Friday, December 31, 2010

Time to Say Goodbye: Music People We Lost In 2010

Here is a I'm sure a incomplete list of artists that impacted music in their lifetime. We lost them this year but their music shall forever live. If you notice a person missing on this list comment and add their names.

Albertina Walker - Queen of Gospel Music
Lena Horn - Actress & Singer
Teena Marie - Singer/Composer/Producer
Teddy Pendergrass - Former Lead singer for Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Solo recording star
Walter Hawkins - Grammy award winning Gospel Singer, member of the famous Hawkins Family
Robert “Squirrel” Lester - Founding member of The Chi-Lites
Ali-Ollie Woodson - Former lead singer of The Temptations
Bernie Wilson - Baritone in Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
Dr. Billy Taylor - Jazz Musician
James Moody - Jazz Legend
Ron Banks - Member of The Dramatics
Harvey Fuqua - Motown Records Executive & Leader of Harvey Fuqua & The Moonglows
Phelps"Catfish" Collins - Frunk Guitarist
Robert Wilson - Bassist for The Gap Band
Eddie Fisher - Pop Singer

Solomon Burke - Premier Soul Vocalist
Joan Sutherland - Opera Singer
James Phelps - R&B and Gospel Singer
Jimmy Dean - Country music legend

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