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]

RIP: Jimmy Dean [News Article]

RIP: Marvin Isley of The Isley Brothers [News Article]

RIP: Stuart Cable, former Stereophonics drummer [News Article]

RIP: Ali Ollie Woodson of The Temptations [News Article]

RIP: Paul Gray, Slipknot bassist [News Article]

RIP: Hank Jones, jazz pianist and composer [News Article]

RIP: Rosa Rio, renowned organist [News Article]