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Music Deaths Of 2008


Artie Traum – an original early sixties folkie with a follow up career producing – B+

Bo Diddley – the Bo Diddley beat – A+

Brian Davison – prog rockers The Nice drummer – C+

Cherry Smith – Wailers singer – C+

Clifford Davies – Ted Nugent drummer – C

Cyd Charisse – maybe not the best voice in MGM musicals, definitely the best legs – B+

Dee Dee Warwick – soul singer and Dionne’s sister – C

Eartha Kitt – meow! – B+

Eddy Arnold – pop country legend – A

Edie Adams -singer, comedian… and Ernie Kovacs wife – B-

Feliciano Vierra Tavares – father to the Tavares brothers – C+

Isaac Hayes – funk great – A

Jerry Reed – wrote “Guitar Man” and was the Bandit’s sidekick – B

Jerry Wexler – the great producer, coined the term rhythm and blues – A+

Jo Stafford – Sang “You Belong To Me” – C

Mel Galley – Whitesnake guitarist – C

Mikey Dread – reggae great – B+

Miriam Makeba – Mama Africa – A

Norman Whitfield – Motown master heard it through the grapevine – A

Odetta – protest singer – A

Richie Edwards – Manic Street Preachers rhythm guitarist and lyricist – A+

Robert Hazard – wrote “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” – C+

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