Brett Tuggle | 9/23/51 – 6/19/22 | Brett Tuggle, Fleetwood Mac and David Lee Roth Band Keyboardist, Dead at 70 [Rolling Stone]

Jim Seals | 10/17/41 – 6/6/22 | Jim Seals, Seals & Crofts Singer Behind ‘Summer Breeze,’ Dead at 80 [Variety]

Ken Kelly | 5/19/46 – 6/3/22 | Ken Kelly, Artist Who Created Kiss’ ‘Destroyer’ and ‘Love Gun’ Covers, Dead at 76 [Rolling Stone]

Dave Smith | 1950 – 5/31/22 | Dave Smith, Sequential Synth Founder and MIDI Pioneer, Dies at 72 [Pitchfork]

Ronnie Hawkins | 1/10/35 – 5/29/22 | Ronnie Hawkins, Musical Shepherd, Charismatic Showman, And Mentor To The Band, Dies At 87

Andy “Fletch” Fletcher | 7/8/61 – 5/26/22 | Depeche Mode Keyboardist Andy ‘Fletch’ Fletcher Dead at 60 [Rolling Stone]

Bernard Wright | 11/16/63 – 5/19/22 | Bernard Wright, Sampled By Everyone, Mentored Young Musicians [Dallas Observer]

Benjamin Moore | 8/7/41 – 5/12/22 | Blind Boys of Alabama Singer Benjamin Moore, Jr. Dead at 80 [Rolling Stone]

Trevor Strnad | 5/3/81 – 5/11/22 | Black Dahlia Murder singer Trevor Strnad dies aged 41 [The Guardian]

Howie Pyro | 6/28/60 – 5/4/22 | Howie Pyro, D Generation Co-Founder and Eclectic DJ, Dead at 61 [Rolling Stone]

Ric Parnell | 8/13/51 – 5/1/22 | Spinal Tap Drummer Ric Parnell Has Died At 70

Klaus Schulze | 8/4/47 – 4/26/22 | R.I.P. Klaus Schulze, German Electronic Music Pioneer Dead at 74 [Consequence]

Andrew Woolfolk | 10/11/50 – 4/24/22 | Andrew Woolfolk, Earth, Wind, and Fire’s Classic-Era Saxophonist, Dead at 71 [Rolling Stone]

David Freel | 1/31/58 – 4/12/22 | Swell’s David Freel Has Died [Stereogum]

C.W. McCall | 11/15/28 – 4/1/22 | C.W. McCall, ‘Convoy’ Country Singer, Dead at 93 [Rolling Stone]

Taylor Hawkins | 2/17/72 – 3/25/22 | Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Dead At 50 

Ron Miles | 5/9/63 – 3/8/22 | Ron Miles, cornetist who imbued modern jazz with heart and soul, dies at 58 [NPR]

Mark Lanegan | 11/25/64 – 2/22/22 | Mark Lanegan, Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age Singer, Dies at 57 [The New York Times]

Dallas Good | 1973 – 2/18/22 | Dallas Good of the Sadies Has Died [Exclaim]

Ian McDonald | 6/25/46 – 2/9/22 | Ian McDonald, King Crimson and Foreigner Co-Founder, Dead at 75 [Rolling Stone]

Betty Davis | 7/26/45 – 2/9/22 | Betty Davis, Whose Sexually Charged Voice & Vision Inspired Generations Of Stars, Dies At 77

Syl Johnson | 7/1/36 – 2/6/22 | Syl Johnson, Revered and Oft-Sampled Soul Singer, Dead at 85 [Rolling Stone]

Jon Zazula | 3/16/52 – 2/1/22 | Jon Zazula, Co-Founder of Metallica’s First Label Megaforce, Dead at 69 [Rolling Stone]

Jimmy Johnson | 11/25/28 – 1/31/22 | Chicago Blues Icon Jimmy Johnson Dies At 93 [CBS Chicago]

Hargus “Pig” Robbins | 1/18/38 – 1/30/22 | Hargus ‘Pig’ Robbins, Legendary Keyboardist Who Played on Albums by Bob Dylan, Dolly Parton, Dead at 84 [Rolling Stone

Badal Roy | 10/16/39 – 1/19/22 | Badal Roy, Who Fused Indian Rhythms With Jazz, Is Dead at 82 [The New York Times]

Don Wilson | 2/10/33 – 1/23/22 | Don Wilson, guitarist with The Ventures, dies at 88 [The Associated Press]

Meat Loaf | 9/27/47 – 1/20/22 | Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ Rock Opera Icon, Dead At 74

Rachel Nagy | ? – 1/16/21 | Rachel Nagy, Detroit Cobras’ Lead Singer and Co-Founder, Has Died [Rolling Stone]

Ralph Emery | 3/10/33 – 1/15/22 | Ralph Emery, the ‘Dean of Country Music Broadcasters,’ Dead at 88 [Rolling Stone]

Jon Lind | c. 1948 – 1/15/22 | Jon Lind, Grammy-Nominated Songwriter, Dies at 73 [Billboard]

Dallas Frazier | 10/27/39 – 1/14/22 | Dallas Frazier, Country Songwriter of ‘Elvira’ and ‘Beneath Still Waters,’ Dead at 82 [Rolling Stone]

Fred Parris | 3/26/36 – 1/13/22 | R.I.P. Fred Parris, “In the Still of the Night” Songwriter Dead at 85 [Consequence]

Ronnie Spector | 8/10/43 – 1/12/22 | Ronnie Spector, Who Brought Edge to Girl-Group Sound, Dies at 78 [The New York Times]

James Mtume | 1/3/46 – 1/9/22 | James Mtume, Jazz Great Best Known for Notorious B.I.G.-Sampled Hit ‘Juicy Fruit,’ Dies at 76 [Variety]

Mariyln Bergman | 9/11/25 – 1/8/22 | Oscar-winning lyricist Marilyn Bergman has died at 93 [NPR]

Michael Lang | 12/11/44 – 1/8/22 | Woodstock Co-Founder Michael Lang Dead At 77

Calvin Simon | 5/22/42 – 1/6/22 | Parliament-Funkadelic Co-Founder Calvin Simon Dies At 79