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2016: In Memoriam

As we all know, despite many interesting new releases, 2016 has be known as a sad year for music in general thanks to the passing of a big number of legends. This list, which hopefully won't need to be expanded in the days left to end the year, tries to work as a way to remember all of those stars that left us
1David Bowie
Blackstar


David Bowie (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016) Bowie needs no introduction. One of the biggest names in popular music
2Eagles
Hotel California


Glenn Frey (November 6, 1948 – January 18, 2016) Guitarist and singer for the american rock band The Eagles
3Rainbow
Rising


Jimmy Bain (19 December 1947 – 23 January 2016) Scottish bass player, member of classic heavy metal acts such as Rainbow and Dio
4Black
Wonderful Life


Black (26 May 1962 – 26 January 2016) British singer, famous due to his hit "Wonderful Life"
5Jefferson Airplane
Surrealistic Pillow


Paul Kantner (March 17, 1941 – January 28, 2016) American guitarist and singer. Co-founder of the classic psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane
6Earth, Wind & Fire
All 'n All


Maurice White (December 19, 1941 – February 4, 2016) American singer and musician, founder of Earth, Wind & Fire
7Riverside
Second Life Syndrome


Piotr Grudziński (21 February 2016) Guitarist of the polish prog rock/metal band Riverside
8The Beatles
Abbey Road


George Martin (3 January 1926 – 8 March 2016) Though not a musician, George Martin has become a big name in popular music thanks to his work in almost all of The Beatles albums as a producer
9Emerson Lake and Palmer
Trilogy


Keith Emerson (2 November 1944 – 11 March 2016) One of the most important and legendary keyboard players known for his work with The Nice and ELP
10Ryo Fukui
Scenery


Ryo Fukui (1940 – 15 March 2016) Japanese jazz legend, known for his classic album Scenery
11A Tribe Called Quest
The Low End Theory


Phife Dawg (November 20, 1970 – March 22, 2016) American rapper, member of the legendary rap act A Tribe Called Quest
12Merle Haggard
Mama Tried


Merle Haggard (April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016) American country legend, precursor of the "Bakerfields Sound"
13Negativland
Helter Stupid


Richard Lyons (April 19, 1959 – April 19, 2016) American musician, founder member of the classic experimental act Negativland
14Prince
Purple Rain


Prince (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) American musician and singer. One of the most important names in pop music
15Megadeth
Rust in Peace


Nick Menza (April 19, 1959 – April 19, 2016) American metal drummer from Megadeth
16Isao Tomita
Snowflakes Are Dancing


Isao Tomita (22 April 1932 – 5 May 2016) Japanese musician, pioneer in the electronic genre
17Surfer Blood
Astro Coast


Thomas Fekete (30 May 2016) Founder ang guitarist of the indie rock act Surfer Blood
18Fairport Convention
Liege & Lief


Dave Swarbrick (5 April 1941 – 3 June 2016) English folk musician, member of the influential band Fairport Convention
19Parliament
Mothership Connection


Bernie Worell (April 19, 1944 – June 24, 2016) American keyboard player member of the Parliament-Funkadelic agroupation
20Suicide
Suicide


Alan Vega (June 23, 1938 – July 16, 2016) American singer, part of the experimental electronic proto punk act Suicide
21Architects
Hollow Crown


Tom Searle (20 Aug 2016) Guitarist and founder of the british metalcore band Architects
223 Doors Down
The Better Life


Matt Roberts (20 Aug 2016) Guitarist for the american post-grunge 3 Doors Down
23Dead or Alive
Youthquake


Pete Burns (5 August 1959 – 23 October 2016) English singer from Dead or Alive, known for their hit You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
24Leonard Cohen
Songs of Love and Hate


Leonard Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) Folk legend and one of the most prolific lyricists ever
25Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings
I Learned the Hard Way


Sharon Jones (May 4, 1956 – November 18, 2016) American funk and soul singer, leader of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
26King Crimson
In the Court of the Crimson King


Greg Lake (10 November 1947 – 7 December 2016) Singer and bass player, considered a prog legend thanks to his work in King Crimson and ELP
27Status Quo
Live!


Rick Parfitt (12 October 1948 – 24 December 2016) Singer and guitarist for the cult rock band Status Quo
28George Michael
Faith


George Michael (25 June 1963 - 25 December 2016) British singer, a pop legend thanks to his solo career and his work with Wham!
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