Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2015

Cynthia Robinson (second standing at right, with afro) in the original Sly & the Family Stone (circa 1968).

Cynthia Robinson

Band: Sly & the Family Stone
Position: trumpeter
Died: Nov. 24, 2015
Cause of death: cancer
Age: 69
Distinction: Sang the intro on "Dance to the Music" (watch below) and had a daughter (Sylvette) with Sly Stone.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

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