Tag: RIP

RIP: Sharon Jones (1956–2016)

The Queen of Funk.

RIP: Leonard Cohen (1934–2016)

He was our man.

RIP: Gene Wilder (1933–2016)

The legend of dry, soulful comedy passed away this morning at his home in Connecticut.

RIP: Bernie Worrell (1944–2016)

The funk pioneer succumbed to cancer at the age of 72.

RIP: Prince (1958–2016)

It’s snowing in April.

RIP: Merle Haggard (1937–2016)

The outlaw country superstar passed away today due to complications from pneumonia.

RIP: Garry Shandling (1949–2016)

The beloved mind behind “The Larry Sanders Show” died of a reported heart attack.

RIP: Phife Dawg (1970–2016)

The legendary emcee passed away yesterday.

RIP: Dead Moon’s Andrew Loomis [UPDATED]

The founding member of the seminal Portland hard rock group succumbed to cancer-related ailments yesterday.

RIP: Sir George Martin (1926–2016)

The Fifth Beatle passed away at the age of ninety.

RIP: Harper Lee (1926–2016)

The legendary author was eighty-nine years old.

RIP: Maurice White (1941–2016)

The Earth, Wind & Fire bandleader was seventy-four years old.

RIP: Dave Mirra (1974–2016)

The legend of extreme sports—who was to BMX what Tony Hawk was to skateboarding—was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.

RIP: Paul Kantner (1941–2016)

The Jefferson Airplane cofounder was seventy-four years old.

RIP: Abe Vigoda (1921–2016)

The legendary film and television actor was ninety-four years old.

RIP: Glenn Frey (1948–2016)

The founding member of The Eagles passed away today at 67.

RIP: Alan Rickman (1946–2016)

The “Harry Potter” and “Die Hard” actor succumbed to cancer.

Fantastic Voyage: The Supernova Departure of David Bowie

Ashes to ashes, funk to funky.

RIP: David Bowie (1947–2016)

Goodbye, Major Tom.

RIP: Lemmy Kilmister (1945–2015)

The Motörhead bassist succumbed to cancer Monday evening.

RIP: Scott Weiland (1967–2015)

The Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman was found dead on his tour bus in Bloomington, MN.

RIP: Kobe Bryant’s Basketball Career (1996–2016)

“I don’t want to get too Zen-like on you guys, but honestly, in sitting in meditation, for me, my mind starts drifting—it always drifted towards basketball. Always. Always. And it doesn’t do that now.”

RIP: Allen Toussaint (1938–2015)

The New Orleans R&B legend passed away on tour in Madrid.

RIP: John Berg (1932–2015)

The art director behind some of music’s most iconic album covers passed away on Sunday.

RIP: Chantal Akerman (1950–2015)

The experimental filmmaker was 65 years old.

RIP: Wes Craven (1939–2015)

The master of horror succumbed to brain cancer yesterday in Los Angeles.

RIP: Bob Johnston (1932–2015)

The legendary producer of seminal Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, and Simon and Garfunkel records has died.

RIP: “The Artist”‘s Uggie the Dog (2002-2015)

He was a good boy—a very, very good boy.


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