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7/28/13- J.J. Cale Dead

J.J. Cale has died from a heart attack at the age of 74. The death of the legendary Grammy Award winning singer songwriter was announced on his Facebook page today. 'We've lost a great artist and a great person tonight. JJ Cale passed away at 8:00 pm on Friday July 26 at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, CA. He had suffered a heart attack. There are no immediate plans for […]

todayJuly 28, 2013

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1/8/13- Sammy Johns gone too soon

Sammy Reginald Johns, 66, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia. He was born Feb. 7, 1946, in Charlotte, the son of the late Garland Samuel and Marie Cardin Johns. Sammy was a singer/songwriter and will be remembered by many for his musical talent. Some of his songs include his 1975 mega-hit "Chevy Van," "America," popularized by Waylon Jennings, "Common Man," covered by John Conlee, and […]

todayJanuary 8, 2013

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6/5/12 – Herb Reed of Platters Dead

Herb Reed, the last surviving original member of 1950s vocal group the Platters who sang on hits like “Only You” and “The Great Pretender,” has died. He was 83. Reed died on Monday in a Boston area hospice after a period of declining health that included chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Reed founded the Platters in Los Angeles in 1953. Reed sang bass on the group’s four No. 1 hits, including […]

todayJune 5, 2012

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10/30/11 – Michael Jackson #1 Dead performer

Just in time for Halloween and "Thriller" airplay; We get this news: For a second straight year Michael Jackson is the world's top dead earner, according to a macabre list compiled by Forbes magazine of stars whose earning power remains undiminished beyond the grave. The King of Pop, who died two years ago at the age of 50, brought in $170 million for his estate over the past 12 months, […]

todayOctober 30, 2011

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