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

RIP Dickey Betts and David Sanborn

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 

Susan Osborn

Del Palmer

Tawl Ross

David Sanborn - Grammy-winning saxophonist; cancer; 78

• 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

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

Marlena Shaw

Shifty Shellshock (Seth Binzer) – The Crazy Town frontman died from a drug overdose; 49

John Sinclair

Carl "C.J." Snare

Thomas "T.M." Stevens

Damo Suzuki

Dennis Thompson

Kevin Toney

Tony Tuff (Winston Morris)

Brit Turner

Karl Wallinger

Mary Weiss

2024 Total: 48

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

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