Tag Archive: 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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Pete Shelley (The Buzzcocks) died aged 63. He was an English singer, songwriter and guitarist who formed the Buzzcocks with Howard Devoto in 1976, and was the lead singer and guitarist from 1977 when Devoto left. The Buzzcocks released the classic “Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)” in 1978. They broke up in 1981, and reformed in 1989.
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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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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, 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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Edward Allan Clarke (known as Fast Eddie) (October 5, 1950 – January 10, 2018), the last remaining member of the classic Motörhead line-up has died aged 67. He passed away peacefully in hospital after battling pneumonia. He was born…
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