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Paul Kantner - Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder & Guitarist Dies at 74

2016 is not shaping up to be a good year for rock icons. Glenn Frey of the Eagles and David Bowie are now joined by Paul Kantner, guitarist and co-founder of Jefferson Airplane in death. Kantner died at 74 this past Thursday of both septic shock and ...

Tim Drummond, Bassist For Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Dead at 74

Bassist Tim Drummond, who ascended to music fame while playing with Bob Dylan and Neil Young, among others, passed away on Jan. 10.

Ian McLagan, Best Known As The Keyboardist For Small Faces and Faces, Dead At 69 From Stroke

Ian McLagan has passed away at the age of 69 after suffering a stroke. He was best known as the keyboardist for the legendary English rock bands Small Faces and Faces and also for his collaborations with The Rolling Stones. According to The Austin ...

Henry “Big Bank Hank” Jackson Of Sugarhill Gang Dies At 57

Sugarhill Gang founding member Henry "Big Bank Hank" Jackson died today (Nov. 11) at the age of 57. The New York rapper suffered kidney complications due to cancer, which he had been battling for some time, according to Fox News. Jackson formed the ...

Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead At 71

Bassist Jack Bruce, who played with the Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker in the influential rock trio Cream, has died at the age of 71.

LFO Member, Bjork/Depeche Mode Producer Mark Bell Has Died

Mark Bell, house music artist and producer for the likes of Bjork and Depeche Mode, has died, according to his label Warp Records.

Gerry Goffin, Legendary Songwriter And Ex-Husband Of Carole King, Dead at 75

Hit songwriter Gerry Goffin died Thursday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 75.

10 Musical Works Inspired By Maya Angelou: Kanye West, Common, Alicia Keys and More

Today, the world lost the great memoirist, poet, novelist, dancer, singer, and public speaker Maya Angelou. In a testament to her legacy, here are 10 songs that were inspired by the late American icon, revered by many as a patron saint of conscious ...

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, who inspired Bob Dylan's song 'Hurricane,' dead at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the wrongfully imprisoned boxer who inspired Bob Dylan's 1975 song "Hurricane," died Sunday morning at the age of 76. As the New York Times reports, Carter had been suffering from prostate cancer and died in his sleep at his ...

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott found dead in her apartment of an apparent suicide

Famed fashion designer L'Wren Scott has died of an apparent suicide. Her assistant found her in her apartment on the west side of Manhattan, hanging from a scarf on a doorknob, ABC News reports. She was 47 years old.

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Southern Gospel Music Exec Norman Holland

Gospel Music veteran Norman Holland passed away on March 10, 2014 from heart failure in Nashville, Tennessee. He was the former A&R Director for Daywind Records, having retired last year after 16 years of faithful service. Visitation for Norman ...

Comedian and Country Singer Tim Wilson Dies

Tim Wilson, the Columbus, Georgia hometown boy made good, passed away on February 26, 2014 at age 52 from a heart attack.

Paul Colby, famed owner of New York venue The Bitter End, passes away at age 96

Paul Colby, the man behind Greenwich Village venue The Bitter End, passed away last Thursday from natural causes. He was 96. Colby owned the venue since 1974 and is credited with jumpstarting the careers of numerous musicians and comedians. ...

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