Category: songwriter

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

Oscar and Grammy Award winning lyricist Norm…

Oscar and Grammy Award winning lyricist Norman Gimbel (born in Brooklyn, NY) – November 16, 1927 – December 19, 2018, RIP

Singer, songwriter and Swamp Rock music lege…

Singer, songwriter and Swamp Rock music legend Tony Joe White (born in Oak Grove, LA) – July 23, 1943 – October 24, 2018, RIP

Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship vo…

Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship vocalist and co-founder Marty Balin (born Martyn Jerel Buchwald in Cincinnati, OH) – January 30, 1942 – September 28, 2018, 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 59th Birthday, Jimmy Jam!!!

Guitarist, songwriter, producer and Mtume fo…

Guitarist, songwriter, producer and Mtume founding member Reggie Lucas (born Reginald Grant Lucas in New York City) – February 25, 1953 – May 19, 2018, RIP