Top Ten Most Missed Musicians
The Contenders: Page 3
41 David Bowie
David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.
David Bowie was so awesome and so influential, especially back in his day. He's a legend. It makes me sad he died January 10, 2016. He was a great musician and a great actor. I hate how the great musicians eventually leave us and they're replaced by crap musicians. When I found out that Bowie died, I couldn't stop thinking about him and I listened to his music for days. R.I.P. Bowie. You were amazing.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 - April 21st, 2016) was an American musician, best known for being one of the most popular and influential artists from the 80s, with songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry" . V 1 Comment
43 Chris Cornell
Chris Cornell was an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He died on May 17, 2017.
44 Joe Strummer
John Graham Mellor, known by his stage name Joe Strummer, was a British musician, singer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash.
45 Johnny Cash
John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of ...read more.
46 Big L
Lamont Coleman (May 30, 1974 – February 15, 1999), best known by his stage name Big L, was an American hip hop recording artist, born and raised in Harlem, New York City, New York. Coleman embarked on his career in rapping, with the hip hop trio, Three the Hard Way. His first notable appearance came ...read more.
47 Sky Saxon
48 Cozy Powell
Colin Trevor "Cozy" Powell was an English rock drummer, who made his name with many major rock bands and artists like The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Robert Plant, Whitesnake and Black Sabbath.
49 Captain Beefheart
Don Van Vliet was an American singer, songwriter, musician and artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart.
51 Andrew Gold
52 Roy Buchanan
53 Danny Gatton
54 Jesse Ed Davis
55 Adam Yauch
His passing inpacted people all across the world. MCA, rest in peace, you are loved and will be missed by millions.
56 Jeff Hanneman
Jeffrey John "Jeff" Hanneman was an American musician, best known as a founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
57 Syd Barrett
Roger Keith Barrett was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter. Best known as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd, Barrett was the lead singer, guitarist and principal songwriter in its early years and is credited with naming the band.
Pink Floyd's first frontman. Too bad he did so many hard drugs and died. He was a great singer.
58 Richard Wright
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 .
59 Ian Curtis
Ian Kevin Curtis (15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980) was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division. ...read more.
60 James Brown