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Singer for heavy rock band 'Warrant' found dead in motel room

Image of Jani Lane was the singer and songwriter for Warrant, whose two first albums --

The former lead singer for the heavy rock band, Warrant, Jani Lane was found dead in a Los Angeles motel room. Lane was 47 years old. His ... continue reading


Johnny Cash sideman Marshall Grant dies at 82

Image of Marshall Grant had always admitted that the trio had no special insight as they shaped that universal beat, a sound that launched a million imitators with songs such as

Man in Black Johnny Cash, along with guitar player Luther Perkins and bassist Marshall Grant came along to redefine American music. ... continue reading



Founding member of rock group 'America' passes away

Image of Dan Peek left the group America in 1977 to concentrate on a solo career in contemporary Christian music.

Dan Peek, one of the founding members of the classic rock group America has died. Discovered dead in his bed by his wife at his ... continue reading


Singer Amy Winehouse dies at the age of 27

Image of Her black beehive hairdo, cat's eye makeup and old-fashioned sailor tattoos made Amy Winehouse a highly recognizable face on the contemporary music scene.

"They tried to make me go to rehab, I said, 'No, no, no,'" British soul singer Amy Winehouse sang on her hit single "Rehab." Winehouse ... continue reading


Saxophonist great Clarence Clemons dies at 69

Image of Saxophonist great Clarence Clemons has died from complications of a recent stroke at the age of 69. Clemons was most well known for his work with rock and roll great Bruce Springsteen, and was a defining musical influence behind Springsteen's E Street Band.

Saxophonist great Clarence Clemons has died from complications of a recent stroke at the age of 69. Clemons was most well known for his ... continue reading


Bruce Springsteen's saxophone player suffers stroke

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His distinctive saxophone stylings can be heard on Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" all the way to Lady Gaga's "Born This Way." Sixty-nine ... continue reading



Rapper M-Bone killed in drive-by shooting

Image of M-Bone,, whose real name was Montae Talbert, was sitting in a car in the 400 block of North LaBrea Avenue when a car pulled up next. Two rounds were fired, striking Talbert in the head. He later died at a nearby hospital.

Rapper M-Bone of the group Cali Swag District was killed this past weekend in a drive-by shooting in his hometown, Inglewood, California. ... continue reading


Redemption songs: The Christian Conversion of Bob Marley Watch

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May 11 marked the 30th anniversary of the passing of Robert Nesta Marley, more popularly known as Bob Marley. What many don't know is that ... continue reading


Rock music legends Pink Floyd reunite for 'Wall' performance Watch

Image of The London performance was the third time the former band mates of Pink Floyd, have reunited since Waters, pictured, left the band after the original Wall tour in 1981.

They may be gray and wrinkled, but their music is more popular and more timeless than ever. The surviving members of Pink Floyd reunited ... continue reading


Phoebe Snow has died. Disabled daughter led singer to leave showbiz.

Image of At a time when many disabled children were sent to institutions, singer Phoebe Snow decided to keep her daughter Valerie Rose at home and care for the child herself.

The world remembers Phoebe Snow as the jazz singer who crooned "Poetry Man" back in 1975, a wistful song that always somehow makes the ... continue reading


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