Rusty Young, 2/23/46 – 4/14/21 | Rusty Young, Poco Co-Founder and Pedal Steel Player, Dead at 75 [Rolling Stone]

DMX, 12/18/70 – 4/9/21 | DMX, Swaggering but Troubled Rapper, Dies at 50 [The New York Times]

Morris “B.B.” Dickerson, 8/3/49 – 4/2/21 | Morris ‘B.B.’ Dickerson, Founding Member of War, Dies at 71 [Billboard]

Malcolm Cecil, 1/9/37 – 3/28/21 | Malcolm Cecil, Producer for Stevie Wonder and Co-Creator of Revolutionary TONTO Synth, Dead at 84 [Rolling Stone]

Brian Rohan, 7/24/36 – 3/23/21 Brian Rohan, music lawyer who beat marijuana charges for Ken Kesey and the Grateful Dead, dies at 84 [Datebook]

Dan Sartain, 8/13/81 – 3/20/21 | Dan Sartain, Garage Rock Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 39 [Pitchfork]

Paul Jackson, 3/28/47 – 3/18/21 | Paul Jackson, Headhunters Bassist Who Played With Herbie Hancock, Dies At 73 [NPR]

Matt “Money” Miller, 1978 – 3/17/21 | Matt ‘Money’ Miller, Titus Andronicus Founding Keyboardist, Dead at 34 [Billboard]

Sally Grossman, 8/22/39 – 3/12/21 | Sally Grossman, Bob Dylan Cover Icon and Wife of Manager Albert, Dead at 81 [Rolling Stone]

LG Petrov, 2/17/72 – 3/7/21 | LG Petrov, Frontman for Swedish Metal Favorites Entombed, Dead at 49 [Rolling Stone]

Lou Ottens, 6/21/26 – 3/6/21 | Lou Ottens, Inventor Of The Cassette Tape, Has Died [NPR]

Michael Stanley, 3/25/48 – 3/5/21 | Michael Stanley, Cleveland rock legend and noted local radio and TV personality, dead at 72 [Cleveland.com]

Bunny Wailer, 4/10/47 – 3/2/21 | Bunny Wailer, Co-Founder Of The Wailers Alongside Bob Marley & Peter Tosh, Dead At 73 

Prince Markie Dee, 2/19/68 – 2/18/21 | Prince Markie Dee, Founding Member of Rap Trio Fat Boys, Dies at 52 [The New York Times]

Miles Seaton, 1979 –2/17/21 | Miles Seaton of Experimental Rock Outfit Akron/Family Dead at 41 [Rolling Stone]

U-Roy, 9/21/42 – 2/17/21 | U-Roy, Jamaican Vocalist Who Defined Dancehall And Presaged Hip-Hop, Dies At 78 [NPR]

Johnny Pacheco, 3/25/35 – 2/15/21 | Johnny Pacheco, Storied Salsa Bandleader and Fania Records Co-Founder, Dead at 85 [Rolling Stone]

Ari Gold, 2/11/74 – 2/14/21 | Ari Gold, Trailblazing Queer Dance Music Artist, Dead at 47 [Rolling Stone]

Rupert Neve, 7/31/26 – 2/12/21 | Rupert Neve, the Father of Modern Studio Recording, Dies at 94 [The New York Times]

Milford Graves, 8/20/41 – 2/12/21 | How Milford Graves Reawakened the Spirit of the Drum [Rolling Stone]

Chick Corea, 6/12/41 – 2/9/21 | Chick Corea, Lauded Composer & Jazz Fusion Pioneer, Dead At 79

Mary Wilson, 3/6/44 – 2/8/21 | Mary Wilson, Co-Founder Of The Supremes, Dead At 76

Jim Stinnett, ? – 2/7/21 | Phish’s Mike Gordon Remembers Bass Mentor Jim Stinnett Following His Passing

Ricky Powell, 11/20/61 – 2/1/21 | Ricky Powell, Celebrated Hip-Hop Photographer and ‘Fourth Beastie Boy,’ Dead at 59 [Rolling Stone]

Double K, 8/1/77 – 1/30/21 | Double K, People Under The Stairs Rapper And Producer, Dead At 43 [NPR]

SOPHIE, 9/17/86 – 1/30/21 | Sophie, acclaimed avant-pop producer, dies aged 34 [The Guardian]

Hilton Valentine, 5/21/43 – 1/29/21 | Hilton Valentine, Founding Guitarist Of The Animals, Dead At 77

Larry King, 11/19/33 – 1/23/21 | Remembering Larry King Through His 1999 Prince Interview

Jimmie Rodgers, 9/18/33 – 1/18/21 | ‘Honeycomb’ Singer Jimmie Rodgers Dies at 87 [Billboard]

Phil Spector, 12/26/39 – 1/16/21 | Phil Spector, Imprisoned ‘Wall Of Sound’ Producer, Dead At 81

Tim Bogert, 8/27/44 – 1/13/21 | Vanilla Fudge Bassist Tim Bogert Dead at 76 [Rolling Stone]

Marsha Zazula, 4/21/52 – 1/10/21 | Marsha Zazula, ‘Metal Matriarch’ of Metallica and Others, Dies at 68 [The New York Times]

Ed Bruce, 12/29/39 – 1/8/21 | Ed Bruce, ‘Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys’ Songwriter, Dead at 81 [Rolling Stone]

Michael Fonfara, 8/11/46 – 1/8/21 | Lou Reed Keyboardist Michael Fonfara Dead at 74 [Rolling Stone]

Gerry Marsden, 9/24/42 – 1/3/21 | Gerry Marsden, a Hitmaker With the Pacemakers, Dies at 78 [The New York Times]