Tina Turner November 26, 1939 – May 24, 2023

Tina Turner November 26, 1939 – May 24, 2023 was an American-born and naturalized Swiss singer, dancer, actress and author. Widely referred to as the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, she rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue before launching a successful career as a solo performer.
The duo Ike & Tina Turner became “one of the most formidable live acts in history”.[5] They released hits such as “It’s Gonna Work Out Fine”, “River Deep – Mountain High”, “Proud Mary” and “Nutbush City Limits”, before disbanding in 1976.
In the 1980s, Turner launched “one of the greatest comebacks in music history”. Her 1984 multi-platinum album Private Dancer contained the hit song “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, which won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year and became her first and only number one song on the Billboard Hot 100. Aged 44, she was the oldest female solo artist to top the Hot 100. Her chart success continued with “Better Be Good to Me”, “Private Dancer”, “We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)”, “Typical Male”, “The Best”, “I Don’t Wanna Fight” and “GoldenEye”. During her Break Every Rule World Tour in 1988, she set a then-Guinness World Record for the largest paying audience (180,000) for a solo performer.
Turner also acted in the films Tommy (1975) and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985). In 1993, What’s Love Got to Do with It,

Timothy Gregg Bachman August 1, 1951 – April 28, 2023

Timothy Gregg Bachman (August 1, 1951 – April 28, 2023) was a Canadian guitarist and vocalist best known for his work with rock bands Brave Belt and Bachman–Turner Overdrive (BTO). Bachman was one of the four founding members of BTO, a group that have sold nearly 30 million albums worldwide and also featured his brothers Randy (guitar/vocals) and Robbie (drums

Wayne Swinny March 22, 2023

Wayne Swinny March 22, 2023 is the lead guitarist of the band “Saliva,” a rock band that was formed in Bartlett, Tennessee, in 1996. He was one of the founding members and was in the original line-up of the band as the guitarist.

Gary Robert Rossington December 4, 1951 – March 5, 2023

Gary Robert Rossington December 4, 1951 – March 5, 2023 was an American musician and songwriter. He was the last original member of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, in which he played lead and rhythm guitar. Rossington was also a founding member of the Rossington Collins Band, along with former bandmate Allen Collins.

David Van Cortlandt Crosby August 14, 1941 – January 19, 2023

David Van Cortlandt Crosby August 14, 1941 – January 19, 2023 was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter. In addition to his solo career, he was a founding member of both the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Crosby joined the Byrds in 1964. Crosby appeared on the Byrds’ first five albums. In 1967 he joined Buffalo Springfield on stage. He subsequently formed Crosby, Stills & Nash in 1968 with Stephen Stills (of Buffalo Springfield) and Graham Nash of the Hollies. After the release of their debut album CSN won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist of 1969.

Jeff Beck 24 June 1944 – 10 January 2023

Geoffrey Arnold Beck 24 June 1944 – 10 January 2023 was an English rock guitarist. He rose to prominence with the Yardbirds and after fronted the Jeff Beck Group and Beck, Bogert & Appice. In 1975, he switched to a mainly instrumental style, with a focus on innovative sound, and his releases spanned genres ranging from blues rock, hard rock, jazz fusion, and a blend of guitar-rock and electronica.
Beck ranked in the top five of Rolling Stone and other magazine’s list of 100 greatest guitarists. He was often called a “guitarist’s guitarist”. Rolling Stone described him as “one of the most influential lead guitarists in rock”.Although he recorded two hit albums (in 1975 and 1976) as a solo act, Beck did not establish or maintain the sustained commercial success of many of his contemporaries and bandmates.He recorded with many artists

Manuel Göttsching 9 September 1952 – 4 December 2022

Manuel Göttsching (9 September 1952 – 4 December 2022) was a German musician and composer.As the leader of the groups Ash Ra Tempel and Ashra in the 1970s and 80s, as well as a solo artist, he was one of the most influential guitarists of the Krautrock (also known as Kosmische Musik) genre. He also participated in the Cosmic Jokers sessions. His style and technique influenced dozens of artists in the post-Eno ambient and Berlin School of electronic music scenes in the 1980s and 1990s.