RIP: Michael Been of The Call and father of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's Robert Been [News Article]

RIP: Abbey Lincoln, jazz singer [News Article]

RIP: Robert Wilson of The Gap Band [News Article]

RIP: Chris Dedrick of The Free Design [News Article]

RIP: Phelps "Catfish" Collins, guitaristames for Parliament/Funkadelic and James Brown [News Article]

RIP: Derf Scratch, bassist of LA punk band Fear [News Article]

RIP: Al Goodman, soul singer for The Moments and Ray, Goodman, & Brown [News Article]

RIP: Melvin Bliss, soul singer known for the much-sampled "Synthetic Substitution" [News Article]

RIP: Margaret Ann Rich, songwriter and wife of Charlie Rich [News Article]

RIP: Andy Hummel, Big Star bassist [News Article]

RIP: Tuli Kupferberg of The Fugs [News Article]

RIP: Walter Hawkins, gospel singer [News Article]

RIP: Sugar Minott, the "Godfather of Dancehall" [News Article]

RIP: Harvey Fuqua of The Moonglows [News Article]

RIP: Rammellzee, rap pioneer, graffiti artist, gothic futurist [News Article]

RIP: Fred Anderson, free-jazz saxophonist [News Article]

RIP: Pete Quaife, original bassist of The Kinks [News Article]

RIP: Chris Sievey, a.k.a. Frank Sidebottom [News Article]

RIP: Bill Dixon, jazz musician [News Article]

RIP: Garry Shider, original P-Funk member [News Article]