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Beatles Protege Cilla Black Dies

Cilla Black, an early protege of the Beatles, has died at age 72.

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Drumstick Maker Everett ‘Vic’ Firth Dies at 85

Everett "Vic" Firth, whose namesake drumsticks are among the world's most popular, has died.

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Former Spencer Davis Group and Axis Point Member Eddie Hardin Dies at 66

Eddie Hardin, who replaced Steve Winwood in the Spencer Davis Group, has died of a heart attack.

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Fin Costello, Getty Images

Dave Black, Former Spiders From Mars Guitarist, Dies at 62

Dave Black, the guitarist who replaced Mick Ronson in Spiders from Mars before co-founding the band Goldie and moving on to a solo career, has died at the age of 62.

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Songwriter Wayne Carson Dies at 72

Wayne Carson -- the professional songwriter whose prolific output included hits for Elvis Presley, Joe Cocker and many others -- has died at the age of 72 after a long struggle against what are being described as "various health issues."

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Buddy Buie of Atlanta Rhythm Section Dies

The man who managed, produced and wrote songs for the Atlanta Rhythm Section has died of a heart attack at the age of 74.

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Eric Wrixon, Original Member of Them and Thin Lizzy, Dies

Eric Wrixon was a founding member of both Them and Thin Lizzy, but left before they became famous.

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Former Fairport Convention and Joe Cocker Drummer Bruce Rowland Dies at 74

Drummer Bruce Rowland, whose prolific career included session work for a long list of artists as well as stints with Fairport Convention and the Grease Band, has died at the age of 74.

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Richard E. Aaron, Getty Images

Yes Co-Founder Chris Squire Dies

Co-founding bassist Chris Squire has died at age 67 after a battle with leukemia.

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Acting Legend and Unlikely Metal Star Christopher Lee Dies at 93

Christopher Lee, the knighted British actor who made a name for himself playing Dracula in a series of Hammer Film Productions releases — and an unlikely second act as a heavy metal singer — has died at the age of 93.

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