RIP: Jimmy Carl Black, Drummer and Vocalist for The Mothers of Invention [News Article]

RIP: Shakir Stewart, Def Jam Executive VP [News Article]

RIP: Frank Navetta, Founding Descendents Guitarist [News Article]

RIP: Yma Sumac, Peruvian Folk Entertainer [News Article]

RIP: Danny Dill, Country Music Songwriter [News Article]

RIP: Terrin Durfey of Pinback, Boilermaker [News Article]

RIP: Dee Dee Warwick, Soul Singer [News Article]

RIP: Rudy Ray Moore, "Godfather of Rap," Dolemite Actor [News Article]

RIP: Levi Stubbs of The Four Tops [News Article]

RIP: Neal Hefti, Jazz Trumpeter and Soundtrack Composer [News Article]

RIP: Frankie Venom, Lead Singer of Teenage Head [News Article]

RIP: William J. Claxton, Famous Jazz Photographer [News Article]

RIP: Amos Heilicher, Owner of Soma Records, Founder of Musicland Chain, Independent Distributor [News Article]

RIP: Jim Yunker, Drummer and Artist, Younger Brother of Michael Yonkers [News Article]

RIP: Alton Ellis, "The Godfather of Rocksteady" [News Article]

RIP: Nick Reynolds, Founding Member of Kingston Trio [News Article]

RIP: Aaron Fuller, Lead Singer of Punk Band Plan 9 [News Article]

RIP: Horaţiu Rădulescu, Romanian-French Avant-Garde Composer [News Article]

RIP: Mauricio Kagel, Avant-Garde Composer [News Article]

RIP: Earl Palmer, Hall of Fame Drummer [News Article]