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Jerry Lee Lewis, Rock Pioneer, Dies @ 87

Rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis died Friday, October 28, of undisclosed causes in Memphis, according to 117 Entertainment. He was 87. The rocker was one of the first people inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (Image via vintage headshot) TMZ had mistakenly reported the legend's death just days before and issued a…
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‘Come Into My Life’ Singer Joyce Sims Dies @ 63

I'm so sad to hear that singer Joyce Sims died this week at 63 — no cause given. When I was in college in Chicago, I — a Top 40 fanatic — was exposed to so many club songs that never crossed paths with Casey Kasem. Chicago, a music mecca, was a place where songs…
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Loretta Lynn, the Boundary-Pushin’ First Lady of Country Music, Dies @ 90

Loretta Lynn, one of country music's most indelible icons and the form's most-awarded artist, died on Tuesday at 90. Lynn's final album (Image via Victrola) A family statement reported that the legend passed away at her Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, home. Lynn's family confirmed their "precious mom" had "passed peacefully in her sleep." https://twitter.com/LorettaLynn/status/1577312734529601536?s=20&t=tcRWQcwdvzqCcV1K9MNqJQ Reba McEntire…
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‘Here Come the Brides,’ ‘Star Trek’ Actor Robert Brown Dies @ 95

Robert Brown, best remembered for his starring role on TV's Here Come the Brides, died September 19 at his Ojai, California, home, THR reports. Brown (center) with Sherman (L) and Soul (Image via ABC) The retired actor was 95. Brown was born on November 17, 1926, in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and raised in Trenton, New Jersey,…
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Irene Papas, Greek Acting Legend, Dies @ 93

Irene Papas, the Greek acting legend revered for her classical performances and turns in several international classics, died on September 14 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Papas, called one of the most beautiful women ever captured on film (Image via still) “Magnificent, majestic, dynamic, Irene Papas was the personification of Greek beauty on…
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Sacheen Littlefeather, Activist and Brando’s Oscar Emissary, Dies @ 75

Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather, who was famously enlisted by Marlon Brando to turn down his Oscar for The Godfather (1972) on live television, died Sunday, October 2, 2022, at her Marin County, California home. On her way to deliver some truth (GIF via GIPHY) She was 75. Littlefeather had previously announced she had terminal…
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