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  • Rockstar Death Notices

    See who kicked the bucket!


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    Minnesota rapper George Floyd

    Minnesota rapper George Floyd

    Rockstar Death Notices June 2020
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    RIP This Month:

    This Month: Madisonians Jeffry Eckels and Ash Quinn, plus national artists Hux Brown (Toots and the Maytals), Vera Lynn (from the Pink Floyd Song), Bonnie Pointer (Pointer Sisters), Lucky Peterson, Steve Priest (Sweet), Bucky Baxter (Bob Dylan), George Floyd, Brian Howe (Bad Company), Sweet Pea Atkinson (Was Not Was), and many others.

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    Brice

    Brice "Lee" Gates
    photo by Sweet Music Chica

    Rockstar Death Notices - May 2020
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    RIP This Month:

    RIP this month: Ellis Marsalis, David Bolyard (MKE), Lee Gates (MKE)

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    Kenny Rogers

    Kenny Rogers

    Rockstar Death Notices - April 2020
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    RIP This Month:

    RIP this month: Start of Covid-19 deaths, Kenny Rogers, Joe Diffie… too many to list this month.

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    RIP John Prine D. 4-7-2020 - Covid-19

    RIP John Prine D. 4-7-2020 - Covid-19

    Rockstar Death Notices - Covid 19 Edition
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    RIP This Month:

    This is a page I never thought we’d have to start. The following are musicians who have died after contracting Covid-19. RIP. Page updated as necessitates.

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    Madison's Jake Wheeler of Axiom and Mr. Fist - photo by Rise Up Lights

    Madison's Jake Wheeler of Axiom and Mr. Fist
    photo by Rise Up Lights

    Rock Star Death Notices - March 2020
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    RIP This Month:

    RIP This month: Kandy Burns (Phoenix Camerah, Max Ink Radio), Jake Wheeler (Madison - Axiom, Mr. Fist), Mike Bailey (Madison, Star Star Stereo record label) and many others.

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    Rush's Neil Peart circa 1970's

    Rush's Neil Peart circa 1970's

    Rockstar Death Notices - February 2020
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    RIP This Month:

    RIP This Month: Neil Peart (Rush), Reed Mullin (Corrosion of Conformity), Bob Shane (Kingston Trio),  David Olney, John Sinks (Madison), and many others

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    UW Madison alumna and writer of TV show

    UW Madison alumna and writer of TV show "Friends" theme song Allee Willis

    Rockstar Death Notices - January 2020
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    RIP This Month:

    This Month: Allee Willis (“Friends” TV show theme songwriter), Juice Wrld (rapper), Sleepy Labeef (Rockabilly legend), Jack Sheldon (Schoolhouse Rock singer) and many others

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