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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Glenn Branca, 69
« on: May 14, 2018, 04:40:06 PM »
The avant garde guitarist had been suffering from throat cancer.

https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/obituary/8455922/glenn-branca-dead

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP John Mack Flanagan, 71
« on: April 05, 2018, 10:56:09 AM »
The DJ, known for his role in the 70s heyday of KFRC along with Dr. Don Rose and Bobby Ocean, died of congestive heart failure at his home in Daly City.

https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/John-Mack-Flanagan-1970s-top-40-disc-jockey-12805852.php#photo-10421770


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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Marty Allen, 94
« on: February 13, 2018, 10:42:03 AM »
The comedian and former partner of singer Steve Rossi died in Las Vegas on Monday. No cause was revealed.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/13/obituaries/marty-allen-wild-eyed-comedy-star-is-dead-at-95.html

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Vic Damone, 89
« on: February 13, 2018, 10:25:29 AM »
The noted crooner died in Florida of complications due to respiratory failure.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/12/obituaries/vic-damone-singer-dies.html

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP John Mahoney, 77
« on: February 05, 2018, 06:16:15 PM »
The character actor best known as Frasier Crane's father Martin on "Frazier" died in Chicago while in hospice.

http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/john-mahoney-dead-dies-frasier-1202688144/

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Dennis Edwards, 74
« on: February 02, 2018, 04:06:37 PM »
The lead singer of the Temptations died in Chicago from undisclosed causes, one day before his 75th birthday.

http://www.sfgate.com/entertainment/the-wrap/article/Dennis-Edwards-Temptations-Lead-Singer-Dies-at-12547167.php

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Dolores O'Riordan, 46
« on: January 15, 2018, 09:46:20 AM »
The Cranberries singer died suddenly in London. No cause of death has been released.

https://consequenceofsound.net/2018/01/r-i-p-dolores-oriordan-lead-singer-of-irish-rock-band-the-cranberries-has-died-at-46/

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Pat DiNizio, 62
« on: December 13, 2017, 09:40:55 AM »
DiNizio, the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of the Smithereens, has died. No cause of death has been revealed, nor the location of his passing.

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/12/13/570405135/smithereens-lead-singer-pat-dinizio-dies-at-age-62

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP George Young, 70
« on: October 23, 2017, 11:02:10 AM »
The guitarist, songwriter (along with Harry Vanda they wrote Friday On My Mind) and producer (as well as older brother of Angus and Malcolm Young of AC/DC) died of undisclosed causes.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/george-young-easybeats-guitarist-and-acdc-producer-dead-at-70-w509890

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Gord Downie, 53
« on: October 22, 2017, 01:18:59 PM »
The frontman of the Tragically Hip, who was a hugely popular troubadour with a stature rivalling Dylan or Springsteen in Canadian music while being barely known in the US, died of brain cancer. His final album comes out this week.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/18/arts/music/gord-downie-tragically-hip-dead-final-album.html

http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/18/entertainment/gord-downie-dead/index.html

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Harry Dean Stanton, 91
« on: September 15, 2017, 06:03:04 PM »
Stanton died of natural causes at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Character-actor-Harry-Dean-Stanton-dies-at-age-91-12201824.php

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Grant Hart, 56
« on: September 14, 2017, 03:54:58 PM »
The drummer and songwriter of Hüsker Dü died at his home in St. Paul, MN, dü to cancer.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/14/arts/music/grant-hart-husker-du-drummer-dies.html



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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Chester Bennington, 41
« on: July 20, 2017, 01:10:31 PM »
The singer for Linkin Park hanged himself at his home in Los Angeles on what would have been Chris Cornell's 53rd birthday.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-40676530

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP Michael Slavko, AKA M. Dung
« on: June 30, 2017, 12:39:25 PM »
The legendary KFOG morning man and originator of the Sunday Night Idiot Show died early this morning after a long illness. Will post a link when I find one.

Edit: Here's a mention of him and his predicament in one of Ben Fong-Torres columns from February of this year.
http://www.sfchronicle.com/entertainment/radiowaves/article/On-the-road-with-a-lifelong-radio-addict-10918287.php

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