All posts tagged "RIP"
RIP Robbie Robertson.
Canadian, Robbie Robertson, legendary lead guitarist of “The Band” and primary songwriter who penned “The Weight,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” “Up On Cripple Creek” and many other beloved classics, died on August 9, 2023...
- Posted August 9, 2023
RIP Tina Turner: Indomitable Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Ms. Turner passes away at 83, after a long illness Today, the music world mourns the loss of a true icon, as Tina Turner, the indomitable Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, has passed away at the age...
- Posted May 24, 2023
Elvis Presley RIP Aug 16th, 1977
August 16th marks 43 years since the passing of Elvis Aaron Presley. Like most people alive in 1977, I remember the death of Elvis Presley, even though I was nothing but a snot-nosed kid. I was staying...
- Posted August 16, 2020
Broken Hearts: Tom Petty
TMZ is updating: We’re told the family has a do not resuscitate order on Tom. The singer is not expected to live throughout the day, but he’s still clinging to life. Update 9:16 PST: Tom Petty’s longtime manager, Tony...
- Posted October 2, 2017
RIP Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington
TMZ is reporting that 41-year-old Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ the singer was found at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before...
- Posted July 20, 2017
Chris Cornell, Soundgarden & Audioslave Frontman, Dead at 52.
Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave is dead after performing in Detroit Wednesday night. A spokesman for the Detroit Police Department said Cornell’s death, at age 52, is being investigated as a “possible suicide.” Director...
- Posted May 18, 2017
Legendary Comic Don Rickles Dies at 90.
#RIP Don Rickles Dies at 90. Don Rickles was an equal opportunity comic offender. He became famous for his politically incorrect jokes, and for insulting his audience. The New Yorker described him as a tough Jew in 2004,...
- Posted April 6, 2017
Chuck Barris Final Curtain Call RIP
Chuck Barris, the producer and host of The Gong Show took his final curtain call this week. Chuck Barris was born on June 3, 1929, in Philadelphia. Having previously worked as an assistant to Dick Clark, Barris...
- Posted March 22, 2017
RIP Mary Tyler Moore: 1st Feminist
Since the invention of television, American sitcoms typically depicted a traditional family as a mother, father, and children. However, The Mary Tyler Moore Show broke away from that trend of the traditional woman that was so popular...
- Posted January 25, 2017
RIP David Bowie. Backstory: Ziggy & NASA
David Bowie RIP. 8 January 1947 — 10 January 2016 (aged 69) David Robert Jones, aka, David Bowie was born January 8th, 1947, in Brixton, a poor suburb of London, England. He changed his name to Bowie (after the...
- Posted January 8, 2017