Rock and Pop Star Deaths in 2019

Leon Redbone

Nee: Dickran Gobalian

Band: solo artist

Position: vocalist/guitarist

Died: May 30

Cause of death: undisclosed

Age: 69

Distinctions: Jazz-blues singer known for American nostalgia and a general comedic style recorded 12 studio albums from 1975-2014. He had a modest hit with "Seduced" in 1981.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.