Tag Archives: Deaths (Obituaries)

Rick Stevens, Funk-Soul Singer Convicted of Murder, Dies at 77

Source: New York Times » Music

Mr. Stevens’s promising career with the band Tower of Power was derailed when he was sentenced to life in prison. He was paroled after 36 years.

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Walter Becker, Guitarist, Songwriter and Co-Founder of Steely Dan, Dies at 67

Source: New York Times » Music

Mr. Becker and Donald Fagen developed a sophisticated, adventurous sound, producing hits like “Do It Again” and “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” and a raft of acclaimed albums.

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Glen Campbell, Whose Hit Songs Bridged Country and Pop, Dies at 81

Source: New York Times » Music

A sharecropper’s son who became a recording, television and movie star, Mr. Campbell also battled alcohol and drugs and became a public face of Alzheimer’s disease.

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