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In Remembrance: Chi Cheng's Low-End Legacy

April 15, 2013
The longtime bassist for the Deftones passed away April 14 at the age of 42 from complications resulting from a 2008 auto accident.
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Remembering Andy Johns

April 8, 2013
Johns, who died Sunday at age 61, is perhaps most famously identified for engineering landmark LPs from Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones in the early ’70s,
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Remembering Alvin Lee: 1944 - 2013

March 6, 2013
Alvin Lee passed away this morning after complications from routine surgery at age 68, leaving behind a legacy as the godfather of fast-and-heavy British blues.
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Ravi Shankar: 1920 - 2012

December 12, 2012
The Indian sitar master who profoundly influenced the work of the Beatles, John Coltrane, and the Byrds—and, by extension, a large swath of modern music—died Tuesday, December 11 at age 92.
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Big Jim Sullivan: 1941 - 2012

October 5, 2012
As a session player in London in the 1960s, it is estimated that Sullivan played on over 1,000 top-ten records
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Remembering Doc Watson by Bryan Sutton

June 5, 2012
One Christmas morning, when I was probably 9 or 10, Santa brought me a nice stereo turntable outfit. I''ll never forget walking toward the thing and seeing that there were
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Pete Cosey: 1943 - 2012

May 31, 2012
The "original noise-bringer" laid down seminal tracks for Chess Records and launched fusion fusillades with Miles Davis.
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Doc Watson Dies at Age 89

May 30, 2012
By combining traditional bluegrass with elements of gospel, blues and folk music Watson influenced countless guitarists of all genres.
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Bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn: 1941 - 2012

May 17, 2012
Dunn’s bass has been heard for 50 years on some of the most iconic and influential records ever produced.
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Steel Guitar Legend Passes

November 21, 2007
Prolific musician leaves legacy of music
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