Notable Deaths – 2017

11. Tommy Allsup, guitarist (lost seat on Buddy Holly’s plane in ‘59)
21. Maggie Roche, singer, songwriter
22. Pete Watts (Mott The Hoople)
24. Butch Trucks (Allman Brothers Band)
25. Mary Tyler Moore, Actress
26. Mike Conners, Actor
31. John Wetton, singer, songwriter, bassist (Asia, King Crimson)
5. Sonny Geraci, musician (The Outsiders [“Time Won’t Let Me”], Climax Blues Band
12. Al Jarreau, musician
18. Clyde Subblefield, drummer (James Brown)
25. Bill Paxton, actor
10. Joni Sledge (Sister Sledge)
18. Chuck Berry, guitarist, singer, songwriter, Founding Father of Rock ‘n Roll
21. Chuck Barris, Game Show creator, Host of “The Gong Show”, CIA agent (according to him)
22. Sib Hashian, drummer (Boston)
6. Don Rickles, comedian, actor, insult master
11. J. Geils, guitarist (J. Geils Band)
22. Erin Moran, actress (“Happy Days”, “Joanie Loves Chachi”)
13. Jimmy Copley, drummer (Jeff Beck, Tears For Fears)
17. Chris Cornell, musician (Soundgarden, Audio Slave, Temple of the Dog)
23. Sir Roger Moore, actor (James Bond, The Saint)
27. Gregg Allman, singer, songwriter (Allman Brothers Band)
9. Adam West, actor, Batman
16. Stephen Furst, actor, “Animal House”
22. Jimmy Nalls, musician (Sea Level)
15. Martin Landau, actor
21. John Heard actor
8. Glen Campbell, musician’s musician, singer,, songwriter, actor.
19. Dick Gregory, political activist
20. Jerry Lewis, comedian, actor
30. Skip Prokop, musician (Lighthouse)
3. Walter Becker, musician, songwriter (one half of Steely Dan)
3. Dave Hlubek, musician (Molly Hatchet)
8. Don William, singer, songwriter
13. Grant Hart, musician (Husker Du)
15. Harry Dean Stanton, actor
27. Hugh Hefner, Playboy
30. Monty Hall, game show host of “Let’s Make A Deal”
2. Tom Petty, singer, songwriter (The Heartbreakers, The Traveling Wilburys)
22. George Young, musician, producer (The Easybeats, AC/DC)
24. Fats Domino, musician, singer, Founding Father of Rock ‘n Roll
9. Malcolm Young, guitarist, songwriter (AC/DC), brother of George and Angus Young)
19. Mel Tillis, singer, songwriter, Country Music Legend
19. Della Resse, singer, actress
21. David Cassidy, singer, actor
30. Jim Nabors, singer, actor, comedian
12. Pat Dinizio, singer, songwriter (The Smithereens)
16. Keely Smith, singer, legendary Vegas performer
28. Rose Marie, actress, singer comedian (“Dick Van Dyke Show”)