Alec John Such 1951-2022 – Remembering the Bon Jovi co-founder and bassist who passed away today at age 70

The co-founder and former bassist of Bon Jovi was responsible for booking Jon Bon Jovi & The Wild Ones before joining the band himself as a bassist back in 1982. From 1982 to 1994, Alec John Such achieved global fame and scored with the band some of their most memorable songs including “Livin’On A Prayer”, “You Give Love A Bad Name”, “Bad Medicine”, “I’ll Be There For You”, “Bed of Roses” “Runaway” and “Always”

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Ray Liotta 1954-2022 – looking back at his life and career

Ray Liotta, one of the most successful actors over almost 40 years has passed at age 67 on May 26, 2022. We remember him here with a glimpse at his life and career that included the iconic role or Henry Hill in Scorsese’s “Goodfellas”

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Alan White 1949-2022. Remembering the Yes and John Lennon’s drummer

Alan White first came to prominence as a member of John Lennon’s and Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band in 1969 and joined the popular prog-rock band Yes in 1972. The artist, that leaves a rich body of work, passed on 26 May 2022, aged 72, following a brief illness

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Andy Fletcher 1961-2022. Remembering the Depeche Mode co-founder and keyboardist

As a co-founder and member of one of the world’s most popular and influential bands, Depeche Mode, Andy Fletcher’s career was filled with countless hit songs including “Just Can’t Enough”, “Strangelove”, “Enjoy The Silence”, “Personal Jesus”, “Dream On”, “Master and Servant” and “Everything Counts”. Fletcher died from natural causes at his home on 26 May 2022, aged 60. We look back at his career.

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Former Screaming Trees lead singer Mark Lanegan dies at 57

The Grunge scene lost another one of its founding voices, Mark Lanegan, singer for the seminal Grunge band Screaming Trees has has died at age 57 at home in Ireland on February 22. Lanegan, now sadly joins the “cursed” group of Grunge rock singers who have prematurely died, including the Seattle scene Andrew Wood, Kurt Cobain, Layne Staley, Chris Cornell and the Californian scene Scott Weiland of the Stone Temple Pilots.

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The charismatic Kansas violinist Robby Steinhardt dies at age 71

Robby Steinhardt, violinist and co-lead vocalist of the rock legends Kansas, died Saturday, July 17th. Steinhardt was often referred to as the most charismatic member of Kansas, and though he has departed from the band several times, his role on developing the band’s original signature sound as well as his interaction with the audience is widely recognized. We look back briefly at his life and career

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Remembering the Canadian actor Christopher Plummer who passed away at age 91

He’ll be forever known as the famous Captain Georg von Trapp from the 1965 classic “The Sound of Music” but this was far from being his favorite role, in a passionate acting career that spanned for several decades

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The recording studio wizard Phil Spector passes at age 81 from COVID-related complications – Listen to 10 of his essential studio masterpieces

There are cases that the end of man’s life should not define or obliterate his legacy and talent. Aside of the controversies and scandals that surrounds his personal life, it is undeniable the influence and contribution that the creator of the “Wall of Sound” gave to music, producing and sometimes co-writing songs for artists such as The Ronettes, Ike and Tina Turner, The Beatles, John Lennon and the Ramones among others. Phil Spector has passed at age 81 while serving a sentence for murder, but here, we remember his precious bold legacy to music.

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The Hollywood’s Golden Age legend Olivia de Havilland says goodbye at age 104

Olivia de Havilland passed away at age 104 on July 26. The Hollywood legendary British actress, first came to prominence in 1935 as a screen couple with Errol Flynn in adventure films including “The Adventures of Robin Hood” and also starred on the 1939 cult classic “Gone with the Wind” and was among the last surviving movie stars of the “Hollywood’s Golden Age”

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Little Richard, the farewell to an absolute legend at age 87

An influential figure in popular music and culture for seven decades, with his dynamic music and charismatic showmanship, Little Richard laid the foundation for Rock N’ Roll, his music played a key role in the formation of other popular music genres, including soul and funk. Little Richard influenced numerous singers and musicians across musical genres and he was a pioneer on the Rock N’ Roll lifestyle, on the aesthetic of Rock concerts and wardrobe. We couldn’t imagine Rock music without Little Richard. Look back at the life and career of the self-proclaimed Queen of Rock N’Roll

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The Rock legend Ginger Baker dies at age 80

The former Cream and Blind Faith drummer superstar who had recently turned 80, had an history of health problems over the last years, mainly heart condition and pulmonary due to years of heavy smoking. He passes today and leaves his name carved on the history of Rock, with his unique and influential drumming style. 

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New Wave legend and the driving wheel of The Cars, Ric Ocasek is dead at 75

News broke yesterday September 15th, 2019, the New Wave legend Ric Ocasek, founder of The Cars was found dead at his New York City apartment just a few months after turning 75. One of the most influential bands of all time, The Cars balanced the perfect fusion between Classic Rock, New Wave and Pop

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The Easy Rider Peter Fonda is dead at age 79

The younger brother of Jane Fonda, son of Henry Fonda, father of Bridget Fonda and 1960’s counterculture icon has died in his home in Los Angeles from respiratory failure on the 16th of August. During his lifetime Fonda contributed not only to movies but also supporting Rock bands and artists during the 1960’s and even inspired The Beatles to write a famous line in a song

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The Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin dies aged 76

Marty Balin was one of the pivotal figures of the 1960’s San Francisco and West Coast Rock music scene, he co-founded the Jefferson Airplane in 1965 and went on to write and sing on some of Psychedelic Rock most enduring hits

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Guitarist Ed King dies at age 68

Ed King was a former member of the 1960’s Psychedelic Rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock and later from Lynyrd Skynyrd, scoring several hits with the both bands, including the 1967 Psychedelic Rock “Incense and Peppermints” and 1974 “Sweet Home Alabama” both co-written by him

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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” ”I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76

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Artist Steve Ditko, the influential creator of Doctor Strange and co-creator of Spider Man dies at age 90

Unlike Stan Lee, Steve Ditko always preferred to live his life away from the spotlight, despite being the creator and co-creator of some of the world’s best known characters including Spider Man, Doctor Strange and The Green Goblin, among many others

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Former Faith No More lead singer Chuck Mosley’s dead at 57

Before Mike Patton, Chuck Mosley was the voice for Faith No More, he recorded one of the band’s biggest hits, “We Care A Lot” and  stayed with the band from 1984 to 1988 releasing the albums “We Care a Lot” and “Introduce Yourself”. Chuck Mosley passed away on November 9th at age 57

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