Pop, Hip-Hop and Rock Star Deaths in 2022

RIP: Olivia Newton John and Pharoah Sanders


Terry Hall - British-born singer with The Specials and Fun Boy Three; pancreatic cancer; 63

Dick Halligan - original member of Blood, Sweat & Tears, played trombone, flute and keyboards; 78

William Hart - co-founder/lead singer of Philadelpha soul group, The Delfonics; complications from surgery; 77.

John Hartman - Virginia-born founding drummer with the Doobie Brothers; 72

Ronnie Hawkins - famous for discovering The Band, who backed up Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks, in Toronto where he moved from his native Arkansas; 87

Rosa Lee Hawkins - singer with New Orleans girls group, The Dixie Cups; 76

Taylor Hawkins - drummer with Foo Fighters; drug overdoise; 50

Bob Heathcote - former bassist with Suicidal Tendencies; motorcycle accident; 58

Michael Henderson - soul singer and jazz bassist with Miles Davis in the '70s; cancer; 71

Sam Henry - drummer with the Oregon-based punk-rock band The Wipers; cancer; 65

Judy Henske - Wisconsin-born follk singer known as "the Queen of the Beatniks; 85.

Marva Hicks - Virginia-born R&B singer/actress; 66

Hana Horka - Czech folk singer; Covid-related; 57

Darryl Hunt - bassist with Irish punk band the Pogues; 72


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