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Cowboy Jack Clement Dies at 82

Cowboy Jack Clement, who was the first person to produce pioneering rock 'n' rollers Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash, has died at the age of 82. The Tennessean reports that he passed away from liver cancer.

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Kidd Kraddick Dead at 53
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National Radio Personality Kidd Kraddick Dead at 53

Kidd Kraddick, host of the popular, nationally-aired morning show Kidd Kraddick in the Morning, has died in New Orleans.

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JJ Cale
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JJ Cale Dies at 74

JJ Cale, the laid-back singer-songwriter who penned two of Eric Clapton's biggest hits, 'After Midnight' and 'Cocaione,' passed away on Friday night (July 26) at the age of 74. The news was made public on his website.

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Peppy Marchello
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Peppi Marchello of the Good Rats Dies at 68

Peppi Marchello, lead singer of the Good Rats, died on Wednesday, July 10 from a heart attack, just weeks after having open heart surgery. He was 68.

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Shaun Kirkpatrick
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Bronz Guitarist Shaun Kirkpatrick Dies

Shaun Kirkpatrick, who founded and played guitar in the '80s British band Bronz, has passed away.

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Alan Myers of Devo
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Devo Drummer Alan Myers Dies

Drummer Alan Myers, whose stint with New Wave pioneers Devo coincided with the band's first flush of critical and commercial success, has passed away following a struggle with cancer.

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Gary Pickford-Hopkins, Rick Wakeman Singer, Dead at 65

Singer and musician Gary Pickford-Hopkins, whose extensive discography included appearances on some of former Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman's most successful solo albums, has passed away following a struggle with cancer.

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Restaurant Featured in 'Sopranos' Finale Pays Tribute to James Gandolfini
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‘Sopranos’ Restaurant Pays Moving Tribute to James Gandolfini

Tributes have been pouring in from friends, colleagues and fans ever since the news of James Gandolfini's death broke yesterday. But one of the most fitting tributes took place last night at Hosten's Brookdale Confectionary in Bloomfield, NJ, where the finale of 'The Sopranos' was filmed.

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Arturo Vega
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Ramones Artist Arturo Vega Dies At Age 65

The man behind the iconic Ramones logo, artist Arturo Vega, has died. He was 65 years old.

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Former NFL Defensive End David “Deacon” Jones Dies

Former NFL Defensive End David "Deacon" Jones, famous for coining the term "sack," has died at the age of 74.

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Jean Stapleton - All in the Family
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‘All in the Family’ Star Jean Stapleton Dies

Jean Stapleton, who was best known for her role as Edith -- the wife of Archie Bunker -- in "All in the Family" died on Friday at the age of 90, the LA Times reported.

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Bill Haley & Comets
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Marshall Lytle, Bill Haley’s Bassist, Dead at 79

Marshall Lytle, who played bass in Bill Haley and the Comets, has died at the age of 79. He passed away on Saturday, May 25, in New Port Richey, Fla., of lung cancer.

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