Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2015

Lew Soloff (second to right, standing) with Blood, Sweat & Tears.

Lew Soloff

Band: Blood, Sweat & Tears
Position: trumpeter
Died: Mar. 8, 2015
Cause of Death: heart attack
Age: 71
Distinction: Took trumpet solo on Blood, Sweat & Tears' 1969 No. 2 hit, "Spinning Wheel."

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of CelebStoner.com, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.