Friday, February 23, 2024
Wayne Kramer

Wayne Kramer of The MC5 Has Died Age 75: R.I.P.

Wayne Kramer, guitarist for Detroit proto-punk band The MC5 has died at age 75, leaving drummer Dennis Thompson as the last surviving member of...
Shane MacGowan

Shane MacGowan of The Pogues Has Died Age 65: R.I.P.

Sad to report that Shane MacGowan, the mercurial leader of The Pogues has died at age 65. MacGowan revealed he was diagnosed with encephalitis...
Scott Kempner

R.I.P. Scott “Top Ten” Kempner 1954 – 2023: Founding Member of The Dictators...

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Scott Kempner, the Bronx-born guitarist, songwriter and band leader, passed away today at a nursing home in Connecticut at the...
Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson of The Band Has Died Age 80: R.I.P.

Robbie Robertson, guitarist and chief songwriter for The Band has died, age 80, in Los Angeles after a long illness. The importance of The Band...
Bernie Griffen

Sad News: Bernie Griffen Has Died: R.I.P. Bernie

We at 13th Floor are very sad to hear that our friend Bernie Griffen has died. Our condolences to Bernie's partner Kirsten Warner along...
Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O’Connor Has Died: May She Rest In Peace

Sinead O'Connor has died at the age of 56. No other details are available so far about the passing of this brave, talented and...
Tina Turner

Tina Turner, Rock and Soul Icon, Has Died at age 83 – R.I.P.

Tina Turner, the Godmother of rock and soul, has died at age 83 at her home in Switzerland. Tina retired back in 2009 after...

Gordon Lightfoot Has Died at Age 84: R.I.P.

Gordon Lightfoot has died. The Canadian singer/songwriter was 84. His biggest hits were Sundown, The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald and If You Could...
Seymour Stein

Seymour Stein Has Died At Age 80: R.I.P.

Seymour Stein, the record exec who brought you Talking Heads, Ramones and Madonna, has died at age 80 from cancer. Born in New York City...

Burt Bacharach: Songwriter Extraordinaire, Has Died Age 94

Burt Bacharach, one of pop music's greatest composers, has died at the age of 94. Together with lyricist Hal David, he wrote some of the best loved songs of the 1960s.