Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2016

Mose Allison

Band: solo artist

Position: singer/songwriter/pianist

Died: Nov. 15, 2016

Cause of death: undisclosed

Age: 89

Distinction: The jazz-blues singer's 1957 song "Parchman Farm" was covered by John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Georgie Fame, Bobbie Gentry, Blue Cheer and Cactus. His 1963 song "Young Man" was covered by the Who ("Young Man Blues") on Live at Leeds.

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.