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Deftones bassist Chi Cheng: 1970 – 2013

Deftones bassist Chi Cheng: 1970 – 2013

GregJohnson April 16, 2013 0

Chi Cheng, bassist for the seminal alternative metal band Deftones, has died at the age of 42. His family have confirmed that Cheng passed on early on Saturday morning, with news reaching music blogs

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Andy Williams, the man who sang Moon River, has died

Andy Williams, the man who sang Moon River, has died

GregJohnson September 26, 2012 0

American music and TV icon, Andy Williams, has died at the age of 84. Over his long career in entertainment the crooner and TV personality notched up an impressive 18 gold and three platinum

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Funk Brothers bassist Bob Babbitt has died

Funk Brothers bassist Bob Babbitt has died

GregJohnson July 17, 2012 0

Bob Babbitt, bassist for the legendary Motown house band Funk Brothers, has died, aged 74. As a member of the hit-machine studio group, Babbitt provided the bedrock for such classic singles as Smokey Robinson’s

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Robin Gibb, lead singer of the Bee Gees, has died

Robin Gibb, lead singer of the Bee Gees, has died

GregJohnson May 21, 2012 0

Robin Gibb, founding member, songwriter and lead singer of the Bee Gees, has died following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 62. With his soulful vibrato, Robin’s voice took centre stage during the

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Donna Summer, The Queen of Disco: 1948-2012

Donna Summer, The Queen of Disco: 1948-2012

GregJohnson May 17, 2012 1

Donna Summer passed away today in Florida aged 63 following her battle with lung cancer. A winner of five GRAMMY awards, Summer rose to fame with songs such as Hot Stuff and Bad Girls,

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Memphis Horns saxophonist Andrew Love dies at 70

Memphis Horns saxophonist Andrew Love dies at 70

GregJohnson April 18, 2012 0

Renowned saxophonist Andrew Love has died at the age of 70. His passing comes just two months after Love received a Lifetime Achievement GRAMMY alongside his long-time musical partner and trumpeter Wayne Jackson. Together,

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Earl Scruggs, pioneering Bluegrass banjo player, dies aged 88

Earl Scruggs, pioneering Bluegrass banjo player, dies aged 88

GregJohnson March 29, 2012 0

Earl Scruggs, one of the most influential artists in modern American country music, died this morning in Nashville, aged 88. During the mid-twentieth century, Scruggs’ syncopated, three-fingered picking style (today known simply as Scruggs Style) reinvigorated banjo playing, leading the

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