Glen Campbell passes away (8 August 2017)

Glen_Campbell_1967Glen Travis Campbell was born 22 April 1936 in Billstown, Arkansas. Campbell recorded and released 60 studio albums and 7 live albums between 1962 and 2017.

A sample of his music follows…

Gentle On My Mind (1967)

By The Time I Get To Phoenix (1967)

Wichita Lineman (1968)

Galveston (1969)

Rhinestone Cowboy (1975)

Southern Nights (1977)

Chester Bennington passes away (20 July 2017)

Chester Charles Bennington was born 20 March 1976 and was best known as the front-man for Linkin Park.

A sample of his music follows:

One Step Closer (with Linkin Park)

Crawling (with Linkin Park)

In The End (with Linkin Park)

Faint (with Linkin Park)

Pts.Of.Athrty (with Linkin Park)

Walking Dead (Z-Trip with Chester Bennington)

Chris Cornell passes away (17 May 2017)

Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle, 20 July 1964) was one of the architects of the grunge music movement, most notably from Soundgarden and later Audioslave.

Below is a sample of his body of work…


Can’t Change Me

Hunger Strike – Temple of the Dog


Spoonman – Soundgarden


Black Hole Sun – Soundgarden

Blow Up The Outside World – Soundgarden


Like A Stone – Audioslave

Be Yourself – Audioslave

Chuck Berry passes away (18 March 2017)

Charles Edward Anderson Berry, known as Chuck Berry, was born 18 October 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was one of the pioneers of rock and roll music, breaking through in the mid-1950s with “Maybellene.”

A sample of his music library follows…

Roll Over Beethoven
School Days (a.k.a., “School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell)”)
Sweet Little Sixteen
Johnny B. Goode
Run Rudolph Run
No Particular Place To Go
My Ding-a-Ling
My Ding-a-Ling {full-length video performance}

Al Jarreau passes away (12 February 2017)

Alwin Lopez Jarreau (born 12 March 1940 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) won seven Grammy Awards over his career and performed in the 1985 song “We Are The World” and had the theme for the hit TV show “Moonlighting.” Here is a sampling of his work…

We’re In This Love Together


Trouble In Paradise


Boogie Down

George Michaels Passes Away (25 December 2016

Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou better known as George Michael was born 25 June 1963 in East Finchley, London, England. He rose to fame as the music duo Wham with Andrew Ridgeley. His first solo single (although billed under Wham!) was “Careless Whisper”) and officially began his solo career with the “Faith” album released in 1987.

A sample of his musical body follows…


Bad Boys – Wham!

Careless Whisper

Everything She Wants – Wham!

Last Christmas – Wham!

Freedom – Wham!


Freedom ’90

Flawless (Go To The City)

Pete Burns passes away (23 October 2016)

Peter JozzeppiPeteBurns was born 5 August 1959 in Bebington, Cheshire. He found greatest commercial success with the band Dead or Alive.

A sample of his music follows:

You Spin My Round (Like A Record)

Come Home With Me Baby (7″ version)

Brand New Lover

Something In My House

Baby Don’t Say Goodbye



Bobby Vee passes away (24 October 2016)

Bobby Vee (born Robert Thomas Velline, 30 April 1943) passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

A sampling of his music follows:

Take Good Care Of My Baby

Run To Him

Come Back When You Grow Up

The Night Has A Thousand Eyes

Rubber Ball

Billy Paul passes away (24 April 2016)

Billy Paul was born Paul Williams on 1 December 1934. He was best known for the 1972 song “Me and Mrs. Jones.”

“Me and Mrs. Jones”

“Am I Black Enough For You”

“Thanks For Saving My Life”

Prince passes away (21 April 2016)

Prince_PurpleRainImagePrince Rogers Nelson (born 7 June 1958) was found dead today at his home in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

He started charting on the music scene in 1978. His height in music sales and airplay was seen in the early to mid 80s with albums like 1999 and Purple Rain, the latter which was a motion picture release starring himself in the lead role (He would also lead in “Under a Cherry Moon”). He released two albums as recently as 2015 (HITnRUN Phase One and HITnRun Phase Two, his 38th and 39th albums respectively)

He was also musically involved with many artists over his long career.


A sampling of his many singles…

Soft and Wet
I Wanna Be Your Lover
Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?
Dirty Mind
Erotic City
Little Red Corvette
Let’s Pretend We’re Married
When Doves Cry
Let’s Go Crazy
Purple Rain
I Would Die 4 U/Baby I’m A Star
Take Me With U (with Apollonia)
Raspberry Beret
Pop Life
A Love Bizarre (with Sheila E.)
Hot Thing
Sign o’ The Times
If I Was Your Girlfriend
U Got The Look (with Sheena Easton)
I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
Alphabet St.
The Arms of Orion (with Sheena Easton)
Thieves In The Temple
Gett Off
Diamond and Pearls
Money Don’t Matter 2 Night
Sexy MF
My Name Is Prince
Pink Cashmere
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
Betcha By Golly Wow!
The Holy River
Cinnamon Girl
Te Amo Corozon
Black Sweat
Rock & Roll Love Affair
Breakfast Can Wait

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