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February 15, 2010

The Knack Doug Fieger dies at 57

Doug Fieger, leader of the power pop band The Knack who sang on the 1979 hit "My Sharona," died Sunday. He was 57.

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January 19, 2010

Kate McGarrigle of Kate and Anna McGarrigle

Canadian folk singer and songwriter Kate McGarrigle (left), best known for performing with her sister Anna, has died of cancer. She was 63.


November 16, 2009

Norton Buffalo -Singer, Songwriter, Harmonica Player.

Norton Buffalo died October 30th 2009. He was a member of the Steve Miller Band for 33 years.

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October 26, 2009

Dee Anthony - Peter Frampton manager

Peter Frampton's 1970's and 1980's manager Dee Anthony died this weekend at the age of 83.

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September 16, 2009

Mary Travers of Peter Paul and Mary dies at age 72

Mary Travers of the classic sixties and seventies trio Peter Paul & Mary died today at age 72.

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September 14, 2009

Jim Carroll - Punk Rocker and Poet dead at 60

Jim Carroll, the poet and punk rocker who wrote "The Basketball Diaries," died Friday. He was 60.
He died from a heart attack at his home in Manhattan.

August 24, 2009

Larry Knechtal of Bread at age 69

Larry Knechtal, seen here in Bread (2nd from left).

August 13, 2009

Les Paul dies at age 94

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Legendary guitar pioneer Les Paul died today at age 94 .

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August 8, 2009

Elvis - 32 years next week - August 16th !

August 7, 2009

Willy DeVille of Mink DeVille

Willy DeVille apparently died of pancreatic cancer during the night of August 6, 2009 in a New York hospital.

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July 18, 2009

Gordon Waller of Peter & Gordon dies at age 64

Gordon Waller (on right) of Peter and Gordon passed away on the 17th at a hopital near his home in Connecticut. Peter & Gordon were one of the original British Invasion acts along with the Beatles.

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June 25, 2009

MICHAEL JACKSON dies at age 50

The saddest word in Pop Music for a long lime was the surprise passing today of Michael Jackson.


Farrah Fawcett at 62

Not a pop star but certainly a pop icon, especially with Charlie's Angels.

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June 16, 2009

Bob Bogle of The Ventures

Bob Bogle of legendary instrumental group The Ventures.

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June 8, 2009

Kenny Rankin

June 4, 2009

David Carradine - Actor and Musician- Dies in Bangkok

David Carradine photo at BB Kings in Universal City in 2004. Photo by Chris Walter.
David Carradine, who became a TV icon in the early 1970s starring as an enigmatic Buddhist monk with a flair for martial arts in "Kung Fu" and more recently played the head of a group of assassins in the "Kill Bill" movies, has been found dead in Bangkok, Thailand. He was 72.


June 3, 2009

Koko Taylor - Blues singer

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April 29, 2009

Vern Gosdin - Country Singer

March 26, 2009

England Dan Seals

Dan Seals (r?), half of the duo England Dan and John Ford Coley, and brother to Jim Seals of Seals & Crofts. Photo by Chris Walter.

February 20, 2009

Kelly Groucutt of ELO, Estelle Bennett of The Ronettes

Estelle Bennett of The Ronettes

Kelly Groucutt, bass player with ELO Electric Light Orchestra

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February 5, 2009

Cramps Lux Interior at 60

Lux Interior (left?), lead singer and one of the founding members of the Cramps, passed away on February 4 from a previously existing heart condition. He was 60.

January 29, 2009

John Martyn

Singer-songwriter John Martyn has died aged 60, his publicist said on Thursday.
The jazz and folk-influenced musician was known for his virtuoso guitar playing and drawling vocals on songs like "Solid Air."

January 9, 2009

Dave Dee dies at age 67

Dave Dee, lead singer of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich died today at age 67. Dave was one of the friendliest of the English pop stars. He also did a stint as an A&R man at UK Warners, but hat in the past years been back performing with the reformed group. The band's Holt Tight was features in the Tarantino part of Grindhouse in 2007. Pictured is Dave in 1967. Photo by Chris Walter

December 29, 2008

Eartha Kitt and Freddie Hubbard

Eartha Kitt and Freddie Hubbard, two other music legends who left us in the final days of 2008.

December 28, 2008

Delaney Bramlett of Delaney & Bonnie

Delaney Bramlett died December 27th 2008 in Los Angeles.Delaney is seen here with Eric Clapton at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1969

November 13, 2008

Mitch Mitchell - Jimi Hendrix drummer

Mitch Mitchell, drummer with the jimi Hendrix Experiencedied on Wednesday, at age 62. Mitch Mitchell was found dead in his Portland, Oregon, hotel room.

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October 20, 2008

Dee Dee Warwick

October 17, 2008

Levi Stubbs of Four Tops at 72

Levi Stubbs, front centre in this photo, lead vocalist on many classic Four Tops songs died at his Detroit home.
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September 15, 2008

Rick (Richard) Wright of Pink Floyd

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His spokesman said: "The family of Richard Wright, founder member of Pink Floyd, announce with great sadness that Richard died today after a short struggle with cancer

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September 2, 2008

Jerry Reed 9/1/2008


August 19, 2008

LeRoi Moore of Dave Mathews Band

LeRoi Moore (left?) with Dave Matthews Band

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August 13, 2008

Isaac Hayes Dies in Memphis 8-10-2008


June 23, 2008

George Carlin dies

George Carlin


June 2, 2008

Bo Diddley dies at age 79 in Florida

Rock pioneer Bo Diddley, famous for squared guitar, signature hat and unique Diddley beat rhythm, dies at age 79


April 18, 2008

Danny Federici of E Street Band

Danny Federici of Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band, I believe he is at left of this 1975 photo by Chris Walter.

March 31, 2008

Sean Levert of Levert

March 25, 2008

Neil Aspinall - Beatles Road Manager

March 4, 2008

Norman Hurricane Smith

March 3, 2008

March 3, 2008

Jeff Healey

Jeff Healey. Blind Blues Guitarist, Sunday March 2nd.

February 28, 2008

Mike Smith of The Dave Clark Five

Sadly a second loss in a week. Mike Smith, singer and keyboard player with the Dave Clark 5 in a hospital in England. Photo by Chris Walter/Photofeatures