IN MEMORIAM: British singer Cilla Black dies // Lynn Anderson – “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden” – Dies

Priscilla Maria Veronica White OBE (27 May 1943 – 1 August 2015), known by her stage name Cilla Black, was an English singer, actress and entertainer. Championed by the Beatles,…

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IN MEMORIAM: Vic Firth, Drumstick – Mallet Manufacturer, Drummer Extraordinary, Dies

Everett “Vic” Firth (June 2, 1930 – July 26, 2015) was an American musician and the founder of Vic Firth Company (formerly Vic Firth, Inc.), a company that makes percussion…

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In Memoriam: Wayne Carson, Co-Writer of “Always on My Mind”, Dies

Wayne Carson (born Wayne Carson Head; May 31, 1943 – July 20, 2015), sometimes credited as Wayne Carson Thompson, was an American country musician, songwriter, and record producer. He played…

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In Memoriam: Michael Masser, Hussein Fatal, Rapper Capo and baby Die

Michael Masser, a songwriter, producer and composer who penned hits for Whitney Houston, Diana Ross and Gladys Knight, died in Rancho Mirage, Calif. on Thursday. He was 74. Masser’s hits…

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Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths… July 2015 7: Masabumi Kikuchi, 75, Japanese jazz pianist; Jaime Morey, 73, Spanish singer (“Amanece”). 6: Julio Angel, 69, Puerto Rican rock, pop and bolero singer,…

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In Memoriam: Phenomenal ‘Yes’ Bassist Chris Squire Passes

Christopher Russell Edward “Chris” Squire (4 March 1948 – 27 June 2015) was an English musician, singer and songwriter. He was best known as the bassist and founding member of…

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IN MEMORIAM: James Horner, Film Composer for ‘Titanic’ and Harold Battiste, Composer, Arranger, Teacher, Die.

James Horner, the consummate film composer known for his heart-tugging scores for Field of Dreams, Braveheart and Titanic, for which he won two Academy Awards, died Monday in a plane…

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In Memoriam: Local Singer/Songwriter Jeff Fleury // Saxophonist Ornette Coleman // Jim Ed Brown – The Browns // Rapper MC Supreme Killed

Local Singer/Songwriter Jeff Fleury of “Fleury” Dies: From David B. Productions on Fb, 6/15/15: Sad to hear about the passing of Jeff Fleury of the local 80s band, Fleury, this…

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In Memoriam: ‘The Voice’ Contestant Anthony Riley Dies // American Rapper “Pumpkinhead” Dies

Vivacious street performer Anthony Riley, a frontrunner on this most recent season of The Voice who inspired the fastest four-chair turnaround in the series’ history, has died at age 28…

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In Memoriam: Steve Bane (Thrills Galore) // Jean Ritchie // Jim Bailey Die

Local Musician Steve Bane Dies in Motorcycle Accident… From Scotty Brown on Fb, 6/01/15: Just heard lost a great friend of so many years, Steve Bane. My dear friend, may…

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Bruce Lundvall, CEO of the Blue Note Label Group, Dies

Bruce Lundvall (September 13, 1935 – May 19, 2015) was an American record company executive, best known for his period as the President and CEO of the Blue Note Label…

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In Memoriam: B.B. King, Elbert Lee West, Stan Cornyn, Rapper ‘Chinx’

B.B. King Dies at the age of 89: Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known by his stage name B.B. King, was an American Hall of…

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Guitarist for Havok – Shawn Chavez // Guy Carawan, ‘ We Shall Overcome’ // Craig Gruber, Bassist for Rainbow // Bassist for ABBA, Rutger Gunnarsson // Johnny Gimble, Country Fiddler, Die

Shawn Chavez, Lead Guitarist for Colorado Band Havok, Dies: Former lead guitarist of Denver, Colorado thrashers Havok, Shawn Tyler Chavez, passed away at the age of 30. He was a…

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Remembering Dave Goldberg, Ben E. King, Ellen Albertini Dow, and Errol Brown

Here are some of the descriptions you’ll be hearing in coming days about Dave Goldberg, who died suddenly Friday at 47: friend, dad, husband, brother, Midwesterner, entrepreneur, poker player, mensch,…

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Sid Tepper, Elvis Presley Songwriter; ‘Louie Louie’ Singer Jack Ely; and Suzanne Crough – The Partridge Family Die

Songwriter Sid Tepper, best known for his work writing songs for Elvis Presley, died on Friday (April 24) of natural causes. He was 96. Tepper’s publicist confirmed the news to…

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