Whitney Houston dead aged 48In happier times
Sad news indeed from the world of music today. Whitney Houston one of the most successful female singers of the 80s and 90s has been found dead in her hotel room. Born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, she was aged just 48.Whitney's voice stunned audiences around the world with its powerful yet evocative style. Famous for singing the theme from the Bodyguard, in which she also starred, Whitney seemed to have it all. A battle with drugs and what turned out to be a volatile marriage to singer Bobby Brown put paid to that. Bobby and Whitney had one daughter from their marriage which ended in 2006>>>>Read More Here>>>>>
Roy Orbison's widow Barbara dies aged 60
It has been announced that sadly Barbara Orbison, the widow of legendary singer Roy, died yesterday, Tuesday, December 6, 2011. She died on the day which was the 23rd anniversary of Roy's death.
Barbara was aged 60 and died at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, surrounded by family members. She had been suffering from pancreatic cancer. Since the death of Roy Orbison Barbara had worked hard to keep his musical legacy alive. With one of her sons she produced a four CD box set of many of Roy's recordings, some of which had never been released before. Barbara leaves three sons, Wesley Orbison, 46, Roy Kelton Orbison, Jr., 41 and Alexander Orbison, 36. RIP>>>>Read More Here>>>>>
Folk music legend Bert Jansch dies
RIP October 5, 2011
One of the leading light's of the sixties folk music scene has died at the age of 67.Bert Jansch was a founder member of the band Pentangle. He was classed at the time as in the league of American musician Bob Dylan if not even his musical equal.
Jansch was born Herbert Jansch in Glasgow on November 3, 1943. During his long career he released 23 solo albums, the last of which, The Black Swan, in 2006, featured collaborations with current musical greats Beth Orton and Devendra Banhart..........Read More Here, includes youtube Needle of Death
Monkee Davy Jones dies aged 66
Media sources are reporting the death of Davy Jones, once a member of that sixties pop sensation, The Monkees. He was aged 66. Classed as the lead singer of The Monkees. Jones was an established child star prior to finding musical success. He appeared in early episodes of British soap Coronation Street and UK police series Z Cars before moving to pastures new. The Monkees were known as the first "created" band after been put together to perform and feature in a TV series of shows>>>> Read More Here>>>>
Whitney Houston funeral celebration of her life
Family, friends, fans and people around the World said goodbye to singing superstar Whitney Houston who died last weekend. Held in the Newark, New Jersey church, where Whitney had sung as a child, the funeral was ll that is great about gospel. Barring the what may have seemed excessive to people in other countries,"God be praised" the funeral service was a celebration of her life>>>>Read More Here>>>>
Edmundo Ros dies aged 100
You will need to be getting on in years to have heard of Edmundo Ros. He is often credited with starting a UK love affair with Latin-American music.
There is an Official Edmundo Ros Website, which states he was born in Trinidad in December 1910. This means that he was just two months short of reaching his 101 birthday when he died yesterday. What a great age........Read More Here