RIP: Graham Collier, jazz bassist and composer [News Article]

RIP: Wade Mainer, bluegrass banjo pioneer [News Article]

RIP: DJ Mehdi [News Article]

RIP: Salvatore Licitra, opera singer [News Article]

RIP: David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Delta blues legend [News Article]

RIP: Esther Gordy Edwards of Motown [News Article]

RIP: Richard Turner of Round Trip and live trumpet player for Friendly Fires [News Article]

RIP: Nick Ashford of Motown duo Ashford & Simpson [News Article]

RIP: Jerry Leiber, "Jailhouse Rock" and "Stand By Me" songwriter [News Article]

RIP: Joel Chin, former director of A&R for VP Records [News Article]

RIP: Jani Lane, ex-lead singer of Warrant [News Article]

RIP: Marshall Grant, bassist and manager for Johnny Cash [News Article]

RIP: Joe Yamanaka of Flower Travellin' Band [News Article]

RIP: Conrad Schnitzler of Kluster, Tangerine Dream [News Article]

RIP: Eugene McDaniels, influential soul musician [News Article]

RIP: Joe Arroyo, Colombian salsa singer [News Article]

RIP: Dan Peek of America [News Article]

RIP: Amy Winehouse [News Article]

RIP: Alex Steinweiss, "creator" of the album cover [News Article]

RIP: Joe Lee Wilson, jazz vocalist who performed with Miles Davis and Archie Shepp [News Article]