2011: R.I.P. To The Stars in Music

2011: R.I.P. To The Stars in Music

With the closing of another year, we take a look back at those we lost in the music industry. One thing to be thankful for is that because of the beautiful, life changing music they gave us, they will never be forgotten.

R.I.P…….

GERRY RAFFERTY – Jan. 4

CHARLIE LOUVIN – Jan. 26

GARY MOORE – Feb. 6

MIKE STARR – March 8

NATE DOGG – March 15

FERLIN HUSKY – March 17

PINETOP PERKINS – March 21

LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY – March 21

GERARD SMITH – April 20

POLY STYRENE – April 25

PHOEBE SNOW – April 26

GIL SCOTT-HERON – May 27

CARL GARDNER – June 12

CLARENCE CLEMONS – June 18

MICHAEL “WURZEL” BURSTON – July 9

AMY WINEHOUSE – July 23

DAN PEEK – July 24

JOE ARROYO – July 26

MARSHALL GRANT – Aug 7

JANI LANE – Aug 11

NICK ASHFORD – Aug 22

JERRY LEIBER – Aug 22

FRANK DILEO – Aug 24

ESTHER GORDY EDWARDS – Aug 24

HONEYBOY EDWARDS – Aug 29

DJ MEHDI – Sept 13

VESTA WILLIAMS – Sept 22

LEONARD DILLON – Sept 28

SYLVIA ROBINSON – Sept 29

MARV TARPLIN – Sept 30

ROGER WILLIAMS – Oct 8

MIKEY WELSH – Oct 8

LIZ ANDERSON – Oct 31

CORY SMOOT – Nov 3

HEAVY D – Nov 8

HOWARD TATE – Dec 2

HUBERT SUMLIN – Dec 4

DOBIE GRAY – Dec 6

SLIM DUNKIN – Dec 16

CESARIA EVORA – Dec 17

SAM RIVERS – Dec 26