, a bassist and session musician elected into the Musicians Hall of Fame in 2019, has died. He was 69.

A spokesman for Billboard confirmed Rhodes’ death. Rhodes died at his home in Nashville, Tennessee (March 4). At the time of publication, no cause of death was reported.

Rhodes was born in 1953 in Monroe, Louisiana. He learned to play guitar at 11 and went on to play professionally before switching to bass.