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Musicians lost in 2022

A tribute to those we lost in 2022. Many died

young. All will be missed. Feel free to

comment or list anyone I missed 🎼💜😢 🌟


Joseph Marley, Reggae Artist

Maxi Jazz, Faithless

Terry Hall, The Specials

Stephen Twitch Boss

Christine McVie, The Mac

Irene Cara

Jeff Cook, Alabama 

Aaron Carter

Takeoff, Migos

 Patrick Haggerty, Country Singer

Jerry Lee Lewis

Willie Spence, American Idol

Art Laboe, LA DJ

Loretta Lynn


Pharoah Sanders, Jazz Saxophonist

Ramsey Lewis

Pat Stay, Rapper

Luke Bell, Country Singer

Lamont Dozier

Olivia Newton-John

Judith Durham, The Seekers

Jim Seals, Seals&Crofts

Alec John Such, Bonjovi

Ronnie Hawkins, The Band

Andy Fletcher, Depeche Mode

Lil Keed, Rapper

Mickey Gilley, Country Singer

Naomi Judd

Andrew Woolfolk, E,W&F

DJ Kay Slay, NY DJ

Arthur Rupe, Record Producer

Bobby Rydell

Tom Parker, The Wanted

Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters

Traci Braxton

Mark Lanegan, Screaming Trees

Jamal Edwards, British Rapper

Bappi Lahiri, Indian Singer/Composer

Lata Mangeshkar, Indian Singer

Howard Hesseman, Dr. Johnny Fever

Diego Verdaguer, Mexican-Argentinian Singer


Ralph Emery, Country music personality

Ronnie Spector

Michael Lang, Co-Creator- Woodstock

Marilyn Bergman, Lyricist






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Just in- Anita Pointer died yesterday of

Cancer at the age of 74 🎼🙏😢

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Tom Springfield - The Springfields

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Dino Danelli-Rascals

Alan White-Yes



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I agree @MaVolta , so grateful this info was posted. 😭

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Just reading through all of the lists here. Some of these I didn’t know about, so thanks for the posts. We lost a lot of great artists this year. 😢


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Thank you for your kudo @BeatleloverKT 🤎🤗

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Anytime 👍

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  • Kim Simmonds (Savoy Brown)
  • Ian McDonald (King Crimson, Foreigner)
  • Gary Brooker (Procol Harum)
  • Ric Parnell (drummer in This Is Spinal Tap; Atomic Rooster)
  • Manny Charlton (Nazareth)
  • Dan McCafferty (Nazareth)
  • Nicki Moore (Mammoth, Iron Maiden)
  • John Hartman (Doobie Brothers)
  • Wilko Johnson (Dr. Feelgood)

🎸🥁  Rock on, forever! 🤘

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Also: Charlie Gracie

          Thom Bell Philadelphia Soul sound producer

          Jerry Allison  Crickets

          William Hart. Delfonics

          Dick Halligan. Blood, Sweat & Tears

          Don Wilson. Ventures

          Fred Parris  Five Satins

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@BeatleloverKT , what an AWESOME thread!!!

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