Farewell to lyricist Gerry Goffin, broadcaster Casey Kasem, country artist Jimmy C. Newman, jazzman Jimmy Scott, producer Don Davis, oboist David Weiss and singer Herb Jeffries.
Farewell to artists and innovators including singer Phil Everly, bluesman Tabby Thomas, guitarist Benjamin Curtis, drummer Ricky Lawson, composer Yusef Lateef and pianist-composer Wojciech Kilar.
Music lovers younger than I — and these days, that’s just about everyone — missed out on a lot if they missed out on The Everly Brothers.
Of all the magical, even miraculous, metamorphoses that mark out modern… that is, the last fifty or so years… musical history, few were so remarkable, or so lasting, as that which befell English folk music. We take for granted today …
It’s only been a couple of weeks since he died, and already the manner of Mick Farren’s passing has entered into rock legend – a legend that he himself had much to do with perpetuating in the first place. Onstage …
Manzarek’s often-haunting keyboards complemented the lead singer JIm Morrison’s baritone and helped to set the mood for some of rock’s most enduring songs.
Farewell to Bobby Rogers, Van Cliburn, Richard Street, Don Toler, Alvin Breeden, Kevin Ayers, Tony Sheridan, Magic Slim, Diane Charlotte Lampert, Cleotha Staples, Otis Harris, Rick Huxley and Mindy McCready.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jazz musician Donald Byrd, a leading hard-bop trumpeter of the 1950s who collaborated on dozens of albums with top artists of his time and later enjoyed commercial success with hit jazz-funk fusion records such as “Black …
Farewell to ‘Moon River’ crooner Andy Williams, session guitarist Big Jim Sullivan, pop singer R.B. Greaves and Motown producer and songwriter Frank Wilson.
Farewell to Deep Purple’s Jon Lord, country singer Kitty Wells and Funk Brothers musician Bob Babbitt.