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.