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Notorious B.I.G. and Whitney Houston (AP Photo)

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among 16 acts in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class

The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class.

Published on 16th October 2019
Fender guitar used by Kurt Cobain (Julien's Auctions via AP)

Kurt Cobain's olive green 'Unplugged' cardigan, Fender guitar go up for auction

The olive green cardigan that Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana's MTV Unplugged performance and one of the late rocker's custom guitars are headed to auction.

Published on 9th October 2019
Ginger Baker (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

Ginger Baker, powerhouse drummer of Cream and Blind Faith dies peacefully at 80

Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse, died Sunday at age 80.

Published on 7th October 2019
Robert Hunter (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead's poetic lyricist and 'visionary wordsmith', dies at 78

Robert Hunter, the man behind the poetic and mystical words for many of the Grateful Dead's finest songs, has died at age 78.

Published on 25th September 2019
Ozzy

Ozzy Osbourne is a genetic mutant, researcher claims

The author is a professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine

Published on 14th August 2019
David Crosby (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

New documentary David Crosby: Remember My Name is 'loving, too loving'

The final image of David Crosby in a new documentary about the singer-songwriter shows him in his hippie glory, spotting a video camera filming him.

Published on 23rd July 2019
Aretha Franklin (AP Photo/Shea Walsh)

Still winning R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin makes history with posthumous Pulitzer

The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honour Monday, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honour was first awarded in 1930.

Published on 16th April 2019
Dennis Edwards

Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards dies at 74

Dennis Edwards, one of the leading members of the American vocal group, the Temptations has died.

Published on 3rd February 2018
Fats Domino

Fats Domino, lovable rock ’n’ roll pioneer, dies at age 89

Fats Domino, the amiable rock ’n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music has died. He was 89.

Published on 25th October 2017
Tom Petty

Rock iconoclast Tom Petty dead

Tom Petty, a songwriter who melded California rock with a deep, stubborn Southern heritage, died on Monday after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 66.

Published on 3rd October 2017
Walter Becker

Time to reel in the years: Steely Dan's Walter Becker passes on

Walter Becker, the co-founder of the jazz-rock band Steely Dan, has passed away aged 67. He lived in Maui, Hawaii. 

Published on 4th September 2017
Gregg Allman

'Midnight Rider' Gregg Allman and his rock music journey 

Allman, who began his musical career by delivering newspapers to earn enough to buy a guitar, faced the heart-breaking journey with fortitude.

Published on 29th May 2017

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