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In Memoriam

Special section to pay tribute to Oldies Connection favorites who have ascended to Rock and Roll Heaven. (This page was originally added in 2009 and starts from that year.)
 
For a more comprehensive list of singers, musicians, and key players from the '50s, '60s, and '70s who have left us over the years, please see the following pages on this site:
 
Gone But Not Forgotten - alphabetical (by first name) listing
We Will Always Remember - chronological listing, by year of death
Memorial Page - listing by month of death (anniversary date) 

2016

Davie Bowie passed away on January 10, 2016, at the age of 69. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for David Bowie on Legacy.com.
David Robert Jones
January 8, 1947 - January 10, 2016

2015

Natalie Cole passed away on December 31, 2015, at the age of 65. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Natalie Cole on Legacy.com.
Natalie Marie Cole
February 6, 1950 - December 31, 2015

Stevie Wright (The Easybeats) passed away on December 27, 2015, at the age of 68. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Stevie Wright on Legacy.com.
Stephen Carlton Wright
December 20, 1947 - December 27, 2015

Cynthia Robinson (Sly and the Family Stone) passed away on November 23, 2015, at the age of 71. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Cynthia Robinson on Legacy.com.
Cynthia Robinson
January 12, 1944 - November 23, 2015

Songwriter P.F. Sloan passed away on November 15, 2015, at the age of 70. R.I.P.
Philip Gary Schlein
September 18, 1945 - November 15, 2015

Cory Wells (Three Dog Night) passed away on October 20, 2015, at the age of 74. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Cory Wells on Legacy.com.
Emil Lewandowski
February 5, 1941 - October 20, 2015

Frankie Ford passed away on September 28, 2015, at the age of 76. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Frankie Ford on Legacy.com.
Vincent Francis Guzzo, Jr.
August 4, 1939 - September 28, 2015

Cilla Black passed away on August 1, 2015, at the age of 72. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Cilla Black on Legacy.com.
Priscilla Maria Veronica White
May 27, 1943 - August 1, 2015

Lynn Anderson passed away on July 30, 2015, at the age of 67. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Lynn Anderson on Legacy.com.
Lynn Rene Anderson
September 26, 1947 - July 30, 2015

"Diamond" Dave Somerville (The Diamonds) passed away on July 14, 2015, at the age of 81. R.I.P.
David Somerville
October 2, 1933 - July 14, 2015

Chris Squire (Yes) passed away on June 28, 2015, at the age of 67. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Chris Squire on Legacy.com.
Christopher Russell Edward Squire
March 4, 1948 - June 28, 2015

B.B. King passed away on May 14, 2015, at the age of 89. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for B.B. King on Legacy.com.
Riley B. "Blues Boy" King
September 16, 1925 - May 14, 2015

Ben E. King passed away on April 30, 2015, at the age of 76. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Ben E. King on Legacy.com.
Benjamin Earl King
September 28, 1938 - April 30, 2015

Jack Ely of The Kingsmen (lead singer on "Louie Louie") passed away on April 28, 2015, at the age of 71. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Jack Ely on Legacy.com.
Jack Brown Ely
September 11, 1943 - April 28, 2015

Percy Sledge passed away on April 14, 2015, at the age of 74. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Percy Sledge on Legacy.com.
Percy Tyrone Sledge
November 25, 1940 - April 14, 2015

Bob Burns (Lynyrd Skynyrd) passed away on April 3, 2015, at the age of 64. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Bob Burns on Legacy.com.
Robert Louis Burns, Jr.
November 24, 1950 - April 3, 2015

Cynthia Lennon, former wife of John Lennon and mother of Julian Lennon, passed away on April 1, 2015, at the age of 75. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Cynthia Lennon on Legacy.com.
Cynthia Powell Lennon
September 10, 1939 - April 1, 2015

Michael Brown (The Left Banke) passed away on March 19, 2015, at the age of 65. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Michael Brown on Legacy.com.
Michael David Lookofsky
April 25, 1949 - March 19, 2015

Mike Porcaro (Toto) passed away on March 15, 2015, at the age of 59. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Mike Porcaro on Legacy.com.
Michael Joseph Porcaro
May 29, 1955 - March 15, 2015

Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night) passed away on March 11, 2015, at the age of 67. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Jimmy Greenspoon on Legacy.com.
James Greenspoon
February 7, 1948 - March 11, 2015

Lesley Gore passed away on February 16, 2015, at the age of 68. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Lesley Gore on Legacy.com.
Lesley Sue Goldstein
May 2, 1946 - February 16, 2015

Joe Mauldin, bassist for Buddy Holly's Crickets, passed away on February 7, 2015, at the age of 74. R.I.P.
Joe Benson Mauldin, Jr.
July 8, 1940 - February 7, 2015

Musician and producer Kim Fowley passed away on January 15, 2015, at the age of 75. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Kim Fowley on Legacy.com.
Kim Vincent Fowley
July 21, 1939 - January 15, 2015

Curtis Lee passed away on January 8, 2015, at the age of 75. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Curtis Lee on Legacy.com.
Curtis Edwin Lee
October 28, 1939 - January 8, 2015

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