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Michael Jackson RIP

Michael Jackson RIP

Rock Star Death Notices - July 2009
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RIP This Month:

Included this month: Michael Jackson, Paul Kopecky, Joan Kobin, David Carradine, Jeff Hanson, Ola Hudson, Ed McMahon, and many other talented artists who will be missed.

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ex-Wilco Jay Bennett

ex-Wilco Jay Bennett

Rock Star Death Notices - June 2009
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RIP This Month:

Included this month: Jay Benett, Mark McLean, Al Truszkowski, Johnny Panic, John Glenn, and many other talented artists who will be missed.

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Marilyn Chambers on the cover of the Ivory Snow Box

Marilyn Chambers on the cover of the Ivory Snow Box

Rock Star Death Notices - May 2009
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RIP This Month:

Included this month: Marilyn Chambers, Monte Hale, Maurice Jarre, Bea Arthur, and many other talented artists who will be missed.

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Greg Six aka Grey Six

Greg Six aka Grey Six

Rock Star Death Notices - April 2009
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RIP This Month:

RIP This Month: Greg Six (Grey Six), Grisha Sologub, Uncle Al, Charles Sekyanzi, Fred Masagazi, Romona Garcia Coronado, Jef Roberts, Tony Osborne, Muriel Havenstein, Anthony Levy (Dollar Bill), Ernie Ashworth, Herbie Duncan, Richard Pegue, David Halcrow, John Cephas, Mark Kuhn, Irby Mandrell, Johnithin Christ, Zubir Ali, Francis Magalona, George McKelvey, David Williams, Jimmy Boyd, Hank Locklin, Willie King, George Kaufman, Johnny Dynamo, Ralph Mercado, Virgil Lay, Marcus Russell, Freddy Frogs, Mary Swan, Rudy Laitkep, Tony Cooper, Quintin Cabrera, Bill Minor, Harvey Geller, Alan Livingstone, Anne Brown, Victor Vega, Alain Bashung, Richard Shulberg, Louis Machacek, Edmund Hockridge, Jack Lawrence, Darnell Brittingham, Larry Plover, Connie Zimet, Lester Davenport, Ramkumar Chattopadhyay, Kent Henry, Moultrie Patten, Eddie Bo, Ed Dye, Ion Dolanescu, Mel Brown, Carl DePoy, Vladimir Savcic, Ted Jarrett, Johnny Cox, Rusti Love, Scoobie Santino, Uriel Jones, Aubrey Mayhew, Dan Seals, Sonny Munro, Alexander Lepak, Manny Oquendo, Arne Bendiksen…

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Lux Interior pictured with wife and guitarist Poison Ivy

Lux Interior pictured with wife and guitarist Poison Ivy

Rock Star Death Notices - March 2009
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RIP This Month:

RIP This Month: Lux Interior, Hank Crawford, Chuck Bennet, Mike Francis, Christine Gentry, Dewey Martin, Lance McCollum, Cornelius Johnson, Ralph Ortiz, Buster B Jones, Kurt Demmler, Max Neuhaus, Tom Brumley, Harry Hammond, Steve Dullaghan, Danny Young, Piney Brown, Blossom Dearie, Jorge Reyes, Molly Bee, Greg Woods, Cachaito Lopez, Vic Lewis, Howard Kanovitz, Scott Turner, David Godbey, Gary Butler, Franco Hodobo, Pavel Novak, Estelle Bennet, Gerry Niewood, Coleman Mellett, Susan Wehle, Clay Yarber, Edward Vanek, Al Kirkcaldy, Jeff Spencer, Mat Mathews, Louie Bellson,
Ciro Sebastianelli, John McGlinn, Buck Griffin, Jaime Daly, Warren Hastings, Joe Cuba, Eric Blau, Snooks Eaglin, Lee Gordon, Anna Watt, Miika Tenkula, Kelly Groucutt, Harrison Ridley Jr., Fats Sadi, Dr. Euclid M. Hanbury Jr., Sebastian Hackert, Paul Skelton, Kim Risburg, Vince Bilardo, Rizal Dondi Ledesma, Lyman Woodard, Ian Carr, Randy Bewley, Mark Sallings, Wendy Richard, Philani Mkhanyawo, Kasa Jahn

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Billy Powell, keybordist/pianist for Lynyrd Skynyrd and Rosington Collins Band

Billy Powell, keybordist/pianist for Lynyrd Skynyrd and Rosington Collins Band

Rock Star Death Notices - February 2009
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RIP This Month:

Terry Frank, Ron Asheton, Billy Powell, Ricardo Montalban, Jack Rather, Valentina Giovagnini, Charles Camilleri, Tonderai Phiri, Tommy Ellison, Greg Pineda, Chuck Leaton, Olga San Juan, Ray Topping, Kriston Docker, Sam Taylor, 29-E, Rusty Jones, Jiri Sindelar, Willa Mae Dorsey, Jim Willis, Claude Jeter, Maria Dimitriadi, Manny Castillo, Pev Pevitt, Alex van Heerden, Al Westcott, Steve Edgson, Cornelia Wallace, Rob Geraghty, Bonakele Nomkonwana, Irving Bush, Andrew Travis, Dave Dee, Jon Hager, Lewis M. Brumberg Sr., Robbie Johns, Anabel Bosch, Billy Brown, Ahmed El Ghrabaoui, Butch Baldassari, Mick Lahaza, Gary Craddock, Chad Percy, Peter Basoa, Bob Meyers, Konrad Heidkamp, Freddie Mack, Andy DeMize, Tom O’Horgan, Donnie McCormick, Victor Leon, Alejandro Sokol, Macavine Hayes, Mansour Rahbani, David Hill, Gary Kurfirst, Billy Romans, Donald True Van Deusen, Don Truesdail, Angela Morley, Kelvin Pope, Kenny Bye, Lisa Flaxman, Gabes Amunyela, Rene Coll, Leroy Cooper, Leroy Smith, Jean Adebambo, Whitey Mitchell, Susanna Foster, Raju Ananthaswamy, Danai Stratigopoulou, Enrique Dumas, Ron McClelland, Joao Aguardela, Joaquim Antonio Candeias Junior, Chalky Virgil, Ramon de Algeciras, David “Fathead” Newman, Herman Wilburn, Mickey Gee, Charlie Cooper, Linda Cohen, Hiroshi Oguchi, Zhang Lu, Gerard Blanc, Iyabo Alake, Kokoro, Cookie Mariano, Corey Daum, Gerry Merito, Mino Reitano, John McCarthy, Nicholas Carter-Leedham, David Yancey, John Martyn, Hank Crawford, Mike Francis, Francisco Aguabella, Ralph Ortiz,

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EArtha Kitt, played Batman's Catwoman among many of her triumphs

EArtha Kitt, played Batman's Catwoman among many of her triumphs

Rock Star Death Notices - January 2009
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RIP This Month:

RIP This month: Walter Haynes, Mike Mancini, H. Sridhar, Sabu Rex, Nina Creque, Odetta, Everett Reece, Elmer Valentine, Derek Wadsworth, Lala Abbasova, Chico Banks, Bokonggo, Steve Roharyn, David Ezrin, Omar Clay, Frances Lynne, Party Arty, Anca Parghel, Runar Juliusson, Dom Mallary, Vincent Brecknell, George Strawser, Bobbye King, Wally Sontag, Troy Dixon, Douglas Parker, Minoru Endo, Les Kaczamerek, Mervin Perera, Dennis Yost, Gerardo Luongo, Colin Michael Campbell, Jimmy Gourley, Vernon McNeill, Will Coles, Pete Carter, Steve Isham, Didith Reyes, Dorothy Porter, Brillo Roberts, Lenny Hutter, Brillo Roberts, Bill Ashford, Bob Winesett, Lowe Murray, Jeff Chance, Big Man Greg Lawrence, Ramon Barce, John Kelley, James Payton, Jack Quigley, Davey Graham, Loyd Howell, Clyde “Kindy” Sproat, John Bowman, Dr. Charles Borne, Harold Gramatges, Texas Pete Mayes, Cyril Knowles, Nasir P. Ramlee, Amy Golden Uleis, John Byrne, Benjamin Simpson, Freddy Breck, Feliciano Vierra Tavares Sr., Turgun Alimatoy, Louie Bashell, Rob Brumfiel, Buddy Charles, Kenn Cox, Page Cavanaugh, Adrian Mitchell, Rik Taylor, Graham Green, Paul Strausman, John Gooch, Steve Hacker, Bud Prager, Kofi Ghanaba, Alf Robertson, Rick Damell, Dickie Jobson, Heath Sammons, Ertha Kitt, Robert Ward Sr., Vinnie Naccarato, Delaney Bramlett, Joseph Lombardi, Lars Hollmer, Vincent Ford, Freddie Hubbard, Ernest Allen Jr., Bob Boatright, Harold Rollenhagen, Nicky Capezuto

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Robert Lucas of Canned Heat (Top) and The Jimi Hendrix Experience (bottom) with Mitch Mitchell on right - photo by (Robert Lucas) Pat Johnson

Robert Lucas of Canned Heat (Top) and The Jimi Hendrix Experience (bottom) with Mitch Mitchell on right
photo by (Robert Lucas) Pat Johnson

Rock Star Death Notices - December 2008
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RIP This Month:

RIP This month: Robert Lucas (Canned Heat), Mitch Mitchell (Jimi Hendrix Experience), Jack Reno, Rosetta Reitz, Mack McClanahan, Danny Yarbrough, Tripp Jenkins, Max Parodi, Kevin Brock, Byron Lee, Jheryl Busby, Dr. Orlando Owoh, Bob Edmunds, Olivia McClurkin, Jackie Machules, Chris Thurston, Emile Guess, Alex Donnelly, Khatereh Parvaneh, Milu, Juan Blanco, Danny Manuel, Mark Price, Al Tait, Willie Washington, Jody Reynolds, John Fugiasco, Mel Graves, Rev. Merlin W. Shorb, Johnny Jones, Douglas Fernandez, Oscar Rosales, Miriam Makeba, Geraldo Pino, Pee Wee Doyle, Whylie Lopez, David Leibson, George Jackson, Dick Day, Sam Trombino, Ron Sokolowski, Wannes Van De Velde, Dave Hirao, Jerry Dube, Dimas Garza, Enrique Carreras, Pat Riordan, John Rice, Roberta Zito, Jody Doss, Joe Ellis Jr., Irving Gertz, Judy Wallace, Bruce Clark, Hilmer Hassig, Reg Varney, Tony Reedus, Julio Ortiz, Luisin Landaez, Sandy Izenson, Guy Peellaert, Pat Ramsey, Frank Buffone, Ram Thapa, Greg Morelli, Baby G, Luderin Darbone, Charlie Bones, MC Breed, Mario Martorano, Don Durham, Rae Imamura, John Osnes, Jay Kapner, Danny Hill, Lisa Marie Gupton, Richey James Edwards, Bud Krauss, Bud De Tar, Everette Short, Johnny Baker, John Spalding, Artis Brewster Sr., Paul Gerrett, Kenny MacLean, Mark King, Michael Lee, Alva Parker, Billy Wilson, Mitchell Lurie, Bill Dreyfuss, Flipper Ocsi, Rob Partridge, Alan Gordon, Joe Romano, Ralph Giordano, Paapa Yaw Johnson, Pekka Pohjola, Bob Green, Corey Osborn, Bill Drake, Joan Baptista Humet, Munetaka Higuchi, Mike Terry, Mikel Laboa.

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Merle Saunders in his younger days, RIP - photo by The Chronicle

Merle Saunders in his younger days, RIP
photo by The Chronicle

Rock Star Death Notices - November 2008
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RIP This Month:

RIP This month: Merl Saunders, Henry Steinway, Bob Jones, Vice Vukov, Ermine Dempsey-Barker, Bryan Morrison, Jemene Miller, Sharon Rawles McManus, Stan Kann, Henry Adler, Rob Guest, Johnny J, Eddie Berger, Lloyd Thaxton, Jack Oatts, Gidget Gein, Alton Ellis, Joe O’Neil, Dante DiThomas, Levi Stubbs, Hal Kant, Brion Ford, Estelle Reiner, Jimmy Carl Black and many more…..

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Early Pink Floyd featuring Rick Wright (far right)

Early Pink Floyd featuring Rick Wright (far right)

Rock Star Death Notices - Rökktober 2008
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RIP This Month:

Pink Floyd’s Richard Wright (Keyboard, Organ), Richard Beckman, Gilbert Moorer Jr., John Weatherwax, Loren Newton, Bill Chrystal, Brian Gardner, Jed Cruz, Eldon Rathburn, Sammy Cohen, Mariyamma John, George Young, Claude Watt, BJ Papa, Reuben Bee Sithole, Rik Clay, Freddie King, Jerry Reed, Sheldon Keller, Arne Domnerus, Pierre Van Dormael, May Shin, Geo Voumard, Raul Ornelas, Waldick Soriano, Eric Laufer, Fernest Arceneaux, Charles “Ray” Loring, Berenice Chavez, Nick Masullo, Phil White, Dino Dvornik, Rick Cicalo, Chris Dudek, Richard Wylie, Marvin Stuckett, Matt Bachrach, Big Jim Morse, Kunnakudi S Vaidyanathan, Jason Stuart, Hector Zazou, Bheki Mseleku, Merlin Littlefield, David Winter, Christian Sylvain Denis, Morne Bouwer, Charlie Walker, Billy Ransom, Ray Overholt, Grant Krueger, Willy Graves, Stefano Rosso, Warren Brown, YT-De Wet, Ndapanda Eigowas, Norman Whitfield, Beryl Carnell, Cary Winscott, Opal Courtney Jr., Lou Trebar, Paul Landerman, Earl Palmer, Dick Sudhalter, Nappy Brown, Steve Verwolf…. RIP

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Hiram Bullock in Berlin, Germany 4-25-2002

Hiram Bullock in Berlin, Germany 4-25-2002

Rock Star Death Notices - September 2008
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RIP This Month:

RIP in September 2008: Hiram Bullock, Roger Dean, Isaac Hayes, Don Helms, Jerry Wexler, Johnny Moore, Ronnie Drew, Pervis Jackson, LeRoi Moore, Phil Guy, Jimmy Cleveland, Steve Foley and others

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former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, Jammin guitar!!

former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, Jammin guitar!!

Rock Star Death Notices - August 2008
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RIP This Month:

RIP This Month: Mel Galley, Johnny Schou, Rodney Tryone Jennings Jr., Jerry Ritchie, Natasha Shneider, Noel Sayre, Mickey Brandon, Clive Hornby, Oliver Schroer, Colin Cooper, David Kahn, Bishop Charles Craig III, Karel Hala, Lonnie Sandoval, Bobby Durham, Liz Marks, Ralph Hutchinson, Hugh Mendl, Ramey Reeves, Dr. Michael B. Gregg, Wayne Campbell, Bill Ector, Roy Thompson, Chuck Carbo, Pete Platek, Chris Holzhaus, Dr. H.M. Laub, Kae Williams Jr., Vili Kazasyan, Gianfranco Funari, Tony Snow, Earl Nelson, Gerald Wiggins, Les Crane, Kate Reider, Teta Lando, Jabu Ndaba, Lawrence Roberts, Bob King, Maynard Silva, Jo Stafford, Roy Shirley, Chinamira, Harold Chester Moore, Artie Traum, Michael Dmoch, Tumasi Quitsak, Fanuel Murambidzi, Zeze Gonzaga, Pavel “Hroch” Grohman, Johnny Griffin

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the Legend, Bo Diddley

the Legend, Bo Diddley

Rock Star Death Notices - July 2008
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RIP This Month:

RIP This month: Farlan Myers, Jerry Cole, Danny Moss, Barry Dunnery, Charlie Newman, Steve Rhodes, Sammy Needle, Campbell Burnap, Nat Temple, Hugh Jarrett, Michael Kahan, Alton Kelley, James Stenhafel, Bo Diddley, Gerry Holley, Alfred Nokwe, Veeva Ellen Daniels Hamblen, Pecos Kanvas, Bo Roberts, Jose Antonion Ramos, Bill Finegan, Peter Kapetan, Marlys A. Nelson, Adam Thomas, Bill Coday, Ross Kinnear, Saban Bajramovic, Prince Kupi, Moto Silumo, Diane Muise, Jim Hinde, Colin Lumsdale, Richard Mikuls, Nick Sanderson, Red Shea, Raymond Sambolin, Alf Coward, Ernest Booth Watmough, Paul Smith, Kirby Small, Robby Stamps, Omondi Tonny, Danny Davis, Leon Austin, John T. Smith, Ian Robinson, Jack Rootoo, Michael Murphy, Traci Michaelz, Titi Winterstein, Bill Koggenhop, Jimmy Ekho, Charles L. White, Jamelao, Esbjorn Svensson, John D’Angiolini, Tom Mooney, Gift Fumulani, Junior Thomas, James M. McKinney Jr., Matt Butler, Steve Swan, Tom Hunter, Oliver De Coque, Roy Boss, Carl Eilers, Dr. Emmanuel Tumusiime, Chris Johnson, Timo Ansah, Charles J.L. Banks, Ira Tucker Sr., Snuffy Miller

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Alton Kelley, a legendary artist who created a graphic style that rocked the world beginning in the psychedelic Sixties. His concert posters, logo designs, LP album covers, and fine art have forevermore defined that time.

Alton Kelley, a legendary artist who created a graphic style that rocked the world beginning in the psychedelic Sixties. His concert posters, logo designs, LP album covers, and fine art have forevermore defined that time.

Rock Star Death Notices - June 2008
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RIP This Month:

Included this month: Alton Kelly (famous CD cover designer), John Rutsey (original Rush drummer), Madison’s Gary Kryshak, Utah Phillips (singer/songwriter who worked with Ani DiFranco, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings, Joan Baez and Tom Waits), Danny Rhodes (worked with Dicky Betts, Gregg Allman, Gatemouth Brown) and many other talented artists who will be missed.

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Sean Costello  1979-2008 Delta Groove recording artist Sean Costello passed away in Atlanta, GA on Tuesday, April 15th, one day before his 29th birthday.

Sean Costello 1979-2008 Delta Groove recording artist Sean Costello passed away in Atlanta, GA on Tuesday, April 15th, one day before his 29th birthday.

Rock Star Death Notices - May 2008
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RIP This Month:

Included This Month: Sean Costello, Cedella Marley Booker, Bob Kames, George Butler, and many other talented artists who will be missed.

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