Category: songwriter

Brazilian jazz and bossa nova music icon Joã…

Brazilian jazz and bossa nova music icon João Gilberto (born João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil) – June 10, 1931 – July 6, 2019, RIP

Rhythm & Blues and rock & roll music…

Rhythm & Blues and rock & roll music icon Dave Bartholomew (born David Louis Bartholomew in Edgard, LA) – December 24, 1918 – June 23, 2019, RIP

Singer, songwriter and musician Dr. John (bo…

Singer, songwriter and musician Dr. John (born Malcolm John Rebennack in New Orleans, LA) – November 20, 1941 – June 6, 2019, RIP

Born on this day: June 6, 1959 – Producer, son…

Born on this day: June 6, 1959 – Producer, songwriter and musician Jimmy Jam (born James Samuel Harris III in Minneapolis, MN). Happy 60th Birthday, Jimmy Jam!!!

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Singer, songwriter, musician and actor Leon …

Singer, songwriter, musician and actor Leon Redbone (born Dickran Gobalian in Nicosia, Cyprus) – August 26, 1949 – May 30, 2019, RIP

Actress, model and singer Peggy Lipton (born…

Actress, model and singer Peggy Lipton (born Margaret Ann Lipton in Los Angeles, CA) – August 30, 1946 – May 11, 2019, RIP

Remembering Chic bassist, songwriter and pro…

Remembering Chic bassist, songwriter and producer Bernard Edwards (born in Greenville, NC) – October 31, 1952 – April 18, 1996

Rapper and songwriter Nipsey Hussle (born Er…

Rapper and songwriter Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Davidson Asghedom in Los Angeles, CA) – August 15, 1985 – March 31, 2019, RIP

The Walker Brothers lead vocalist, songwrite…

The Walker Brothers lead vocalist, songwriter and musician Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel in Hamilton, OH) – January 9, 1943 – March 22, 2019, RIP

Talk Talk lead singer, songwriter and co-f…

Talk Talk lead singer, songwriter and co-founder Mark Hollis (born Mark David Hollis in Tottenham, London, UK) – January 4, 1955 – February 25, 2019, RIP