Her death came as the music industry descended on Los Angeles for the annual celebration of the Grammy Awards, and Houston was one of its queens. What do our archives hold for you?
Jones died on July 3, 1969, after drowning in a swimming pool at home in England. He was 27. He was 89.
The iconic "Ziggy Stardust" singer, who died at 69 after a quiet, 18-month battle with cancer, defied labels while producing a long string of acclaimed hits in a range of genres, from glam rock to funk to hip hop. Musicians Who Died of Alcoholism. Submit an Obituary. A founding member and guitarist for The Rolling Stones.
With such monster hits as "Faith" and "Freedom! He was 57.
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Find an Obituary. His best songs, from "When Doves Cry" to "Purple Rain" to "Kiss," somehow sound both timeless and fresh some 30 years later.
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It might be the deadliest era for pop music legends since 1970-71, when we lost Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Louis Armstrong in a sorrowful span of 11 months. Family members identify Theodore Jones, known by his rap name YoungGreatness , as the victim of an overnight shooting.
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