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Fats Domino: Rock and roll icon dies aged 89

Fats Domino: Rock and roll icon dies aged 89

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New Orleans music legend Fats Domino has passed away at the age of 89.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 25th 2017 at 4:41PM
Daisy Berkowitz: Guitarist and Marilyn Manson co-founder dies aged 49

Daisy Berkowitz: Guitarist and Marilyn Manson co-founder dies aged 49

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Scott Putesky, better known as Daisy Berkowitz, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with colon cancer.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 23rd 2017 at 4:50PM
MI industry veteran Peter Corney passes away aged 68

MI industry veteran Peter Corney passes away aged 68

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Peter Corney, a much-loved veteran of the piano business, has sadly died at the age of 68.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 9th 2017 at 3:50PM
UPDATE: Tom Petty - American musician dies aged 66

UPDATE: Tom Petty - American musician dies aged 66

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***UPDATE*** Tues 3rd – Petty sadly passed away in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 2nd 2017 at 8:58PM

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MI industry veteran Brian Justice passes away

MI industry veteran Brian Justice passes away

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Brian Justice, a well-respected name in the musical instrument industry, has passed away, reports NAMM.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 11th 2017 at 10:09AM
Kitty Lux: Co-founder of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain dies aged 59

Kitty Lux: Co-founder of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain dies aged 59

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The co-founder of The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (UOGB), Kitty Lux, has sadly passed away at the age of 59.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 26th 2017 at 10:58AM
John Blackwell: Drumming legend dies aged 43

John Blackwell: Drumming legend dies aged 43

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John Blackwell Jr, the influential drummer known for working with big name acts such as Prince, Pattie LaBelle, P Diddy, Justin Timberlake and more, has sadly passed away at the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 7:33PM
Chris Cornell: Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman dies aged 52

Chris Cornell: Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman dies aged 52

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Singer, songwriter and guitarist Chris Cornell has died suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 52.

Laura  Barnes
on May 18th 2017 at 10:05AM

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Play Away Guitars founder Patrick Keating passes away

Play Away Guitars founder Patrick Keating passes away

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Patrick Keating, founder of Play Away Guitars, has sadly passed away.

Laura  Barnes
on May 16th 2017 at 9:59AM
British guitar legend Allan Holdsworth dies aged 70

British guitar legend Allan Holdsworth dies aged 70

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Influential prog-rock guitarist and composer Allan Holdsworth has passed away at the age of 70.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 18th 2017 at 2:25PM
Ikutaro Kakehashi: Roland founder and 'godfather of MIDI' dies aged 87

Ikutaro Kakehashi: Roland founder and 'godfather of MIDI' dies aged 87

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Japanese music pioneer and Roland founder Ikutaro Kakehashi has died at the age of 87.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 2nd 2017 at 4:52PM
FBT co-founder Bruno Baldoni passes away

FBT co-founder Bruno Baldoni passes away

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Bruno Baldoni, co-founder of Italian PA specialist FBT, has sadly died.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 23rd 2017 at 2:30PM

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'Godfather of Fusion' Larry Coryell has died aged 73

'Godfather of Fusion' Larry Coryell has died aged 73

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Larry Coryell, the legendary jazz guitarist known to many as the ‘Godfather of Fusion’, has passed away at the age of 73.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 21st 2017 at 2:28PM
Trish Doan: Kittie bassist dies aged 31

Trish Doan: Kittie bassist dies aged 31

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Trish Doan, the bassist for Canadian metal band Kittie has died at the age of 31.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 15th 2017 at 12:11PM
Influential cymbal maker Robert Paiste dies

Influential cymbal maker Robert Paiste dies

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Robert Paiste, family member, visionary cymbal maker and perennial company principal at Paiste has passed away.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 18th 2016 at 9:52AM