Pop, Hip-Hop and Rock Star Deaths in 2021


Richie Albright - Waylon Jennings drummer

Keith Allison - Paul Revere & the Raiders band member and singer

Susan Anyway - singer with The Magnetic Fields 

Astro (nee Terence Wilson) - UB40 singer



Rodney Bakerr - Chicago house DJ

Chris Barber - British jazz trombonist

Franco Battiato - Italian singer-songwriter-composer

Byron Berline - Kansas-born C&W fiddler 

Big Wan (nee Dawan Turner) - Milwaukee-born rapper

Biz Markie (nee Marcel Hall) - New York rapper

Black Rob (nee Robert Ross) - New York rapper

Charlie Black - Country & Western songwriter

Jay Black (nee David Blatt) - lead singer of Jay and the Americans

DeWayne BlackwellCountry & Western songwriter

Tim Bogert - Vanilla Fudge; Cactus; Beck, Bogert & Appice bassist

Mick Bolton - Mott the Hoople, Dexys Midnight Runners keyboardist 

Juini Booth - Buffalo-born jazz bassist

Sérgio Brandão - Brazilian bassist

Gil Bridges - Rare Earth saxophonist/co-founder

Sheila Bromberg - British harpist, played on The Beatles' "She's Leaving Home" 

Rosa Lee Brooks - R&B singer, dated Jimi Hendrix

Hux Brown - Jamaican guitarist with Toots & the Maytals

Jeff Brown - Austin-based singer/guitarist, played with Shinyribs

James Burke - The Five Stairsteps singer

Bunny Wailer (nee Neville Livingston) - original member of Bob Marley & the Wailers, won three Grammys 

Ron Bushy - Iron Butterfly drummer


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Steve Bloom

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