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Memorial Page

Artists who now reside in Rock and Roll Heaven, sorted by their date of admittance to The Other Side, by month
 
(For an alphabetical list - by first name - go to the Gone But Not Forgotten page
For the list by year, go to the We Will Always Remember page

JANUARY

01 Jan - Patti Page (2013)
02 Jan - David Lynch (Platters) (1981)
02 Jan - Jay Traynor (Jay & The Americans) (2014)
03 Jan - Phil Everly (Everly Brothers) (2014)
04 Jan - Gerry Rafferty (2011)
04 Jan - Sammy Johns (2013)
05 Jan - Sonny Bono (1998)
06 Jan - Georgeanna Tillman (The Marvelettes) (1980)
06 Jan - Lou Rawls (2006)
08 Jan - Curtis Lee (2015)
09 Jan - Jon Hager (2009)
10 Jan - David Bowie (2016)
11 Jan - Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane) (2005)
12 Jan - Maurice Gibb (2003)
13 Jan - Donny Hathaway (1979)
13 Jan - Teddy Pendergrass (2010)
13 Jan - Richie Ingui (Soul Survivors) (2017)
15 Jan - Harry Nilsson  (1994)
15 Jan - Kim Fowley (2015)
16 Jan - Jimmy Castor (2012)
17 Jan - Don Kirshner (2011)
17 Jan - Johnny Otis (2012)
18 Jan - Glenn Frey (The Eagles) (2016)
19 Jan - Carl Perkins (1998)
19 Jan - Wilson Pickett (2006)
19 Jan - Denny Doherty (2007)
19 Jan - John Stewart (2008)
20 Jan - Alan Freed (1965)
20 Jan - Etta James (2012)
21 Jan - Jackie Wilson (1984)
21 Jan - Charles Brown (1999)
25 Jan - Ray Peterson (2005)
26 Jan - Gladys Horton (Marvelettes) (2011)
28 Jan - Billy Fury (1983)
28 Jan - Jim Capaldi (Traffic) (2005)
28 Jan - Billy Powell (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (2009)
28 Jan - Signe Anderson (Jefferson Airplane) (2016)
28 Jan - Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane) (2016)
31 Jan - Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield) (2009)
JULY

01 Jul - Wolfman Jack (1995)
01 Jul - Guy Mitchell (1999)
01 Jul - Cub Koda (Brownsville Station) (2000)
01 Jul - Luther Vandross (2005)
03 Jul - Brian Jones (1969)
03 Jul - Jim Morrison (1971)
03 Jul - Boots Randolph (2007)
04 Jul - Barry White (2003)
04 Jul - Bill Pinkney (2007)
05 Jul - Ernie K-Doe (2001)
06 Jul - Van McCoy (1979)
06 Jul - Syreeta Wright (2004)
06 Jul - Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd) (2006)
09 Jul - Milan Williams (Commodores) (2006)
11 Jul - Rob Grill (2011)
11 Jul - Tommy Ramone (2014)
12 Jul - Minnie Riperton (1979)
14 Jul - Philippé Wynne (The Spinners) (1984)
14 Jul - "Diamond" Dave Somerville (The Diamonds) (2015)
16 Jul - Harry Chapin (1981)
16 Jul - John Panozzo (Styx) (1996)
16 Jul - Jon Lord (Deep Purple) (2012)
17 Jul - Chas Chandler (The Animals) (1996)
17 Jul - Gordon Waller (Peter & Gordon) (2009)
18 Jul - Bobby Fuller (1966)
22 Jul - Eugene Record (The Chi-Lites) (2005)
24 Jul - Dan Peek (America) (2011)
24 Jul - Larry Hoppen (Orleans) (2012)
25 Jul - Charlie Rich (1995)
26 Jul - Mary Wells (1992)
27 Jul - Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (2001)
27 Jul - Al Goodman (Ray, Goodman & Brown) (2010)
27 Jul - Pat Upton (Spiral Starecase) (2016)
29 Jul - Mama Cass Elliot (1974)
29 Jul - Gene McDaniels (2011)
30 Jul - Lynn Anderson (2015)
31 Jul - Mitch Miller (2010)
FEBRUARY
 
03 Feb - Buddy Holly (1959)
03 Feb  - The Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson) (1959)
03 Feb - Ritchie Valens (1959)
04 Feb - Karen Carpenter (1983)
04 Feb - Doris Coley (The Shirelles) (2000)
04 Feb - Reg Presley (The Troggs) (2013)
04 Feb - Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (2016)
05 Feb - Sonny Geraci (The Outsiders; Climax) (2017)
06 Feb - Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (1998)
07 Feb - Joe Mauldin (Crickets) (2015)
08 Feb - Del Shannon (1990)
08 Feb - Keith Knudsen (Doobie Brothers) (2005)
09 Feb - Bill Haley (1981)
10 Feb - Brian Connolly (Sweet) (1997)
11 Feb - Estelle Bennett (The Ronettes) (2009)
11 Feb - Rick Huxley (Dave Clark Five) (2013)
12 Feb - Oliver (William Oliver Swofford) (2000)
12 Feb - Al Jarreau (2017)
13 Feb - Dale Hawkins (2010)
14 Feb - Doug Fieger (The Knack) (2010)
14 Feb - George "Shadow" Morton (2013)
16 Feb - Doris Troy (2004)
16 Feb - Lesley Gore (2015)
18 Feb - Bill Cowsill (2006)
18 Feb - Damon Harris (The Temptations) (2013)
19 Feb - Johnny Paycheck (2003)
19 Feb - Kelly Groucutt (ELO) (2009)
21 Feb - Murray "the K" Kaufman (1982)
22 Feb - Florence Ballard (Supremes) (1976)
22 Feb - Sonny James (2016)
23 Feb - Melvin Franklin (The Temptations) (1995)
23 Feb - Donnie Brooks (2007)
24 Feb - Lennie Baker (Sha Na Na) 2016
25 Feb - Toy Caldwell (Marshall Tucker Band) (1993)
25 Feb - Edward Patten (Gladys Knight & The Pips) (2005)
25 Feb - Rick Coonce (The Grass Roots) (2011)
26 Feb - Cornell Gunter (The Coasters) (1990)
27 Feb - Frankie Lymon (1968)
27 Feb - Richard Street (The Temptations) (2013)
28 Feb - Bobby Bloom (1974)
28 Feb - Mike Smith (Dave Clark Five) (2008)
29 Feb - Davy Jones (2012)
AUGUST
 
01 Aug - Cilla Black (2015)
02 Aug - Brian Cole (The Association) (1972)
02 Aug - Ron Townson (The 5th Dimension) (2001)
02 Aug - Jimmy Jones (2012)
03 Aug - Bobby Hebb (2010)
04 Aug - Lee Hazlewood (2007)
05 Aug - Jeff Porcaro (Toto) (1992)
06 Aug - Rick James (2004)
06 Aug - Marvin Hamlisch (2012)
09 Aug - Jerry Garcia (1995)
10 Aug - Barbara George (2006)
10 Aug - Isaac Hayes (2008)
10 Aug - Eydie Gormé (2013)
11 Aug - Ed Townsend (2003)
12 Aug - Kyu Sakamoto (1985)
13 Aug - King Curtis (1971)
13 Aug - Joe Tex (1982)
13 Aug - Les Paul (2009)
14 Aug - Johnny Burnette (1964)
14 Aug - Tony Williams (The Platters) (1992)
16 Aug - Elvis Presley (1977)
18 Aug - Pervis Jackson (The Spinners) (2008)
18 Aug - Scott McKenzie (2012)
19 Aug - Betty Everett (2001)
22 Aug - Jerry Leiber (Leiber & Stoller) (2011)
22 Aug - Nick Ashford (Ashford & Simpson) (2011)
23 Aug - Eric Allendale (The Foundations) (2001)
26 Aug - Ronald White (The Miracles) (1995)
26 Aug - Laura Branigan (2004)
26 Aug - Ellie Greenwich (2009)
MARCH
 
01 Mar - Gayle McCormick (Smith) (2016)
02 Mar - Dusty Springfield (1999)
02 Mar - Hank Ballard (2003)
02 Mar - Jeff Healey (2008)
03 Mar - Norman "Hurricane" Smith (2008)
04 Mar - Richard Manuel (The Band) (1986)
04 Mar - Johnny Preston (2011)
05 Mar - Patsy Cline (1963)
06 Mar - King Floyd (2006)
06 Mar - Alvin Lee (Ten Years After) (2013)
07 Mar - Jimmy Boyd (2009)
08 Mar - Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (Grateful Dead) (1973)
08 Mar - Sir George Martin (2016)
10 Mar - Andy Gibb (1988)
10 Mar - LaVern Baker (1997)
10 Mar - Gogi Grant (2016)
10 Mar - Keith Emerson (2016)
11 Mar - Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night) (2015)
12 Mar - Michael Hossack (The Doobie Brothers) (2012)
14 Mar - Ronnie Hammond (ARS) (2011)
15 Mar - Marshall Leib (The Teddy Bears) (2002)
15 Mar - Mike Porcaro (Toto) (2015)
16 Mar - Tammi Terrell (1970)
16 Mar - Johnny Cymbal (1993)
16 Mar - Bobbie Smith (The Spinners) (2013)
16 Mar - Frank Sinatra, Jr. (2016)
17 Mar - Terry Stafford (1996)
17 Mar - Alex Chilton (The Box Tops) (2010)
18 Mar - John Phillips (2001)
19 Mar - Luther Ingram (2007)
19 Mar - Michael Brown (The Left Banke) (2015)
20 Mar - Norman Harris (MFSB) (1987)
21 Mar - Dean Paul Martin (Dino, Desi, & Billy) (1987)
22 Mar - Mark Dinning (1986)
22 Mar - Dan Hartman (1994)
22 Mar - Don Murray (Turtles) (1996)
22 Mar - Rod Price (Foghat) (2005)
24 Mar - Johnny Maestro (2010)
25 Mar - "England" Dan Seals (2009)
26 Mar - Jan Berry (Jan & Dean) (2004)
30 Mar - Timi Yuro (2004)
31 Mar - O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (The Isley Brothers) (1986)
SEPTEMBER

01 Sep - Jerry Reed (2008)
03 Sep - Major Lance (1994)
05 Sep - Joe Negroni (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) (1978)
05 Sep - Joe South (2012)
06 Sep - Tom Fogerty (CCR) (1990)
07 Sep - Keith Moon (1978)
07 Sep - Warren Zevon (2003)
11 Sep - Bob Crewe (2014)
12 Sep - Johnny Cash (2003)
15 Sep - Rick Wright (Pink Floyd) (2008)
16 Sep - Marc Bolan (1977)
16 Sep - Mary Travers (Peter, Paul & Mary) (2009)
18 Sep - Jimi Hendrix (1970)
19 Sep - Gram Parsons (1973)
19 Sep - Skeeter Davis (2004)
19 Sep - Arthur Ferrante (Ferrante & Teicher) (2009)
20 Sep - Jim Croce (1973)
25 Sep - John Bonham (Led Zeppelin) (1980)
25 Sep - Andy Williams (2012)
26 Sep - Robert Palmer (2003)
26 Sep - Shawn Lane (Black Oak Arkansas) (2003)
27 Sep - Jimmy McCulloch (Wings)  (1979)
27 Sep - Dale Houston (Dale & Grace) (2007)
27 Sep - R.B. Greaves (2012)
28 Sep - Frankie Ford (2015)
29 Sep - Sylvia Robinson (2011)
APRIL

01 Apr - Marvin Gaye (1984)
01 Apr - Cynthia Lennon (2015)
02 Apr - Edwin Starr (2003)
03 Apr - Bob Burns (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (2015)
05 Apr - Bob Hite (Canned Heat) (1981)
05 Apr - Cozy Powell (The Jeff Beck Group) (1998)
05 Apr - Gene Pitney (2006)
06 Apr - Ral Donner (1984)
06 Apr - Merle Haggard (2016)
08 Apr - Laura Nyro (1997)
08 Apr - Annette Funicello (2013)
09 Apr - Little Eva Boyd (2003)
09 Apr - Brook Benton (1988)
09 Apr - Dave Prater (Sam & Dave) (1988)
11 Apr - June Pointer (2006)
14 Apr - Percy Sledge (2015)
17 Apr - Eddie Cochran (1960)
17 Apr - Linda McCartney (1998)
18 Apr - Dick Clark (2012)
19 Apr - Levon Helm (2012)
21 Apr - Al Wilson (2008)
21 Apr - Prince (2016)
22 Apr - Paul Davis (2008)
22 Apr - Richie Havens (2013)
24 Apr - Pete Ham (Badfinger) (1975)
25 Apr - Bobby "Boris" Pickett (2007)
26 Apr - Phoebe Snow (2011)
26 Apr - George Jones (2013)
28 Apr - Jack Ely (The Kingsmen) (2015)
30 Apr - Zola Taylor (The Platters) (2007)
30 Apr - Ben E. King (2015)

OCTOBER

01 Oct - Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T. & the M.G.'s) (1975)
01 Oct - Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield) (2004)
04 Oct - Janis Joplin (1970)
04 Oct - J. Frank Wilson (1991)
04 Oct - Paul Revere (Raiders) (2014)
05 Oct - Eddie Kendricks (1992)
08 Oct - Larry Verne (2013)
10 Oct - Solomon Burke (2010)
12 Oct - John Denver (1997)
12 Oct - Gene Vincent (1971)
13 Oct - Al Martino (2009)
14 Oct - Freddie Fender (2006)
17 Oct - Levi Stubbs (2008)
18 Oct - Dee Dee Warwick (2008)
19 Oct - Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper) (1997)
20 Oct - Cassie Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (1977)
20 Oct - Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (1977)
20 Oct - Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (1977)
20 Oct - Cory Wells (Three Dog Night) (2015)
22 Oct - Tommy Edwards (1969)
23 Oct - Alvin Stardust (2014)
24 Oct - Bobby Vee (2016)
25 Oct - Roger Miller (1992)
25 Oct - Jack Bruce (Cream) (2014)
27 Oct - Lou Reed (2013)
29 Oct - Duane Allman (1971)
MAY
 
01 May - Jim Hager (2008)
07 May - Eddie Rabbitt (1998)
07 May - John Walker (Walker Brothers) (2011)
08 May - Eddy Arnold (2008)
11 May - Bob Marley (1981)
11 May - Noel Redding (The Jimi Hendrix Experience) (2003)
13 May - Donald "Duck" Dunn (Booker T. & the M.G.'s) (2012)
14 May - Keith Relf (The Yardbirds) (1976)
14 May - B.B. King (2015)
15 May - June Carter Cash (2003)
16 May - Marv Johnson (1993)
17 May - Donna Summer (2012)
17 May - Alan O'Day (2013)
19 May - Freddie Garrity (Freddie and the Dreamers) (2006)
20 May - Robin Gibb (2012)
20 May - Ray Manzarek (The Doors) (2013)
23 May - Billy Francis (Dr. Hook) (2010)
24 May - Gene Clark (The Byrds) (1991)
25 May - Marshall Lytle (Bill Haley & His Comets) (2013)
26 May - Clarence Burke, Jr. (The Five Stairsteps) (2013)
NOVEMBER

05 Nov - Bobby Nunn (The Coasters) (1986)
05 Nov - Bobby Hatfield (2003)
06 Nov - Dickie Goodman (1989)
06 Nov - Jance Garfat (Dr. Hook) (2006)
07 Nov - Carter Cornelius (Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose) (1991)
07 Nov - Andrea True (2011)
09 Nov - Miriam Makeba (2008)
09 Nov - Major Harris (2012)
11 Nov - Berry Oakley (The Allman Brothers Band) (1972)
13 Nov - Leon Russell (2016)
15 Nov - P.F. Sloan (2015)
17 Nov - Arthur Conley (2003)
17 Nov - Jimmy Ruffin (2014)
19 Nov - Bobby Russell (1992)
19 Nov - Terry Melcher (2004)
23 Nov - Tommy Boyce (1994)
23 Nov - Cynthia Robinson (Sly & the Family Stone) (2015)
24 Nov - Eric Carr (KISS) (1991)
24 Nov - Freddie Mercury (1991)
25 Nov - Earl "Speedo" Carroll (2012)
27 Nov - Al Alberts (2009)
27 Nov - Mickey Baker (Mickey & Sylvia) (2012)
28 Nov - Jerry Edmonton (Steppenwolf) (1993)
28 Nov - Tony Meehan (The Shadows) (2005)
29 Nov - George Harrison (2001)
30 Nov - Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury) (1996)
JUNE
 
01 Jun - David Ruffin (1991)
02 Jun - Bo Diddley (2008)
03 Jun - Andrew Gold (2011)
04 Jun - Ronnie Lane (Faces) (1997)
04 Jun - Freddie Scott (2007)
04 Jun - Herb Reed (The Platters) (2012)
05 Jun - Conway Twitty (1993)
06 Jun - Billy Preston (2006)
07 Jun - Bob Welch (2012)
08 Jun - Crispian St. Peters (2010)
10 Jun - Ray Charles (2004)
12 Jun - Carl Gardner (Coasters) (2011)
13 Jun - Clyde McPhatter (The Drifters) (1972)
13 Jun - Jimmy Dean (2010)
15 Jun - Casey Kasem (2014)
18 Jun - Clarence Clemons (2011)
19 Jun - Gerry Goffin (2014)
20 Jun - Lawrence Payton (Four Tops) (1997)
20 Jun - Claydes Charles Smith (Kool & the Gang) (2006)
23 Jun - Pete Quaife (The Kinks) (2010)
25 Jun - Michael Jackson (2009)
27 Jun - John Entwistle (The Who) (2002)
27 Jun - Bobby Womack (2014)
28 Jun - Chris Squire (Yes) (2015)
29 Jun - George McCorkle (Marshall Tucker Band) (2007)
DECEMBER

02 Dec - Mariska Veres (Shocking Blue) (2006)
04 Dec - Frank Zappa (1993)
06 Dec - Roy Orbison (1988)
06 Dec - Dobie Gray (2011)
07 Dec - Dee Clark (1990)
07 Dec - Dennis Yost (Classics IV) (2008)
07 Dec - Greg Lake (2016)
08 Dec - John Lennon (1980)
10 Dec - Otis Redding (1967)
10 Dec - Rick Danko (The Band) (1999)
11 Dec - Sam Cooke (1964)
12 Dec - Ike Turner (2007)
13 Dec - Zal Yanovsky (Lovin' Spoonful) (2002)
14 Dec - Kurt Winter (The Guess Who) (1997)
16 Dec - Nicolette Larson (1997)
16 Dec - Dan Fogelberg (2007)
18 Dec - Clay Cole (2010)
20 Dec - Bobby Darin (1973)
22 Dec - Joe Cocker (2014)
24 Dec - Ray Collins (Mothers of Invention) (2012)
25 Dec - James Brown (2006)
25 Dec - Eartha Kitt (2008)
26 Dec - Fontella Bass (2012)
27 Dec - Delaney Bramlett (2008)
27 Dec - Stevie Wright (The Easybeats) (2015)
28 Dec - Dennis Wilson (1983)
28 Dec - Barry Cowsill (2005)*
29 Dec - Tim Hardin (1980)
31 Dec - Ricky Nelson (1985)
31 Dec - Natalie Cole (2015)
 
*Note - The exact date of death for Barry Cowsill is unknown.  Cowsill perished in New Orleans during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and his remains were recovered on 12/28/2005 and identified through dental records on 01/04/2006.

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