Musical celebrities who've passed this year include Tony Bennett, Tina Turner, Robbie Robertson, Harry Belafonte, Jimmy Buffett, Sinead O'Connor, Gordon Lightfoot, David Crosby, Astrud Gilberto, Burt Bacharach, Tom Verlaine, Wayne Shorter and Jeff Beck.
Most people think the music that came out the San Francisco Bay Area in the late '60s-early '70s was strictly psychedelic, but the two-part MGM+ series "San Francisco Sounds: A Place in Time" considerably expands on that subject.
Bill Kreutzmann will not be playing in the band when Dead & Company kick off their final tour on May 19 in Los Angeles. The group made the announcement about the 76-year-old Grateful Dead co-founder and co-drummer's departure on Apr. 22.
Willie Nelson was among the winners at the 65th annual Grammy Awards. Nelson, who's 89, was nominated in three categories and won twice. Other winners include reggae artist Kabaka Pyramid, Michael Bublé, Snarky Puppy, Dave Chappelle and the Grateful Dead.
Jerry Lee Lewis, Loretta Lynn, Ronnie Spector, Christine McVie, Meatloaf, Olivia Newton-John, Taylor Hawkins, Aaron Carter, Naomi Judd, Ramsey Lewis, Jim Seals, Pharoah Sanders, Irene Cara, Anita Pointer and Thom Bell are among the more than 225 musicians who passed away this year.