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Aretha Louise Franklin March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018

Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer and songwriter. She began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, where her father, C. L. Franklin, was minister. … Continue reading

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Alan Longmuir 20 June 1948 – 2 July 2018- Bay City Rollers

Alan Longmuir (20 June 1948 – 2 July 2018) was a Scottish musician and the bass guitarist of the 1970s pop group, the Bay City Rollers. His younger brother Derek Longmuir was a founding member and drummer of the group

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Vincent Paul Abbott March 11, 1964 June 22, 2018

Vincent Paul Abbott, also known as Vinnie Paul (March 11, 1964 – June 22, 2018), was an American musician, songwriter and producer, best known for being the former drummer, and co-founder, of the heavy metal band Pantera. He was a … Continue reading

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