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1950s deaths

Name Age Date Location Cause of death

Nashville, Heart attack Tennessee, USA Acute rt. January 1, Oak Hill, West Hank Williams 29 ventricular 1953 Virginia, USA dilation Danny Philadelphia, Broken neck Cedrone June 17, 33 Pennsylvania, from fall down Bill Haley & 1954 USA stairs His Comets December Houston, Texas, Accidental Johnny Ace 25 24, 1954 USA Shooting April 10, Atlanta, Chuck Willis 30 Peritonitis 1958 Georgia, USA Buddy Holly February Near Clear Buddy Holly & 22 Plane crash 3, 1959 Lake, Iowa, USA The Crickets J.P. "The Big February Near Clear Bopper" 28 Plane crash 3, 1959 Lake, Iowa, USA Richardson February Near Clear Ritchie Valens 17 Plane crash 3, 1959 Lake, Iowa, USA Eddie "Guitar February New York City, 32 Pneumonia Slim" Jones 7, 1959 USA Cecil Gant 37

February 4, 1951

1960s deaths
Name Age Date Location Cause of death

Jesse Belvin Eddie Cochran Johnny Horton Stuart Sutcliffe The Beatles Patsy Cline Elmore James Dinah Washington Cyril Davies Rudy Lewis The Drifters

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21 35 21

30 45 39 31 27

Fairhope, February Arkansas, 6, 1960 USA Chippenham April 17, , Wiltshire, 1960 England Novembe Milano, r 5, 1960 Texas, USA Hamburg, April 10, West 1962 Germany Camden, March 5, Tennessee, 1963 USA May 24, Chicago, 1963 Illinois, USA Detroit, Decembe Michigan, r 14, 1963 USA January 7, 1964 New York May 20, City, New 1964 York, USA

Car crash

Limo accident Car crash Cerebral hemorrhage Plane crash Heart attack Accidental overdose Leukemia Choked to death in his sleep

Johnny Burnette The Rock and Roll Trio Sam Cooke

30

August 14, 1964

Clear Lake, Drowning California, USA

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Los Angeles, Shot to death Decembe California, by Bertha r 11, 1964 USA Franklin Palm Springs, California, USA Uremia and liver cirrhosis

Alan Freed Popularised January the term 43 20, 1965 "Rock & Roll" Sonny Boy Williamson Uncertain II May 25, aka Aleck probably 1965 "Rice" 57 Miller Bill Black, Jr. Henry Booth Hank Ballard & The Midnighters 39 October 21, 1965

Helena, Arkansas, USA Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Heart attack

Brain tumor

32

1966

Shot

Richard Faria Bobby Fuller Johnny Kidd Johnny Kidd & The Pirates Joe Meek Brian Epstein Manager of The Beatles Otis Redding

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23

Carmel April 30, Valley, 1966 California, USA Los Angeles, July 18, California, 1966 USA October 7, 1966

Motorcycle accident Suicide, although suspicious

30

Bury, Lancashire, Car crash England Suicide by gunshot Accidental Carbitral overdose Plane crash

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February London, 3, 1967 England August 27, 1967 London, England

32

26

Madison, Decembe Wisconsin, r 10, 1967 USA

Jimmy King Ronnie Caldwell Carl Cunningha Madison, Various Decembe m Wisconsin, (18-19) r 10, 1967 Phalon USA Jones The BarKay "Rockin' Robin" Roberts The Wailers San Mateo Decembe County, r 22, 1967 California, USA

Plane crash

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Car crash

Little Walter

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Coronary thrombosis due February Chicago, to external 15, 1968 Illinois USA injuries sustained while fighting New York February City, New 27, 1968 York, USA

Frankie Lymon Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers

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Heroin overdose

Little Willie John Don Drummond The Skatalites Martin Lamble Fairport Convention Brian Jones The Rolling Stones Tommy Edwards

30

May 26, 1968

37

May 6, 1969

Heart attack in Walla Walla, prison (for Washington, murder); USA suspicious Alleged suicide while Kingston, institutionalize Jamaica d at mental asylum M1 Motorway, England Car crash

19

May 12, 1969

27

July 3, 1969 October 22, 1969

47

Accidental Hartfield, drowning; East Sussex, thought to be England suicide Richmond, Brain Virginia, aneurysm USA

1970s deaths
Name Age Date Location Cause of death

Car accident mechanical January Selma, North Billy Stewart 32 failure led to car 17, 1970 Carolina, USA plunging off bridge into river January Baton Rouge, Slim Harpo 46 Heart attack 31, 1970 Louisiana, USA Philadelphia, Tammi March 16, 24 Pennsylvania, Brain tumor Terrell 1970 USA Mary Ann Forest Hills, Barbiturate Ganser May 14, 22 New York, overdose The Shangri1970 USA (disputed) Las

Topanga Suicide or Alan "Blind September Canyon, accidental Owl" Wilson 27 3, 1970 California, barbiturate Canned Heat USA overdose Jimi Hendrix The Jimi September London, Asphyxiation on 27 Hendrix 18, 1970 England vomit Experience Los Angeles, October 4, Janis Joplin 27 California, Heroin overdose 1970 USA Arlester "Dyke" March 13, Phoenix, Christian 27 Shot 1971 Arizona, USA Dyke & the Blazers Jim Morrison July 3, Heart failure 27 Paris, France The Doors 1971 (disputed) August 13, New York, New King Curtis 37 Stabbed to death 1971 York, USA October California, Burst stomach Gene Vincent 36 12, 1971 USA ulcer

Duane Allman The Allman October Brothers 24 29, 1971 Band Derek and the Dominos

Macon, Georgia, USA

Motorcycle accident

Little Junior November Blue Island, 39 Parker 18, 1971 Illinois, USA Leslie Harvey May 3, Stone the 27 1972 Crows Clyde June 13, McPhatter 39 1972 The Drifters Brian Cole August 2, The 29 1972 Association Swansea, Wales

Following surgery for brain tumor Electrocuted by a live microphone on stage

Teaneck, New Heart attack Jersey, USA Los Angeles, California, USA Heroin overdose

Rory Storm Rory Storm & The Hurricanes Billy Murcia The New York Dolls Berry Oakley The Allman Brothers Band Danny Whitten Crazy Horse

Stoneycroft, September 33 Liverpool, 28, 1972 England November London, 21 6, 1972 England November Macon, 11, 1972 Georgia, USA

Alleged suicide Accidental suffocation due to drugs and alcohol Motorcycle accident Suicide or accidental heroin overdose

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Los Angeles, November 29 California, 18, 1972 USA

Ron "Pigpen" March 8, McKernan 27 1973 The Grateful Dead Clarence White The July 14, 29 Kentucky 1973 Colonels The Byrds Paul Williams August 17, The 34 1973 Temptations

Corte Madera, gastrointestinal California, hemorrhage USA

Palmdale, California, USA

Hit by drunk driver

Detroit, Suicide by Michigan, USA gunshot

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Gram Parsons Jim Croce

Joshua Tree, September Morphine and 26 California, 19, 1973 alcohol overdose USA September Natchitoches, 30 Plane crash 20, 1973 Louisiana, USA

Maury Muehleisen September Natchitoches, 24 Plane crash Jim Croce's 20, 1973 Louisiana, USA lead guitarist Radlett, John Rostill November Electrocuted by 31 Hertfordshire, The Shadows 26, 1973 guitar UK Los Angeles, Surgery to repair December Bobby Darin 37 California, a mechanical 20, 1973 USA heart valve Packy Axton Memphis, January Cirrhosis or heart The Mar32 Tennessee, 1974 attack Keys USA "Mama" Cass Elliot July 29, London, 34 Heart failure The Mamas 1974 England & the Papas

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Ivory Joe Hunter Nick Drake Dave Alexander The Stooges Pete Ham Badfinger

Memphis, November 60 Tennessee, 8, 1974 USA Tanworth-inNovember 26 Arden, 25, 1974 England 27 27

Lung cancer Suicide or accidental overdose

February Ann Arbour, Pneumonia 10, 1975 Michigan, USA April 23, 1975 June 29, 1975 Surrey, Suicide England Santa Monica, California, Heroin overdose USA Murdered by gunshot

Tim Buckley 28 Al Jackson, Jr Booker T. & the MG's Gary Thain Uriah Heep

Memphis, October 1, 39 Tennessee, 1975 USA Norwood December 27 Green, 8, 1975 England

Heroin overdose

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Rudy Pompilli Bill Haley & His Comets Florence Ballard The Supremes Paul Kossoff Free

Philadelphia, February 51 Pennsylvania, 5, 1976 USA

Lung cancer

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February Detroit, Coronary 22, 1976 Michigan, USA thrombosis

Phil Ochs Keith Relf The Yardbirds Jimmy Reed

Flight from March 19, New York to 25 1976 Los Angeles, USA New York City, April 9, 35 New York, 1976 USA 33 May 14, 1976 London, England

Drug-related heart attack Suicide by hanging Electrocuted by guitar Epileptic seizure

Oakland, August 29, 50 California, 1976 USA

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Tommy Bolin Deep Purple December Miami, Florida, The James 25 Heroin overdose 4, 1976 USA Gang Zephyr Sherman Garnes February Frankie 36 26, 1977 Lymon and the Teenagers William May 26, Powell 35 1977 The O'Jays Peter Laughner Pere Ubu 24 June 22, 1977 New York City, New York, Heart attack USA Canton, Ohio, Cancer USA Acute pancreatitis from alcohol and drug abuse Heart attack Car accident Plane crash

Memphis, August 16, Elvis Presley 42 Tennessee, 1977 USA Marc Bolan September London, 29 T. Rex 16, 1977 England Steve Gaines Gillsburg, October Lynyrd 28 Mississippi, 20, 1977 Skynyrd USA

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Ronnie Van Zant Lynyrd Skynyrd Terry Kath Chicago

October 29 20, 1977 January 31 23, 1978

Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA Los Angeles, California, USA London, England

Plane crash

Accidentally shot himself Cerebral haemorrhage after accidental fall

Sandy Denny April 21, Fairport 31 1978 Convention Joe Negroni Frankie September 37 Lymon and 5, 1978 the Teenagers Keith Moon September 32 The Who 7, 1978 Chris Bell Big Star Donny Hathaway

New York City, Cerebral New York, hemorrhage USA Heminevrin overdose Automobile Accident Suicide or accidental fall

London, England East Memphis, December 27 Tennessee, 27, 1978 USA New York City, January 33 New York, 13, 1979 USA

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Sid Vicious The Sex Pistols Lowell George Little Feat Dorsey Burnette The Rock and Roll Trio Jimmy McCulloch Wings John Glascock Jethro Tull

New York City, Suicide or February 21 New York, accidental heroin 2, 1979 USA overdose 34 June 29, 1979 Arlington, Heart attack Virginia, USA

Los Angeles, August 19, 46 California, 1979 USA 26 September London, 27, 1979 England November London, 17, 1979 England, UK

Massive coronary

Heroin overdose Congenital heart defect

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1980s deaths
Name Age Date Location Cause of death

Bon Scott AC/DC Ian Curtis Joy Division Carl Radle Derek and the Dominos Keith Godchaux The Grateful Dead John Bonham Led Zeppelin Bobby Lester The Moonglows Steve Peregrin Took Tyrannosaurus Rex

February 19, 1980 May 18, 23 1980 33 37 May 30, 1980 July 23, 1980

London, England Macclesfield, England

Alcohol poisoning Suicide by hanging Kidney infection

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Marin County, Automobile California, USA accident Alcohol poisoning

32 49

September Windsor, 25, 1980 England October 15, 1980

Louisville, Lung Cancer Kentucky, USA Ladbroke asphyxiation Grove London, after inhaling a UK cocktail cherry

October 31 27, 1980

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Darby Crash The Germs John Lennon The Beatles Tim Hardin David Lynch The Platters Bill Haley Bill Haley & His Comets Mike Bloomfield Bob Hite Canned Heat Steve Currie T.Rex Bob Marley The Wailers

Suicide by December Los Angeles, 22 intentional 7, 1980 California, USA heroin overdose Shot to death December New York City, 40 by Mark David 8, 1980 New York, USA Chapman December 29, 1980 January 2, 51 1981 39 Los Angeles, Morphine and California, USA heroin overdose Long Beach, Cancer California, USA Brain tumor or February Harlingen, 55 heart attack 9, 1981 Texas, USA (disputed) February San Francisco, Heroin 37 15, 1981 California, USA overdose April 5, 36 Heart attack 1981 Vale de Parra, April 28, 33 Algarve, Car Crash 1981 Portugal Acral May 11, Miami, Florida, 36 lentiginous 1981 USA melanoma

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Rushton Moreve Steppenwolf Harry Chapin

32 38

July 1, 1981 July 16, 1981

Los Angeles, Car crash California, USA Jericho, New York, USA Car crash

Randy Rhoads Quiet Riot March 19, Leesburg, 25 Alongside Ozzy 1982 Florida, USA Osbourne Lester Bangs April 30, 33 1982

Plane crash

Addie Harris 42 The Shirelles James Honeyman25 Scott The Pretenders Joe Tex 49

Marty Robbins 57

Darvon and New York City, Valium New York, USA overdose June 10, Atlanta, Heart attack 1982 Georgia, USA Heart failure June 16, London, caused by 1982 England cocaine intolerance August 13, Navasota, Heart attack 1982 Texas, USA December Nashville, Surgical 8, 1982 Tennessee, USA complications

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Lamar Williams January 34 The Allman 21, 1983 Brothers Band January Billy Fury 42 28, 1983 Karen February Carpenter 32 4, 1983 The Carpenters Danny Rapp April 5, Danny & The 41 1983 Juniors Pete Farndon April 14, 30 The Pretenders 1983 Felix Pappalardi Mountain April 17, 1983 April 30, 1983

Lung cancer London, England

Heart attack

Downey, Heart attack California, USA due to anorexia Parker, Arizona, USA Suicide Drowning in his bathtub after a heroin overdose Shot by his New York City, wife, Gail New York, USA Collins Pappalardi Westmont, Heart attack Illinois, USA Toronto, Motorcycle Ontario, accident Canada

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Muddy Waters 70

Buzz Shearman June 16, Moxy 33 1983 Leigh Ashford

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Chris Wood Traffic

Klaus Nomi

Tom Evans Suicide Badfinger Dennis Wilson December Marina del Rey, Accidental The Beach 39 28, 1983 California, USA drowning Boys On stage heart attack leading Mount Holly, to brain January Jackie Wilson 49 New Jersey, damage and a 21, 1984 USA decade-long coma before his eventual death Shot by his April 1, Los Angeles, Marvin Gaye 44 father, Marvin 1984 California, USA Pentz Gay, Sr.

Queen Elizabeth July 12, 39 Hospital, 1983 Birmingham, UK August 6, New York City, 39 1983 New York, USA November London, 36 19, 1983 England

Pneumonia

Complications due to AIDS

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Nate Nelson April 10, 52 The Flamingos 1984 Lenny Breau Razzle Hanoi Rocks David Byron Uriah Heep August 12, 1984 December 24 9, 1984 43 38 February 28, 1985

Kyu Sakamoto 43

August 12, 1985

Ricky Wilson The B-52's

October 12, 1985 November Big Joe Turner 74 24, 1985 Ian Stewart December The Rolling 47 12, 1985 Stones D. Boon December The 27 22, 1985 Minutemen 32

Boston, Massachusetts, USA Los Angeles, California, USA Redondo Beach, California, USA Reading, Berkshire, England Mount Osutaka-noone, Ueno, Gunma Prefecture, Japan New York City, New York, USA Inglewood, California, USA London, England, UK Tucson, Arizona, USA

Heart attack Murder by strangulation Car crash Alcohol-related complications

Plane crash

Complications due to AIDS Heart attack Heart attack

Traffic accident

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Ricky Nelson

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December De Kalb, Texas, Plane crash 31, 1985 USA Heart failure and pneumonia caused by alcohol and drug use Suicide by hanging

Phil Lynott Thin Lizzy Richard Manuel The Band O'Kelly Isley, Jr. The Isley Brothers Cliff Burton Metallica

Salisbury, January 4, 36 Wiltshire, 1986 England March 4, 1986 Winter Park, Florida, USA

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March 31, Alpine, New 1986 Jersey, USA

Heart attack

Ljungby September 24 Municipality, 27, 1986 Sweden

Traffic accident

Billy Johnson March 28, The 58 1987 Moonglows Carlton Barrett April 17, 36 The Wailers 1987 Paul Butterfield Gary Driscoll Rainbow

Los Angeles, Heart failure California, USA Murdered by gunshot Heart attack Murdered in his home

Kingston, Jamaica North May 4, 44 Hollywood, 1987 California, USA Ithaca, New 41 June, 1987 York, USA

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Philip Charles "Snakefinger" Lithman The Residents Peter Tosh The Wailers Jaco Pastorius Weather Report John Curulewski Styx Andy Gibb Bee Gees Dave Prater Sam & Dave Howie Johnson The Ventures Paul Wilson The Flamingos Hillel Slovak Red Hot Chili Peppers Nico The Velvet Underground

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July 1, 1987

Linz, Austria

Heart attack on stage

Murdered by gunshot Beaten to death September Wilton Manors, 35 by a bar 21, 1987 Florida, USA bouncer 42 37 February Chicago, 13, 1988 Illinois, USA March 10, Oxford, 1988 England Syracuse, Georgia, USA Brain aneurysm Myocarditis worsened by cocaine addiction Car accident Heart Attack Chicago, Illinois, USA Los Angeles, Speedball California, USA overdose Ibiza, Spain Head trauma caused by bicycle accident
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September Kingston, 11, 1987 Jamaica

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April 9, 1988 May 5, 49 1988 May 6, 53 1988 50 26 June 25, 1988

July 18, 49 1988

Robert Calvert August 14, Ramsgate, 43 Hawkwind 1988 England

Heart attack

Supposed August 14, Fairfax County, suicide; found Roy Buchanan 48 1988 Virginia, USA hanged in prison cell Tim Davis complications September The Steve 44 related to 20, 1988 Miller Band Diabetes December Hendersonville, Roy Orbison 52 Heart attack 6, 1988 Tennessee, USA Paul Jeffreys Bombing and Steve Harley December Lockerbie, 36 subsequent and Cockney 21, 1988 Scotland plane crash Rebel Paul Robi February Los Angeles, 57 Cancer The Platters 1, 1989 California, USA Ron Wilson May 7, Brain 44 The Surfaris 1989 Aneurysm John Cipollina Quicksilver May 29, San Francisco, 45 Emphysema Messenger 1989 California, USA Service Pete de Freitas June 14, London, Motorcycle Echo & the 28 1989 England accident Bunnymen
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1990s deaths
Name Age Date Location Cause of death

Allen Collins Lynyrd Skynyrd Del Shannon

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January 23, 1990

Jacksonville, Pneumonia Florida, USA Suicide by gunshot Liver failure due to chronic alcoholism Homicide Liver and kidney failure Heroin overdose Drowned Speedball overdose
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Johnnie Ray Cornelius Gunter The Coasters Ric Grech Blind Faith Andrew Wood Mother Love Bone Jim Hodder Steely Dan Brent Mydland The Grateful Dead

Santa Clarita, February 55 California, 8, 1990 USA Los Angeles, February 63 California, 24, 1990 USA 53 43 February Las Vegas, 26, 1990 Nevada USA

March 17, Leicester, 1990 England Seattle, March 19, 24 Washington, 1990 USA June 5, 42 USA 1990 Lafayette, July 26, 37 California, 1990 USA

Stevie Ray Vaughan August 27, Stevie Ray 35 1990 Vaughan & Double Trouble Tom Fogerty Creedence September 48 Clearwater 6, 1990 Revival Steve Clark Def Leppard

East Troy, Wisconsin, USA

Helicopter accident

Scottsdale, Tuberculosis Arizona, USA Accidental overdose of painkillers, antidepressants, and alcohol Lymphatic cancer

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January 8, London, 1991 England

Dave Guard The Kingston Trio

Rollinsford, March 22, New 56 1991 Hampshire, USA

Per Yngve April 8, "Dead" Ohlin 22 1991 Mayhem Steve Marriott April 21, Small Faces 44 1991 Humble Pie

Oslo, Norway Suicide Essex, England

House fire

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Johnny Thunders The New York April 23, 38 Dolls 1991 The Heartbreakers Gene Clark The Byrds David Ruffin The Temptations Rob Tyner MC5 Ole Beich Guns N' Roses Bill Graham Promoter of various bands Eric Carr KISS Freddie Mercury Queen

New Orleans, Drug-related Louisiana, causes; USA suspicious

Sherman May 24, Oaks, 46 1991 California, USA Philadelphia, June 1, 50 Pennsylvania, 1991 USA Berkley, September 36 Michigan, 18, 1991 USA October Copenhagen, 36 16, 1991 Denmark Vallejo, October 60 California, 25, 1991 USA New York November 41 City, New 24, 1991 York, USA 45 November London, 24, 1991 England

Bleeding ulcer

Cocaine overdose Heart attack Drowned in Skt. Jrgens Lake Helicopter crash Heart cancer and subsequent brain hemorrhage Complications due to AIDS
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Jerry Nolan The New York January Dolls 45 14, 1992 The Heartbreakers Willie Dixon Bobby Del-Din Larry Chance and the Earls January 76 29, 1992 April 15, 1992

New York City, New York, USA Burbank, California, USA

Stroke and subsequent coma

Heart failure

Paul Hackman July 5, 38 Helix 1992 Mary Wells 49 July 26, 1992

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada Los Angeles, California

Car accident Pneumonia and throat cancer Heart attack due to allergic reaction or cocaine use (disputed) Emphysema

Jeff Porcaro Toto

Los Angeles, August 5, 38 California, 1992 USA

New York Tony Williams August 14, 64 City, New The Platters 1992 York, USA

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Eddie Kendricks The Temptations Albert King

Birmingham, October 5, 52 Alabama, Lung cancer 1992 USA Memphis, December 69 Tennessee, 21, 1992 USA Heart attack

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Eddie Hazel Funkadelic

Geoff Mann Twelfth Night Mick Ronson David Bowie GG Allin The Jabbers, June 28, The Scumfucs, 36 1993 The Murder Junkies. Wong Ka Kui Beyond ystein "Euronymous" Aarseth Mayhem Criss Oliva Savatage Frank Zappa The Mothers of Invention Doug Hopkins Gin Blossoms 31 June 30, 1993

Brooklyn, December 42 New York, 23, 1992 USA February 36 5, 1993 April 30, London, 47 1993 England

Internal bleeding and liver failure Cancer Liver cancer

Heroin overdose New York a few hours after City, New a chaotic York performance turned into a riot Internal bleeding Tokyo, Japan due to head injuries

Stabbed to death August 10, 25 Oslo, Norway by Varg 1993 Vikernes Zephyrhills, Car accident Florida, USA Los Angeles, December 52 California, Prostate cancer 4, 1993 USA December 32 Suicide 5, 1993 30 October 17, 1993

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Santa November Barbara, 47 28, 1993 California, USA Treasure Michael Clarke December 47 Island, The Byrds 19, 1993 Florida, USA Agoura Hills, January Harry Nilsson 52 California, 15, 1994 USA Seattle, Kurt Cobain April 5, 27 Washington, Nirvana 1994 USA Canvey Lee Brilleaux April 7, 51 Island, Essex, Dr. Feelgood 1994 England Derek Leckenby June 4, Manchester, 51 Herman's 1994 England, UK Hermits Creadel "Red" August 25, Chicago, Jones 53 1994 Illinois, USA The Chi-Lites Nicky Hopkins Nashville, September The Jeff Beck 50 Tennessee, 6, 1994 Group USA Danny Gatton Newburg, October 4, Redneck Jazz 49 Maryland, 1994 Explosion USA Jerry Edmonton Steppenwolf

Car crash

Liver failure

Heart failure

Suicide

Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Complications from intestinal surgery Suicide by gunshot


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Fred "Sonic" November Smith 45 4, 1994 MC5 Sollie McElroy January 61 The Flamingos 15, 1995 Bob Stinson The Replacements

Detroit, Michigan, USA Chicago, Illinois, USA

Heart failure cancer Natural Causes (Body worn out after years of alcohol and drugs) Brain seizure

Minneapolis, February 35 Minnesota, 18, 1995 USA Los Angeles, California, USA

Melvin Franklin February 52 The 23, 1995 Temptations Vivian Stanshall March 5, 51 Bonzo Dog 1995 Doo-Dah Band Eazy-E N.W.A

Muswell Hill, House Fire London, UK Complications due to AIDS

Compton, March 26, 31 California, 1995 USA

Murdered by Corpus March 31, gunshot by Selena 23 Christi, Texas, 1995 Yolanda USA Saldvar MRSA June 14, London, complications Rory Gallagher 47 1995 England following a liver transplant

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Wolfman Jack American Disc Jockey Jerry Garcia The Grateful Dead Ronald White Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Sterling Morrison The Velvet Underground

Belvidere, North Heart attack Carolina, USA Forest Knolls, August 9, 53 California, Heart attack 1995 USA July 1, 57 1995 Detroit, August 26, 56 Michigan, 1995 USA Leukemia

Poughkeepsie, August 30, Cancer brought 53 New York, 1995 on from smoking USA New Orleans, Louisiana, USA November Newcastle, 50 17, 1995 England Cocaine overdose Heart thrombosis

Shannon Hoon October 28 Blind Melon 21, 1995 Alan Hull Lindisfarne Billy Williamson Bill Haley & His Comets Don Murray The Turtles

Swarthmore, March 22, 71 Pennsylvania, Cancer 1996 USA Glendale, March 22, 50 California, 1996 USA Complications following ulcer surgery

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Brad Nowell Sublime Jonathan Melvoin The Smashing Pumpkins John Panozzo Styx

May 25, 28 1996 July 12, 34 1996 47 July 16, 1996

San Francisco, California, Heroin overdose USA New York City, New York, USA Heroin overdose

Chas Chandler July 17, 57 The Animals 1996 Marge Ganser The ShangriLas Mel Taylor The Ventures 48 July 28, 1996

Chicago, Gastrointestinal Illinois, USA hemorrhaging Heaton, Tyne and Wear, Heart condition England, UK New York City, USA Breast cancer

Los Angeles, August 11, 62 California, 1996 USA September Las Vegas, Tupac Shakur 25 13, 1996 Nevada, USA Minneapolis, November Tiny Tim 64 Minnesota, 30, 1996 USA December Cleveland, Patty Donahue 40 9, 1996 Ohio, USA Kenny Pickett January London, 54 The Creation 10, 1997 England, UK

Cancer Homicide Heart attack Lung Cancer Heart Attack

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Biggie Smalls LaVern Baker Jeff Buckley Ronnie Lane The Small Faces Faces Bobby Helms

Los Angeles, California, USA March 10, Queens, New 67 1997 York, USA Memphis, May 29, 30 Tennessee, 1997 USA March 9, 24 1997 51 June 4, 1997 June 19, 1997 Texas, USA

Homicide Coronary complications Accidental drowning

Pneumonia Emphysema and asthma Cancer Plane ran out of gas, causing it to crash Suicide or accidental strangulation Kidney failure due to a past of drug abuse

Martinsville, Indiana, USA Lawrence Southfield, June 20, Payton 59 Michigan, 1997 The Four Tops USA Pacific Grove, October John Denver 53 California, 12, 1997 USA Michael Sydney, November Hutchence 37 Australia, 22, 1997 INXS USA 63 Kurt Winter December 51 The Guess Who 14, 1997 Jake Carey December Chicago, 71 The Flamingos 31, 1997 Illinois, USA

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Sonny Bono Sonny & Cher Ken Forssi The Surfaris Love Carl Perkins Johnny Funches The Dells

South Lake January 5, Tahoe, 62 1998 California, USA 54 January 10, 1998

Skiing accident

Tallahassee, Brain Tumor Florida, USA Jackson, Tennessee, USA Illinois, USA Throat cancer

January 65 19, 1998 62 January 23, 1998

Emphysema

Los Angeles, Carl Wilson February 51 California, The Beach Boys 6, 1998 USA Cozy Powell The Jeff Beck April 5, Bristol, Group 50 1998 England Whitesnake Black Sabbath Hideto "hide" Matsumoto May 2, 33 Tokyo, Japan X Japan 1998 Zilch Los Angeles, Bryan Maclean December 52 California, Love 25, 1998 USA

Lung cancer

Car crash due to drunk driving

Suicide by hanging

Heart Attack

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Johnny Moore The Drifters

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Sonny Forriest 64 The Coasters Dusty Springfield Screaming Lord Sutch 59 58

Kami 26 Malice Mizer Mark Sandman 46 Morphine Guido Toffoletti 46 Blues Society Rick Danko The Band 56

Zeke Carey 66 Heart attack The Flamingos Curtis Mayfield December Roswell, Complications The 57 26, 1999 Georgia, USA due to diabetes Impressions

December London, 30, 1998 England Capital January Heights, 10, 1999 Maryland, USA March 2, Henley-on1999 Thames West Harrow, June 16, Middlesex, 1999 England June 21, 1999 July 3, Palestrina, 1999 Latium, Italy August 22, Cavarzere, 1999 Veneto, Italy Marbletown, December New York, 10, 1999 USA December Washington, 24, 1999 D.C., USA

Respiratory Failure

Cancer Suicide by hanging Subarachnoid hemorrhage Onstage heart attack Car accident Heart failure

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2000s deaths
Name Ag e Date Location Cause of death

Will "Dub" January Jones 71 16, 2000 The Coasters Doris KennerFebruary Jackson 58 4, 2000 The Shirelles Dave Peverett February 58 Foghat 7, 2000

Long Beach, California, USA Sacramento, California, USA

Diabetes

Breast cancer

Orlando,Florida, Kidney cancer USA Complications following Screamin' Jay February Levallois-Perret, 72 surgery Hawkins 12, 2000 France concerning aneurysm Ian Dury Ian Dury and March 27, Harrow, 57 Liver cancer the 2000 Middlesex Blockheads Heinz Burt April 7, Southampton, Motor neurone 57 The Tornados 2000 England disease Ralph Jones Chester, June 1, Bill Haley & 79 Pennsylvania, 2000 His Comets USA Alan Caddy Complications Johnny Kidd August 16, 60 due to & The Pirates 2000 Alcoholism The Tornados
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Allen Woody The Allman Brothers Gov't Mule David Brown Santana Benjamin Orr The Cars Joachim Nielsen Jokke & Valentinerne Kirsty MacColl Rob Buck 10,000 Maniacs Pops Staples The Staple Singers Nick Massi The Four Seasons

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August 26, New York City 2000

Heroin overdose Liver and kidney failure Pancreatic cancer Heroin overdose

September 4, 2000 October 3, 53 Atlanta, Georgia 2000 53 36 October 17, 2000 Oslo, Norway

Hit and killed December 41 Cozumel, Mexico by a speeding 18, 2000 powerboat 42 December Pittsburgh, 19, 2000 Pennsylvania Liver disease

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December Chicago, Illinois, Injuries from a 19, 2000 USA fall December West Orange, Cancer 24, 2000 New Jersey, USA

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Milan "Mejla" Hlavsa Plastic People of the Universe John Phillips The Mamas & the Papas Joey Ramone The Ramones John Lee Hooker Leon Wilkeson Lynyrd Skynyrd Ron Townson The 5th Dimension George Harrison The Beatles Chuck Schuldiner Death Jon Lee Feeder

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January 5, Prague, Czech 2001 Republic

Lung cancer

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March 18, Los Angeles, 2001 California, USA New York City, New York, USA Los Altos, California, USA Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA

Heart failure Lymphoma Natural causes

April 15, 2001 June 21, 83 2001 July 27, 49 2001

Natural causes

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August 2, Las Vegas, 2001 Nevada, USA November Los Angeles, 29, 2001 California, USA December 13, 2001 January 7, Miami, Florida, 2002 USA

Renal failure

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Lung cancer

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Glioma Suicide by hanging


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Peter Bardens January 67 Camel 22, 2002 Paul Baloff Exodus Hirax Heathen Waylon Jennings Joe Schermie Three Dog Night Layne Staley Alice in Chains Dee Dee Ramone The Ramones Robbin Crosby Ratt John Entwistle The Who

Malibu, California, USA

Lung cancer

Suffered a stroke which Highland General left him in a February Hospital 41 coma and he 2, 2002 Oakland, was taken off California, USA life support by doctors. February Chandler, Diabetic 64 13, 2002 Arizona, USA complications 56 March 25, Los Angeles, 2002 California, USA April 5, 2002 June 5, 2002 June 6, 2002 Heart attack

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Seattle, Speedball Washington, USA overdose Los Angeles, California, USA Los Angeles, California, USA Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Heroin overdose Heroin overdose Cocaineinduced heart attack

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June 27, 57 2002

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Michael Houser Widespread Panic Lonnie Donegan Billy Guy The Coasters Zal Yanovsky The Lovin' Spoonful Joe Strummer The Clash The Mescaleros Mickey Finn T. Rex Maurice Gibb The Bee Gees Howie Epstein Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker s Hank Ballard Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

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August 2, North Carolina, 2002 USA Peterborough, England Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Pancreatic cancer Heart attack Natural causes

November 2, 2002 November 66 5, 2002 71 57

December Kingston, Congestive 13, 2002 Ontario, Canada heart failure Congenital heart defect Alcohol-related liver problems Complications of a volvulus Complications due to drug use

Broomfield, December 50 Somerset, 22, 2002 England January 11, 2003 January 53 12, 2003 55 Croydon, Surrey, England Miami Beach, Florida, USA

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February Santa Fe, New 23, 2003 Mexico, USA

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March 2, 2003

Los Angeles, California, USA

Throat cancer

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Adam Faith

March 8, 62 2003

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England County Cork, Republic of Ireland Los Angeles, California, USA

Heart attack

Noel Redding The Jimi May 11, 57 Hendrix 2003 Experience Jeremy Michael Ward May 25, 27 The Mars 2003 Volta Mickie Most May 30, Record 64 2003 producer July 4, Barry White 58 2003 Erik Brann July 31, 52 Iron Butterfly 2003

Natural causes

Heroin overdose

Totteridge, Mesothelioma London, England Los Angeles, California, USA Renal failure

Heart attack due to a birth defect Chronic August 21, Chicago, Illinois, Wesley Willis 40 myelogenous 2003 USA leukemia Warren September Los Angeles, 56 Mesothelioma Zevon 7, 2003 California, USA September Nashville, Complications Johnny Cash 71 12, 2003 Tennessee, USA from diabetes

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Shawn Lane September Black Oak 40 26, 2003 Arkansas Robert September 54 Palmer 27, 2003 Paul Burlison September The Rock and 74 27, 2003 Roll Trio Elliott Smith Bobby Hatfield The Righteous Brothers Greg Ridley Spooky Tooth Humble Pie Terje "Valfar" Bakken Windir Bob Mayo Peter Frampton Jan Berry Jan & Dean 34 October 21, 2003

Memphis, Tennessee, USA Paris, France

Breathing problems Heart attack

Horn Lake, Cancer Mississippi, USA Los Angeles, California, USA Knife wounds caused by suicide or homicide Cocaineinduced heart attack Pneumonia

November Kalamazoo, 63 4, 2003 Michigan, USA November Alicante, Spain 19, 2003 Reppastlen, Sogndal valley, Norway

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January 25 15, 2004

Hypothermia

53 62

February Basel, 23, 2004 Switzerland March 26, Los Angeles, 2004 California, USA

Heart attack Complications from a seizure


45

Niki Sullivan Buddy Holly April 6, 66 & The 2004 Crickets Clint Warwick May 15, 63 The Moody 2004 Blues Quorthon June 7, 38 Bathory 2004 June 10, Ray Charles 73 2004 Cal Green Hank Ballard July 4, 69 & The 2004 Midnighters Arthur Kane July 13, The New 55 2004 York Dolls Johnny September Ramone 55 15, 2004 The Ramones Bruce Palmer October 1, Buffalo 58 2004 Springfield

Sugar Creek, Missouri, USA

Heart attack

Liver disease Stockholm, Sweden Beverly Hills, California, USA Lake View Terrace, California, USA Los Angeles, California, USA Los Angeles, California, USA Leukemia

Heart failure Liver cancer

Prostate cancer

Belleville, Heart attack Ontario, Canada

46

John Peel English disc jockey Dimebag Darrell Pantera Damageplan Spencer Dryden Jefferson Airplane Jimmy Griffin Bread Jim Capaldi Traffic Eric Griffiths The Quarrymen Keith Knudsen The Doobie Brothers Edward Patten Gladys Knight & the Pips Rod Price Foghat

65

October 25, 2004

Cuzco, Peru

Heart attack

Murdered by December Columbus, Ohio, 38 gunshot on 8, 2004 USA stage January 11, 2005 Penngrove, California, USA

66

Colon cancer

January 11, 2005 January 60 28, 2005 61 64 January 29, 2005

Franklin, Complications Tennessee, USA due to cancer London, England, Stomach UK cancer Edinburgh, Scotland Pancreatic cancer Chronic pneumonia

56

February Kentfield, 8, 2005 California, USA

65

February Livonia, 25, 2005 Michigan, USA

Stroke caused by Diabetes

65

March 22, Wilton, New Heart Attack 2005 Hampshire, USA


47

Paul Hester Crowded House Split Enz Jim Pash The Surfaris Pierre Moerlen Gong David Wayne Metal Church Wayne Reverend Domenic Troiano The James Gang The Guess Who Renaldo "Obie" Benson The Four Tops Long John Baldry

Melbourne, March 26, 46 Victoria, 2005 Australia 56 52 April 29, 2005 May 3, 2005 May 10, 2005 Strasbourg, France

Suicide Congestive heart failure Natural causes

47

Tacoma, Car crash Washington, USA

59

May 25, 2005

Toronto, Ontario, Prostate cancer Canada

68

July 1, 2005

Detroit, Michigan, USA

Lung cancer

July 21, 64 2005

Vancouver, Severe chest British Columbia, infection Canada


48

Eugene Record The Chi-Lites Carlo Little The Rolling Stones Krzysztof "Doc" Raczkowski Vader Robert Moog Inventor of the Moog Synthesizer Mike Gibbins Badfinger John "Beatz" Holohan Bayside

64

July 22, 2005

Chicago, Illinois, Cancer USA Lung cancer

Cleadon, Tyne August 6, 65 and Wear, 2005 England 34 August 20, 2005

Cause of death unknown

71

August 21, Asheville, North 2005 Carolina, USA

Brain tumor

56 31

October 4, Oviedo, Florida, Died in his 2005 USA sleep October 31, 2005 Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA Los Angeles, California USA Copenhagen, Denmark Burbank, California, USA Car accident Cause of death unknown Heart failure Colon cancer

Milt Holland 88 Link Wray Mike Botts Bread

November 4, 2005 November 76 5, 2005 December 61 9, 2005

49

Bryan Harvey House of January 1, Richmond, 49 Freaks 2006 Virginia, USA Gutterball Alex St. Clair Snouffer Captain January 5, 64 Beefheart 2006 And The Magic Band January Dave Lepard 13 25 Crashdet (probably) , 2006 Wilson January Pickett 64 19, 2006 The Falcons April 5, Gene Pitney 66 2006 Ztephan Dark Satanic April 19, Slaughter 39 2006 Morbidity Morgue Grant McLennan May 6, 48 The Go2006 Betweens

Murdered along with his family during a robbery of their home

Lancaster, California, USA

Heart Attack

Uppsala, Sweden Suicide

Ashburn, Virginia, USA Cardiff, Wales, UK

Heart attack Natural causes

Sweeden

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Heart attack

50

Freddie Garrity May 19, 69 Freddie and 2006 the Dreamers Vince Welnick June 2, 55 The Grateful 2006 Dead Johnny Grande June 3, 76 Bill Haley & 2006 His Comets June 6, Billy Preston 59 2006 Syd Barrett Pink Floyd Sabine Dnser Erben der Schpfung Elis Arthur Lee Love 60 July 7, 2006

Bangor, Wales

Emphysema

Sonoma County, Suicide California, USA

Clarksville, Tennessee, USA

Natural causes

Scottsdale, Kidney failure Arizona, USA Cambridge, Pancreatic Cambridgeshire, cancer England Cerebral hemorrhage

29

July 8, 2006

Liechtenstein

61

August 3, Memphis, 2006 Tennessee, USA

Leukemia

51

Jon Ndtveidt Dissection August 13, Nifelheim 31 Hsselby, Sweden 2006 Ophthalamia The Black Bruce Gary The Knack Jesse Pintado Napalm Death Terrorizer Lock up Brujeria Pip Pyle Hatfield and the North National Health Gong Boz Burrell Bad Company King Crimson Prentiss Barnes The Moonglows Jared Anderson Morbid Angel Hate Eternal 55 August 22, Tarzana, 2006 California, USA August 27, Ridderkerk, 2006 Netherlands

Self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a circle of lit candles Sacrificial Suicide Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

37

Liver failure

56

August 28, Paris, France 2006

Natural causes

60

September Marbella, Spain 21, 2006

Heart attack

81

October 1, Magnolia, Automobile 2006 Mississippi, USA accident Died in his sleep of an unspecified cause
52

30

October 14, 2006

Covington, Kentucky, USA

Sandy West The Runaways Ruth Brown

47

October 21, 2006

San Dimas, California, USA

Lung cancer Complications following a heart attack and stroke

78

November Henderson, 17, 2006 Nevada, USA

Denis Payton December The Dave 63 17, 2006 Clark Five December James Brown 73 25, 2006 Denny Doherty January 66 The Mamas & 19, 2007 the Papas Charles February Gocher 54 19, 2007 Sun City Girls February Ian Wallace 60 22, 2007 Brad Delp Boston 55 March 9, 2007

Bournemouth, Dorset, England, Cancer UK Atlanta, Georgia, Pneumonia USA Mississauga, Kidney failure Ontario, Canada Seattle, Cancer Washington, USA Los Angeles, California, USA Esophageal cancer Suicide from Atkinson, New carbon Hampshire, USA monoxide poisoning New York City, Cerebral New York, USA hemorrhage
53

Mark St. John April 5, 51 KISS 2007

Zola Taylor The Platters Bill Pinkney The Drifters Joe Zawinul Weather Report Kevin DuBrow Quiet Riot Ike Turner Ike & Tina Turner Dan Fogelberg John Stewart The Kingston Trio Buddy Miles Mike Smith The Dave Clark Five Jeff Healey

April 30, 2007 July 4, 81 2007 69 75

Los Angeles, California, USA Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

Pneumonia Heart attack

September Vienna, Austria, Skin Cancer 11, 2007 Austria Accidental cocaine overdose Cocaine overdose

November Las Vegas, 52 25, 2007 Nevada, USA 76 56 68 60 December San Marcos, 12, 2007 California, USA

December Deer Isle, Maine, Prostate 16, 2007 USA Cancer January 19, 2008 San Diego, California, USA Brain aneurysm Congestive heart failure Pneumonia Retinoblastom a

February Austin, Texas, 26, 2008 USA Aylesbury, February 64 Buckinghamshire 28, 2008 , England March 2, Toronto, Ontario, 41 2008 Canada

54

Danny Federici Bruce Springsteen and the EStreet Band

58

April 17, 2008

New York City, New York, USA

Melanoma

Eddy Arnold 89

May 8, 2008

Nashville, Tennessee, USA Burbank, California, USA Archer, Florida, USA Century City, California, USA Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Natural causes Brain haemorrhage Heart failure Congestive heart failure Complications due to stroke

Michelle Meldrum May 21, 39 Phantom Blue 2008 Meldrum June 2, Bo Diddley 79 2008 July 16, Jo Stafford 90 2008 August 10, Isaac Hayes 65 2008 Jerry Wexler Music August 15, journalist 91 2008 Record producer Jerry Finn August 21, Record 39 2008 producer

Sarasota, Florida, Congestive USA heart failure

Los Angeles, California, USA

Cerebral haemorrhage

55

Richard "Rick" Wright Pink Floyd Nick Reynolds The Kingston Trio Gidget Gein Marilyn Manson Levi Stubbs The Four Tops Mitch Mitchell The Jimi Hendrix Experience Ron Asheton The Stooges Billy Powell Lynyrd Skynyrd Dewey Martin Buffalo Springfield Lux Interior The Cramps

65

September London, England, Cancer 15, 2008 UK Acute respiratory disease Heroin overdose Natural causes

October 1, San Diego, 75 2008 California, USA 39 October 9, Burbank, 2008 California, USA October 17, 2008 Detroit, Michigan, USA

72

61

November Portland, 12, 2008 Oregon, USA January 6, Ann Arbor, 2009 Michigan, USA January 28, 2009 January 31, 2009 Orange Park, Florida, USA Van Nuys, California, USA

Natural causes

60 56

Heart attack Heart attack

68 62

Natural causes Aortic dissection

February Glendale, 4, 2009 California, USA

56

Estelle February Bennett 67 11, 2009 The Ronettes Kelly Groucutt February 63 Electric Light 19, 2009 Orchestra Bob Bogle June 14, 75 The Ventures 2009 Sky Saxon The Seeds Michael Jackson The Jackson 5 Gordon Waller Peter and Gordon Les Paul Inventor of the Electric Guitar Larry Knechtel Bread 71 50 June 25, 2009 June 25, 2009 July 17, 2009

Englewood, New Colon cancer Jersey, USA Worcester, England

Heart attack

Vancouver, Non-Hodgkin British Columbia, lymphoma Canada Austin, Texas, USA Los Angeles, California, USA Cardiac arrest

64

Ledyard, Cardiac arrest Connecticut, USA

94

August 13, White Plains, 2009 New York, USA

Pneumonia

69

August 20, Yakima Valley, Cardiac arrest 2009 Washington, USA

57

Johnny Carter The Flamingos The Dells Mary Travers Peter, Paul And Mary Dickie Peterson Blue Cheer Norton Buffalo The Steve Miller Band Al Alberts The Four Aces Eric Woolfson The Alan Parsons Project Jack Rose Pelt

75

August 21, Harvey, Illinois, 2009 USA

Natural causes

Complications September Danbury, 72 arising from 16, 2009 Connecticut, USA chemotherapy 61 October 12, 2009 October 30, 2009 Germany Liver cancer

58

Paradise, California, USA

Lung cancer

87

November Arcadia, Florida, Natural Causes 27, 2009 USA December London, England, Cancer 2, 2009 UK

64

Bala Cynwyd, December 38 Pennsylvania, 5, 2009 USA

Heart Attack

58

James Gurley Big Brother and the Holding Company Tony Bellamy Redbone James Owen Sullivan Avenged Sevenfold Pinkly Smooth Suburban Legends Rowland S. Howard The Birthday Party

69

December Palm Desert, 20, 2009 California, USA December Las Vegas, 25, 2009 Nevada, USA

Heart Attack

63

Liver Failure

Huntington December 28 Beach, 28, 2009 California, USA

Effects of mixed drugs

50

December 30, 2009

Liver Cancer

59

2010s deaths
Name Age Date Location Cause of death

Gregory Slay January 1, 40 Remy Zero 2010 Mick Green Johnny Kidd January 65 & The 11, 2010 Pirates Brian January Damage 46 12, 2010 The Misfits January Jay Reatard 29 13, 2010 Teddy Pendergrass Harold January 59 Melvin & 13, 2010 The Blue Notes Bobby January 71 Charles 14, 2010 Kate McGarrigle 63 January 18, 2010

Bodega Bay, Cystic Fibrosis California, USA Heart failure

Los Angeles, Liver cancer California, USA Memphis, Cocaine and Tennessee, USA alcohol toxicity Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA Illness related to his paralysis condition

Near Abbeville, Natural causes Louisiana, USA St. Johns, Newfoundland, Cancer Canada

60

Robert "Squirrel" Lester The ChiLites Richard Delvy The Bel-Airs The Challengers Dale Hawkins Doug Fieger The Knack Alex Chilton The Box Tops Big Star Johnny Maestro The Crests Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

67

January 22, 2010

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Liver cancer

67

February West Hills, Complications 6, 2010 California, USA from an illness Little Rock, Colon cancer Arkansas, USA Woodland Hills, Cancer California, USA

February 13, 2010 February 57 14, 2010 73 59

March 17, New Orleans, Suspected heart 2010 Louisiana, USA attack

70

March 24, Cape Coral, 2010 Florida, USA

Cancer

61

Malcolm McLaren April 8, 64 Manager for 2010 Sex Pistols Peter Steele April 14, Type O 48 2010 Negative Ronnie James Dio Dio May 16, Black 67 2010 Sabbath Rainbow Elf Paul Gray Slipknot May 24, 38 2010

New York City, Mesothelioma New York, USA Brooklyn, New Heart failure York, USA

Houston, Texas, Stomach cancer USA

Urbandale, Iowa, USA Chicago, Illinois, USA Denmark

Accidental morphine and fentanyl overdose Complications due to diabetes Kidney failure

Marvin Isley June 6, The Isley 56 2010 Brothers Peter Quaife June 23, 66 The Kinks 2010 Harvey Fuqua July 6, 80 The 2010 Moonglows

Detroit, Heart failure Michigan, USA

62

Andy Hummel Big Star

59

July 19, 2010

Cancer

Bobby Hebb 72 Kenny Edwards The Stone Poneys Mike Edwards Electric Light Orchestra Steve Lee Gotthard Solomon Burke Denis Simpson The Nylons Gregory Isaacs

August 3, Nashville, Lung cancer 2010 Tennessee, USA August 18, 2010 Prostate cancer

64

62

September Halwell, Devon, Car accident 3, 2010 England Mesquite, Nevada, USA Badhoevedorp, Netherlands Peterborough, Ontario, Canada London, England, UK Motorbike accident Heart attack Brain hemorrhage Lung cancer

October 5, 2010 October 70 10, 2010 47 59 59 October 22, 2010 October 25, 2010

63

Don Van Vliet Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band Gerry Rafferty Stealers Wheel Phil Kennemore Y&T Trish Keenan Broadcast Don Kirshner Producer of The Monkees Gladys Horton The Marvelettes

Complications December 69 California, USA From Multiple 17, 2010 Sclerosis

63

January 4, Bournemouth, Liver failure 2011 Dorset, England January 7, California, USA Lung cancer 2011 January 14, 2011 January 17, 2011 Birmingham, England Boca Raton, Florida, USA Pneumonia

57

42

76

Heart failure

65

January 26, 2011

Sherman Oaks, Stroke California, USA

64

Gary Moore Thin Lizzy Mark Tulin The Electric Prunes Johnny Preston Protegee of J.P. Richardson Mike Starr Alice in Chains Jet Harris The Shadows Frankie Sparcello Exhorder Zoogz Rift Calvin Russell Scott Columbus Manowar

58 62

February Estepona, 6, 2011 Mlaga, Spain February Avalon, 26, 2011 California, USA

Heart attack

71

March 4, 2011

Beaumont, Texas, USA

Heart failure

44 71 44 57

March 8, 2011

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

March 18, Winchester, 2011 England, UK March 22, New Orleans, 2011 Louisiana, USA

March 22, Complications 2011 due to diabetes April 3, Garfield, Texas, 62 Liver cancer 2011 USA 54 April 4, 2011

65

Poly Styrene April 25, 53 X-Ray Spex 2011 Ivo Pek Banjo Band Seth Putnam Anal Cunt Upsidedown Cross Siege Carl Gardner The Coasters Mario Comesanas DJ of Liquid Metal (Sirius XM) Clarence Clemons E Street Band Ryan Dunn The Alter Boys May 9, 66 2011 Prague, Czech Republic

Breast cancer Complications from bypass surgery

43

June 11, 2011

Heart attack

83

June 12, 2011 Jersey City, New Jersey USA

June 13, 30 2011

Brain hemorrhage

69

June 18, 2011

Palm Beach, Florida, USA Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA

Complications caused by stroke

34

June 20, 2011

Car crash

66

Michael "Wrzel" Burston Motrhead Rob Grill The Grass Roots

61

July 9, 2011

Ventricular tachycardia Complications caused by stroke and subsequent head injury

67

July 11, 2011

Orlando, Florida, USA

Taiji Sawada July 17, X 45 2011 Loudness Amy Winehouse Dan Peek America 27

July 23, 2011 July 24, 60 2011 Went missing on July 24, Daniel Bobis Jakarta, 32 2011 Cipher Indonesia Body found July 28, 2011

Saipan, Commonwealth Suicide by of Northern hanging Marianas Islands, USA London, England Farmington, Heart disease Missouri, USA

Lost at sea by surfing

67

Andrew "Mac" McDermott Threshold Jani Lane Warrant

45

August 4, 2011

Kidney failure Los Angeles, California, USA San Francisco, Cardiopulmonary California, USA failure

August 11, 2011 August 22, Jerry Leiber 78 2011 Jonas "B" September Bergqvist 25 9, 2011 Lifelover Willie "Big September 75 Eyes" Smith 16, 2011 Johnny September "Country" 77 27, 2011 Mathis Marv September Tarplin 70 30, 2011 The Miracles Mikey Welsh October, 40 Weezer 8, 2011 47

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Stroke Stroke

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Chicago, Illinois, USA

68