The rock world stated goodbye to a number of notable figures in 2023, together with David Crosby and Jeff Beck.
Music followers had been surprised by the January dying of guitar virtuoso Beck, who had accomplished a tour with Johnny Depp lower than two months earlier.
The dying of David Crosby throughout the identical month additionally got here as a shock to followers. The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash co-founder had been engaged on new solo music and getting ready to tour once more and had posted to social media simply days earlier than.
Elvis Presley’s solely little one, Lisa Marie Presley, died abruptly and was mourned by many fellow followers and friends, together with Axl Rose of Weapons N’ Roses and the Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan. Each appeared at her funeral, performing tracks from their respective catalog that had been a few of Presley’s favorites.
The namesake for the Marshall Tucker Band additionally died early within the 12 months. Despite the fact that he wasn’t a member of the group, he unknowingly helped launched their profession.
Earth, Wind & Fireplace drummer Fred White, who performed on many hits by the legendary R&B and pop group throughout his decade with them, additionally died. He carved out a protracted profession that included work on key albums by Linda Ronstadt and Little Feat.
Motown songwriter Barrett Robust (who wrote the basic “Cash,” “I Heard It Via the Grapevine” and lots of the Temptations’ hits) and Tv’s Tom Verlaine are additionally among the many different losses. Learn on for extra details about the entertainers we have misplaced in 2023.
In Memoriam: 2023 Deaths
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