Tag: RIP

R.I.P. Daniel Johnston, 1961-2019

The highly influential songwriter has died of a heart attack at age 58.

Remembering Nick Walusko: 1960-2019

A tribute to Nicky Wonder, cofounder of the Wondermints and guitarist for Brian Wilson, who died this week at age fifty-nine. 

Elliot Roberts (1943-2019): Swimming in the Ether

The late manager of Neil Young and Joni Mitchell went deep with his artists.

Pete Shelley (1955-2008): A Different Kind of Pioneer

The Buzzcocks vocalist and punk icon died Thursday at the age of sixty-three.

Aretha Franklin: From Detroit to the Moon

The Queen will be remembered as undisputed royalty, but her legacy started humbly in the Motor City.

RIP: Tom Petty (1950–2017)

The quintessential rock-and-roller died Monday at the age of sixty-six.

Leia Shot First: Saying Goodbye to Carrie Fisher

“My generation was not tainted by the fantasy of Leia, but rather encouraged to aspire to the love of women like her.”

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.


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