Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2017

James Cotton

Band: The James Cotton Blues Band

Position: singer/harmonica player

Died: Mar. 16, 2017

Cause of death: pneumonia

Age: 81

Distinction: Won the Grammy award for Best Traditional Blues Album in 1996 for Deep in the Blues.

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.