Music Deaths 2016 Alphabetized and Graded

Written by | January 6, 2020 4:30 am | No Comments

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Alan Vega – The suicide guy – B+
Bernie Worrell – The great funk keyboardist – B+
Billy Paul – him and Mrs. Jones – B-
Bobby Vee – Teen idol of the first order – B
Candye Kane – blues singer, porn star – B
Dave Swarbrick – English folkie – C+
David Bowie – Glam artist – A+
Debbie Reynolds – One of the final round of classic Hollywood musical stars – A
Frank Sinatra Jr – Daddy’s boy – B
George Martin – Produced the Beatles – A+
George Michael – Gay whammer – B-
Glenn Frey – Eagle – B
Greg Lake – The L in ELP – C+
Guy Clark – Americana mentor – A
Joey Feek – The country singer – B
Leon Russell – UK blues rocker – B
Lou Pearlman – enjoyed backstreet boys – D
Marni Nixon – All I want is a room somewhere – B
Maurice White – The Earth, Wind And Fire man – B+
Merle Haggard – The Okie himself – A+
Paul Kantner – Airplane – B
Pete Burns – More dead than alive – B
Pete Zorn – Master rock guitarist – B-
Phife Dawgg – A rap giant of the 90s – A
Prince – Party over, whoops, out of time – A+
Prince Buster – one step into the great beyond – a-
Ralph Stanley – Bluegrass giant – A

Comment: A scary year, people just wouldn’t stop dying. Prince AND Bowie? Surely not…

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