Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2018

Tony Joe White

Band: solo performer

Position: singer-songwriter/guitarist

Died: Oct. 27

Cause of death: heart failure

Age: 75

Distinction: The Lousiana-born singer had a No. 8 hit with "Polk Salad Annie" in 1969; his song, "Rainy Night in Georgia," was a No. 4 hit for Brook Benton in 1970.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

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