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RIP Jody Payne, Willie Nelson’s Longtime Guitarist

Jody Payne, who for 35 years played lead guitar in Willie Nelson’sband The Family, died this past Saturday (Aug. 10), from heart complications. He was 77.

08/13/2013

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The Temptations’ Richard Street Dies At 70

Richard Street, a former member of The Temptations and Motown singer, died early Wednesday morning (Feb. 27) in a Las Vegas hospitcal of a pulmonary embolism, reports CBS Detroit. He was 70.

02/28/2013

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Dave Clark Five Bassist Rick Huxley Dies At 72

Bassist and founding member of the British Invasion band The Dave Clark Five, Rick Huxley, has died at the age of 72, the BBC reports.

02/12/2013

The Funk Brothers attends the press room for Motown 45, a celebration of music that established the record label at the Shrine Auditorium April 4, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

Funk Brothers’ Bob Babbit Dead At 74

Bob Babbitt, who played in Motown Records’ house band Funk Brothers, died yesterday (July 17) in a Nashville hospice following a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 74.

07/18/2012

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Funk Brothers Bassist Bob Babbitt Dies at 74

Bob Babbitt, who played in Motown Records’ house band Funk Brothers, died yesterday (July 17) in a Nashville hospice following a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 74.

07/17/2012

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Deep Purple’s Jon Lord Dead at 71

Deep Purple keyboardist and co-founder Jon Lord died today (July 16) in London after suffering a fatal pulmonary embolism and a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer, his official website confirms. He was 71.

07/17/2012

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Paul McCartney Honors Victor Spinetti, Deceased Actor From Beatles Movies

As Paul McCartney celebrates his 70th birthday this week, he also mourns the passing of British actor Victor Spinetti, the only person other than the Fab Four to appear in all three Beatles movies. “Victor […]

06/20/2012

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