RIP: Joe Cocker, rock and blues singer [News Article]

RIP: Nick Talbot a.k.a. Gravenhurst [News Article]

RIP: Ian McLagan of Faces and Small Faces [News Article]

RIP: Jimmy Ruffin, Motown singer [News Article]

RIP: Big Bank Hank, co-founder of The Sugarhill Gang [News Article]

RIP: John Holt, reggae singer and songwriter [News Article]

RIP: Mark Bell, LFO producer and Björk collaborator [News Article]

RIP: Stephen Samuel Gordon a.k.a. The Spaceape [News Article]

RIP: Letha Rodman Melchior [News Article]

RIP: Kenny Wheeler, jazz trumpeter, composer, and sideman for Anthony Braxton, Bill Frisell, and David Sylvian [News Article]

RIP: Guided by Voices [News Article]

RIP: Peter Gutteridge of The Clean and The Chills [News Article]

RIP: Robert "Throb" Young, Primal Scream guitarist [News Article]

RIP: Nicky Da B, New Orleans bounce musician [News Article]

RIP: Dick Wagner, guitarist/songwriter who worked with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, and KISS [News Article]

RIP: Johnny Winter [News Article]

RIP: Tommy Ramone, drummer for The Ramones [News Article]

RIP: Charlie Haden, jazz musician [News Article]

RIP: Chris Grier, member of To Live and Shave in L.A. [News Article]

RIP: Bobby Womack, soul singer [News Article]