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More sad news. 67 is far too young. Rest in peace, David Cassidy.

David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ Star, Dies at 67 David Cassidy, pop culture idol of the 1970s, has died as a result of complications from dementia. The musician and actor was 67. His publicist JoAnn Geffen confirmed his death, with a […]

More sad news. May he rest in peace.

Country singer Mel Tillis dies NASHVILLE — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A […]

She played Lana on Three’s Company and was always great. May she rest in peace.

Ann Wedgeworth Dies: ‘Three’s Company’, ‘Sweet Dreams’ Actress Was 83 Ann Wedgeworth, a Tony Award-winning actress most widely known for roles on sitcoms Evening Shade and Three’s Company, died Thursday following a lengthy illness at a New York area nursing […]

Sad news. So many great riffs and songs. May he rest in peace.

AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young dead at 64 Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as Highway to Hell, Hells Bells, Thunderstruck and Back in […]

More very sad news in an already tough week. May he rest in peace.

Magnum P.I. and Chinatown actor John Hillerman dies at 84 John Hillerman, best known for his portrayal of stuffy Brit Jonathan Higgins, the foil to Tom Selleck’s unconventional detective on Magnum P.I., has died at his home in Texas from […]

Ain’t that a shame. May he rest in peace.

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Fats Domino dead at 89 NEW ORLEANS — Fats Domino, the amiable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honouring the traditions of the Crescent City, died […]

He is a true legend. May he rest in peace.

Robert Guillaume, ‘Benson’ and ‘Soap’ actor, dies at 89 NEW YORK — Robert Guillaume, who rose from squalid beginnings in St. Louis slums to become a star in stage musicals and win Emmy Awards for his portrayal of the sharp-tongued […]

Full statement from the Downie family:

Last night Gord quietly passed away with his beloved children and family close by. Gord knew this day was coming – his response was to spend this precious time as he always had – making music, making memories and expressing […]

I post this with a broken heart. Rest in peace, Gord and thank you.

Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie dead at 53 Gord Downie, the Tragically Hip frontman who united a diverse array of music lovers with his commanding stage presence and Canadiana-laced lyrics, has died. He was 53. Downie had an aggressive and incurable […]

I’m so heartbroken over his passing. I still don’t believe it!! Rest in Peace, Tom Petty.

Tom Petty, Hall of Fame singer who became rock mainstay in 1970s, dies at 66 Tom Petty, a singer and guitarist who burst onto the scene in the 1970s as one of the most original, searching voices in rock and […]