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‘Baker Street’ Saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft Dies at 60

Raphael Ravenscroft
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The musician responsible for one of rock's most memorable sax riffs has passed away at the age of 60 following what press reports are calling a "suspected heart attack."

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Black Widow’s Clive Beer-Jones Dead at 65

Black Widow Clive Jones
CBS

Clive Beer-Jones, a co-founding member of the early British prog metal band Black Widow, has passed away at the age of 65.

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UPDATED: Jack White’s Keyboard Player Isaiah ‘Ikey’ Owens Dies at 38

Third Man
Third Man

Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, who most recently played keyboards in Jack White's band, has died.

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Tornadoes Drummer Leonard Delaney Dies at 71

Leonard Delany The Tornadoes
Josie Records / TornadoesBand.com

Leonard Delaney, original drummer for the early surf rock band the Tornadoes, has passed away at the age of 71 after an extended battle with Alzheimer's disease.

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Glastonbury Co-Founder Andrew Kerr Dies

Matt Cardy, Getty Images
Matt Cardy, Getty Images

Andrew Kerr, who organized the Glastonbury Fair in 1971 and saw it grow into one of the U.K.'s most celebrated music festivals, has died at 81.

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Paul Revere Dies at 76

Paul-Revere

Paul Revere, the leader of the '60s rock band Paul Revere and the Raiders, has died.

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Sound City Studios Owner Tom Skeeter Dies

Tom Skeeter
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Tom Skeeter, the owner of the famed recording studio immortalized in Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' documentary, has passed away at the age of 88.

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Ian Gillan, Roxy Music Bassist John Gustafson Dies

John Gustafson with Ian Gillan, center. Photo: Island Records
John Gustafson with Ian Gillan, center. Photo: Island Records

John Gustafson, who memorably collaborated in the '70s with Ian Gillan and Roxy Music, has died at 72.

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Sonic Architect Cosimo Matassa Passes Away at 88

Cosimo Matassa
Mike Coppola, Getty Images

Cosimo Matassa, the studio owner and engineer whose Cosimo Recording Studio played host to some of the most important recordings of the early rock era, has passed away at the age of 88.

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Joan Rivers Dead at 81 – Rockers React

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Getty Images

Joan Rivers passed away today at the age of 81.

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