Tag Archive: 2018

12 Musicians who died in 2018

musicians who died in 2018

Several excellent musicians passed away in 2018, here we celebrate some of their lives and contributions to the world of music January 11, 2018: Fast Eddie Clarke Edward Allan Clarke (known as Fast Eddie) (October 5, 1950 – January 10, 2018),…
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Otis Rush died September 29, 2018

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Otis Rush Jr. (April 29, 1935 – September 29, 2018) was an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. His distinctive guitar style featured a slow-burning sound and long bent notes. With qualities similar to the styles of other 1950s artists Magic…
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Aretha Franklin died August 16, 2018

Aretha Franklin died August 16, 2018

  Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. On March 25, 1942, Aretha Louise Franklin was born at 406 Lucy Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee, to Barbara (née Siggers) and Clarence LaVaughn “C. L.” Franklin. Her father was…
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Rapper XXXTentacion (Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy) murdered in Florida June 18, 2018

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Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (January 23, 1998 – June 18, 2018), known by his stage name XXXTentacion has been shot and killed in Miami, Florida. Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy (XXXTentacion) (January 23, 1998 – June 18, 2018), was an American rapper,…
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The Temptations Dennis Edwards has died aged 74.

Dennis Edwards dies

  Dennis Edwards Jr. (February 3, 1943 – February 1, 2018) was an American soul and R&B singer, and most famously a lead singer of The Temptations. Edwards was born in Fairfield, Alabama, which is about eight miles from Birmingham….
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Dolores O’Riordan from the Cranberries dies suddenly aged 46

Dolores O'Riordan

Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of The Cranberries, has died suddenly at the age of 46. Dolores Mary Eileen O’Riordan (September 6, 1971 – January 15, 2018) was an Irish singer, songwriter, musician and lead singer with The Cranberries. Dolores O’Riordan was born…
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