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Ray McFall, Owner of the Cavern Club Where the Beatles Played, Dies

The Cavern Club
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Ray McFall, who owned Liverpool’s Cavern Club during the period when the Beatles cut their teeth on its stage, has died at the age of 88.

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Liza Cozad-Lauser Has Passed Away

Photo courtesy of David Lauser
Photo courtesy of David Lauser

Liza Cozad-Lauser, wife of drummer David Lauser, has ended her fight with cancer, passing away Jan. 4 at home in the company of her loved ones.

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Mercury Records Co-Founder Irwin Steinberg Dies at 94

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Irwin Steinberg, a former music executive who was one of the co-founders of Mercury Records and eventually served as chairman and CEO of PolyGram Records for three decades, has passed away at the age of 94.

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Guitarist Jeff Golub Dies at 59

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YouTube

Jeff Golub, a respected session guitarist who worked with a lengthy list of acts including Billy Squier and Rod Stewart while releasing a string of bestselling solo albums as a smooth jazz bandleader, has passed away at the age of 59.

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Joe Cocker Dies at Age 70

Ron Bull, Getty Images
Ron Bull, Getty Images

Joe Cocker, one of rock music's most distinctive performers, has died of lung cancer.

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Guitarist and Producer Chip Young Dies at 76

Chip Young

Chip Young, a producer and guitarist renowned in Nashville circles for his work with Elvis Presley and a long list of other artists, has passed away at the age of 76.

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Former Grateful Dead Manager Rock Scully Dies at 73

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Ben Gabbe, Getty Images

Rock Scully, the longtime manager of the Grateful Dead and a fixture on the Bay Area rock scene, has passed away at the age of 73 following a struggle with lung cancer.

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Ardent Studios Founder and Big Star Producer John Fry Dies at 69

Facebook / Ardent Studios
Facebook / Ardent Studios

John Fry, the founder of Memphis' Ardent Studios, has died at the age of 69.

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Engineer and Producer John Hampton Dies

John Hampton
JHamptone.com

Acclaimed engineer and producer John Hampton died December 12 after a battle with cancer.

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Lillian Axe’s Jon Ster Dies of Heart Attack

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IRS

Jon Ster, a multi-instrumentalist with Lillian Axe (and pictured above second from the right), has died after suffering a heart attack in Dallas.

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