Top Ten Saddest Musician Deaths


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81Pete Steele
82Tom Evans
83Tiny Tim
84Benjamin OrrBenjamin Orzechowski, known as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as a singer, bassist and co-founder of the rock band the Cars.

Even though I saw the Cars reunion without him, his presence was absolutely missing. He looks so sad and frail in the reunion video only a couple months before his death. To hell with pancreatic cancer!

His death still tears me apart to this day. Benjamin Orr was not only a great musician, but a great person as well. He was an angel, inside and out. R.I.P. sweet Ben. You were awesome!

85Jim Croce
86Cass Elliott

Cause nobody has the greatest hits like Mama Cass especially her hit song make your own kind of sandwich and of course California dreaming with her group the Mamas and the Papas.

She died of a heart attack, not from choking.

She appeared in Scooby-Doo before her death. - playstationfan66

87Charlie Rich

Charlie Rich made the big hit song have you ever seen the most beautiful girl in the world.

88Brian Connolly

An awesome voice. Brian Connolly is the best member of The Sweet.

89Johnny RamoneJohn William Cummings, better known by his stage name Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for the punk rock band the Ramones.
90Joey RamoneJeffrey Ross Hyman, professionally known by Joey Ramone, was an American musician and singer-songwriter, lead vocalist of the punk-rock band The Ramones.
91Mariska Veres
92Per "Dead" OhlinPer Yngve Ohlin, better known by his stage name Dead, was a Swedish black/death metal vocalist and lyricist best known for his work with Norwegian black metal band Mayhem.

A very sad story behind one of the most overlooked frontman in the history of music.

93John DenverHenry John Deutschendorf, Jr., known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, actor, activist and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer, starting in the 1970s.

John Denver had the greatest country songs ever especially thank god I'm a country boy and country roads take me home.

94Richard Wright (Pink Floyd)Richard William "Rick" Wright was an English musician, composer, singer and songwriter. He was the main keyboardist and a backup vocalist for the psychedelic and progressive English rock band, Pink Floyd .

I love the song they made for him its called wish you were here I'm 9 so I wasent born but he was the sole of the group

95Tim Buckley
96Tim Hardin
98Sky Saxon
99Allen Woody
100Etta JamesEtta James was an American singer who spanned a variety of music genres including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel.
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