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Photo: John Barbata Dies Aged 79 John Barbata Dies Aged 79
The Express - Thu May 16, 2024
John Barbata, the legendary drummer known for his work with the Turtles and Jefferson Starship, has died at the age of 79 as the band paid tribute to their former member. More»

Photo: Ruffling Feathers: why was Linda Ronstadt banned in Las Vegas? Ruffling Feathers: why was Linda Ronstadt banned in Las Vegas?
Far Out Magazine - Thu May 16, 2024
It’s hard to imagine anyone having a problem with Linda Ronstadt. More»

Photo: Ian McDonald, King Crimson and Foreigner Co-Founder, Dead at 75 Ian McDonald, King Crimson and Foreigner Co-Founder, Dead at 75
Rolling Stone - Fri Feb 11, 2022
Ian McDonald, a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter best known for his co-founding roles in both King Crimson and Foreigner, died Wednesday at the age of 75. More»

Photo: Calvin Simon, Former Parliament-Funkadelic Member, Dies at 79 Calvin Simon, Former Parliament-Funkadelic Member, Dies at 79
Billboard - Sat Jan 8, 2022
Calvin Simon, who was a founding member of Parliament–Funkadelic and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, has died. More»

Photo: Moody Blues drummer, co-founder Graeme Edge dies at 80 Moody Blues drummer, co-founder Graeme Edge dies at 80
WJAC-TV - Sat Nov 13, 2021
BRADENTON, Florida - Graeme Edge, a drummer and co-founder of The Moody Blues, has died. More»

Photo: Beethoven's 10th symphony is finished 194 years after his death - by artificial intelligence Beethoven's 10th symphony is finished 194 years after his death - by artificial intelligence
Daily Mail - Sat Oct 2, 2021
Beethoven’s 10th symphony has been completed 194 years after his death. More»

Photo: Dennis Thomas, Kool & the Gang Co-founder, Dies at 70 Dennis Thomas, Kool & the Gang Co-founder, Dies at 70
CNN - Sun Aug 8, 2021
Kool & the Gang co-founder Dennis Thomas, often referred to as "Dee Tee," has died. More»

Photo: ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill Dies at 72 ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill Dies at 72
Variety - Wed Jul 28, 2021
Joseph “Dusty” Hill, ZZ Top’s bassist for more than 50 years, has died, the group’s longtime rep confirmed. More»

Photo: Joey Jordison dies at 46: Former drummer for Slipknot passes away Joey Jordison dies at 46: Former drummer for Slipknot passes away
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 27, 2021
Joey Jordison, who was a founding member of the band Slipknot and shot to fame as their drummer, has died. More»

Photo: Pharrell Williams Wants Federal Probe Into Police Shooting of Cousin in Virginia Beach Pharrell Williams Wants Federal Probe Into Police Shooting of Cousin in Virginia Beach
NBC New York - Wed Apr 7, 2021
Grammy award-winning musician Pharrell Williams has called for a federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of his cousin along the Virginia coast. More»

Photo: Puscifer announce livestream concert from"the edge of the world" Puscifer announce livestream concert from"the edge of the world"
Louder Sound - Wed Oct 14, 2020
Maynard James Keenan wants to take you to "the end of the world" for a new Puscifer livestream gig. More»

Photo: Stevie Wonder Releases 2 New Songs, Says He Was "Blessed" With New Kidney Stevie Wonder Releases 2 New Songs, Says He Was "Blessed" With New Kidney
Associated Press - Wed Oct 14, 2020
NEW YORK, NY - Stevie Wonder released two new songs Tuesday reflecting the current times that he hopes inspires change. More»

Photo: Dame Vera Lynn, Britain's wartime sweetheart died today aged 103 Dame Vera Lynn, Britain's wartime sweetheart died today aged 103
Daily Mail - Thu Jun 18, 2020
The Queen will today send a private message of condolence to the family of Dame Vera Lynn who has died aged 103 as Prince Charles and Boris Johnson led public tributes to the Forces Sweetheart. More»

Photo: Moody Blues singer Ray Thomas dies at his home aged 76 Moody Blues singer Ray Thomas dies at his home aged 76
Daily Mail - Sat Jan 6, 2018
Moody Blues singer Ray Thomas has passed away after a battle with prostate cancer. More»

Photo: Jazz great Alvin Queen, denied entry into USA Jazz great Alvin Queen, denied entry into USA
PR Web - Sat Oct 14, 2017
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Bronx born Alvin Queen, the former drummer for Oscar Peterson, whose career includes memorable collaborations with a veritable whos who of music royalty, including Nina Simone, Horace Silver, George Benson, Ruth Brown, Buddy DeFranco, Wynton Marsalis, Billy Taylor, Wild Bill Davis, George Coleman, George Braith, Larry Young, Harry Sweets Edison and Johnny Griffin, was set to perform at a concert in Washington, DC on November 15th, 2017, at the behest of The French-American Cultural Foundation. More»

Photo: Gregg Allman Dies Gregg Allman Dies
UCR - Fri May 26, 2017
Gregg Allman, the smoky-voiced B-3-playing Southern rock legend who soldiered on after his siblings motorcycle crash nearly derailed the Allman Brothers Band, has died. More»

Rapper Tiny Doo facing long prison sentence over lyrics
CNN - Fri Jan 23, 2015
Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. More»

Photo: Quantum Harmonies: Modern Physics and Music Quantum Harmonies: Modern Physics and Music
PBS - Wed Sep 10, 2014
From Pythagoras to string theory, explore the surprising connections between music and physics. More»

Photo: Report: Isaac Hayes Will Shafts Scientology Report: Isaac Hayes Will Shafts Scientology
WSB-TV - Thu Oct 23, 2008
Even though he was a member, Isaac Hayes apparently decided to give the Church of Scientology the shaft in his last will and testament. More»

Photo: Pink Floyd member Richard Wright dies Pink Floyd member Richard Wright dies
Associated Press - Sun Sep 14, 2008
LONDON - Richard Wright, a founding member of the rock group Pink Floyd, died Monday. More»

Photo: Leonardo Painting Has Coded 'Soundtrack' Leonardo Painting Has Coded 'Soundtrack'
Associated Press - Thu Nov 8, 2007
ROME - Its a new Da Vinci code, but this time it could be for real. More»

Photo: Forgotten Bach Aria Turns Up in Shoebox Forgotten Bach Aria Turns Up in Shoebox
AFP - Mon Jun 6, 2005
For three centuries it was hidden in an old shoebox, concealed beneath a couple of blank pages. More»