5/10/20-Betty Wright passes

5/10/20-Betty Wright passes

  The music industry is suffering from another significant loss as sources close to Betty Wright’s family have confirmed her passing. She was 66. Known for R&B classics such as “Tonight Is the ...

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5/9/20-Little Richard dead

5/9/20-Little Richard dead

Source: TMZ Little Richard, a giant in the early stages of Rock 'n' Roll and beyond, has died. Richard had enormous influence over the genre, with insanely popular hits like the fantastically frenetic, ...

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5/6/20-Kraftwerk founder dies

5/6/20-Kraftwerk founder dies

(CNN) Florian Schneider, the co-founder of the German electronic band Kraftwerk, has died of cancer at age 73. "Kraftwerk co-founder and electro pioneer Ralf Hütter has sent us the very sad news that his ...

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12/10/19-Roxette lead singer passes

12/10/19-Roxette lead singer passes

(CNN) Singer Marie Fredriksson died Monday after a 17-year battle with cancer, her management company has confirmed. The 61-year-old was a successful solo artist in her native Sweden before joining with ...

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10/6/2017-Jerry Ross Dead

10/6/2017-Jerry Ross Dead

Hear Jerry Ross on "The Lost 45s." Jerry J. Ross, 84, a hit songwriter and record producer who was inducted into the Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame in 2013, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, of prostate ...

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10/2/17-Tom Petty Dead

10/2/17-Tom Petty Dead

Tom Petty was rushed to the hospital Sunday night after he was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ. The front man of Tom Petty and the ...

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8/8/27-Glen Campbell Dies

8/8/27-Glen Campbell Dies

Hear Glen Campbell on "The Lost 45s." Glen Campbell, the upbeat guitarist from Delight, Arkansas, whose smooth vocals and down-home manner made him a mainstay of music and television for decades, has died, ...

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7/31/17-Michael Johnson passes

7/31/17-Michael Johnson passes

One of our favorite guests on "The Lost 45s," Michael Johnson, a Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter and guitarist known best for his first Top 40 hit song “Bluer Than Blue” in 1978, died Tuesday, July 25, ...

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4/25/16-Billy Paul Dies

4/25/16-Billy Paul Dies

Soul singer Billy Paul, best known for his hit song "Me and Mrs. Jones," died at the age of 81, according to his manager. He had been a frequent guest on "The Lost 45s." Manager Beverly Gay said that Paul, ...

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4/21/16-Prince Dead at 57

4/21/16-Prince Dead at 57

The legendary musician Prince has died, He was 57. His body was found at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota on Thursday morning. The singer, born Prince Rogers Nelson, had a medical emergency on April ...

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