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French “Elvis” Johnny Hallyday Has Died At 74

French rock star and actor Johnny Hallyday has passed away at the age of 74. He had been fighting cancer for several months. Johnny Hallyday was widely known as the “French Elvis.” His singing career began in the late 1950s,

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Singer, Film & TV Actress Della Reese Has Died At 86

Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running TV drama ‘Touched By An Angel,’ has died at the age of 86. Reese’s co-star on the

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Rock ‘N Roll Legend Fats Domino Dead At 89

Fats Domino, one of the first mega-stars at the dawn of rock and roll, and the voice and piano behind enduring hits like “Blueberry Hill” and “Ain’t That a Shame,” died Tuesday night at the age of 89. Mark Bone,

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Rocker Tom Petty Dead At The Age Of 66

Tom Petty’s death was confirmed by Tony Dimitriades, longtime manager of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, on behalf of the family. He was 66. TMZ initially reported that Tom Petty was rushed to a hospital Sunday night with heart problems.

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R.I.P. – Lighthouse Drummer Skip Prokop Has Passed Away

Hamilton native and founding member of the band Lighthouse, Skip Prokop, has died at the age of 73. As the drummer and a vocalist in the Juno award-winning act, Prokop helped define the sound of rock and roll on Canadian

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Breaking News: Singing Legend Glen Campbell Passes Away At Age 81

Glen Campbell, the unmistakable voice behind 21 Top-40 hits including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Wichita Lineman” and “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” passed away earlier today. He was 81. R.I.P. During a career that spanned six decades, Glen Campbell sold

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[Video] R.I.P. June Foray -The “Female Mel Blanc”

If you grew up in the 1960s & 70s and watched cartoons on TV, the name June Foray might not be familiar to you, but her voice probably was! June Foray, who gave voice to Rocky the Flying Squirrel and

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R.I.P. Barbara Sinatra, Wife Of Frank Sinatra

Barbara Sinatra, the wife of late-singer Frank Sinatra, died earlier this morning at her Rancho Mirage home in California. She was 90. A spokesperson for The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center told Fox News that she died of natural causes and

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[Video] Former Main Ingredient Lead Singer Cuba Gooding Sr Found Dead

Sad news. Sad circumstances too, by the sound of it. Cuba Gooding Sr, the lead singer of 70s soul group Main Ingredient and father of actor Cuba Gooding Jr, has died at the age of 72. Gooding Sr was found

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[Video] R.I.P. Joni Sledge Of The Disco Group Sister Sledge

Joni Sledge, who formed Sister Sledge with her three siblings in 1971, was found unresponsive by a friend at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, her publicist said. She had not been ill and the cause of death is unknown. Joni

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[Video] R.I.P. Singer Songwriter Peter Sarstedt

Another sad loss for the entertainment world. Singer-songwriter Peter Sarstedt, best known for his song “Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?” has died at age 75. The BBC confirmed the news yesterday. Sarstedt’s family said he died peacefully after

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Legendary Canadian Singer, Song Writer And Poet Leonard Cohen – Dead At 82

Legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82, according to a Facebook post on his official page. “We have lost one of music’s most revered and prolific visionaries,” said the post on his Facebook page. Leonard

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Comedian Dave Broadfoot Passes Away At 90

A giant in the world of comedy has been silenced. R.I.P. Dave Broadfoot, best known for his regular appearances on CBC’s Royal Canadian Air Farce. He was 90. Dave Broadfoot was a regular on the radio version of Air farce

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Early 60’s Hit Maker Bobby Vee Dead At 73

R.I.P. Bobby Vee. Bobby died peacefully surrounded by family earlier today at the age of 73. He retired from entertaining in 2011 after being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Bobby’s big break came in 1959, when he was asked to

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U.K. Hit Songwriter Rod Temperton Dies At 66

According to his publisher, songwriter Rod Temperton died in London last week at the age of 66 after “a brief aggressive battle with cancer”. He joined the R&B group Heatwave in the mid-1970s and his songs, like ‘Boogie Nights’, ‘Always

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