Pop, Hip-Hop and Rock Star Deaths in 2024 from A-Z

RIP Wayne Kramer (Jim Newberry photo) and Melanie (publicity photo)

 • Ashton "Family Man" Barrett

Harold C. Black 

Larry Collins 

Henry Fambrough

Toby Ketih - Oklahoma-born singer had twenty-one No. 1 country hits in his 30-year career; stomach cancer; 62

Wayne Kramer - Detroit-born co-founder/guitarist with the MC5, known as Brother Wayne; pancreatic cancer; 75

Tony Middleton

Mojo Nixon (Neill McMillan Jr.) - North Carolina-born novelty rocker famous for songs like "Elvis Is Everywhere" and "Don Henley Must Die"; cardiac arrestr; 66 

Del Palmer

Tawl Ross

Peter Schickele (a.k.a. P.D.Q. Bach)

• Melanie Anne Safka-SchekerykNew York-born singer who got her big break at the Woodstock Festival in 1969 and had hits with "Beautiful People" and "Brand New Key"; 76

Marlena Shaw

Damo Suzuki

Mary Weiss

2024 Total: 15

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