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Joel Whitburn, Pioneering Pop Music Chart Analyst, Dies at 82

NEW YORK — Joel Whitburn, who turned his fascination with the Billboard charts into a career cataloging the history of charted music that kept gatekeepers honest about the performance of hits, has die..


Philip Baker Hall, of Hard Eight, Seinfeld, Dies at 90

NEW YORK — Philip Baker Hall, the prolific character actor of film and theater who starred in Paul Thomas Anderson’s first movies and who memorably hunted down a long-overdue library book in Seinfeld,..


Bon Jovi Mourns Former Bassist and Founding Member Alec John Such

NEW YORK — Alec John Such, the bassist and a founding member of the iconic rock band Bon Jovi, has died. He was 70.

The group on Sunday announced the death of Such, the New Jersey band’s bassist from..


American Rock Star Ronnie Hawkins, Who Found Fame in Canada and Mentored the Band, Dies at 87

(AP) — Ronnie Hawkins, a brash rockabilly star from Arkansas who became a patron of the Canadian music scene after moving north and recruiting a handful of local musicians later known as the Band, has..


‘There Is an Emptiness.’ Uvalde Shooting Victim Lexi Rubio’s Great-Grandfather Remembers Her 10 Years of Life

Julian Moreno was in his front yard watering his plants when he heard rapid, loud booms on the morning of May 24. At first, he thought it was noise from nearby construction. But people began screaming..


Ray Liotta, ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘Field of Dreams’ Star, Dies

Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67.

A source at the Dominican Republic’..


How Gilbert Gottfried’s Terrible Voice Became Comedy Gold

If some singers are said to possess the voice of an angel, then Gilbert Gottfried’s voice might be compared to that of a demon. Gottfried spoke in a hoarse yell that was shrill, abrasive, blustering, ..


Gilbert Gottfried, Standup Comic and Actor, Dies at 67

LOS ANGELES — Gilbert Gottfried, the actor and legendary standup comic known for his raw, scorched voice and crude jokes, has died. He was 67.

Gottfried died from a rare genetic muscle disease that c..


Bobby Rydell, 60s Teen Idol and Bye Bye Birdie Star, Dies

Bobby Rydell, a pompadoured heartthrob of early rock ‘n roll who was a star of radio, television and the movie musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” died Tuesday.

Rydell died of complications from pneumonia at a..


The Wanted Singer Tom Parker Dies of Brain Tumor at 33

LONDON — Tom Parker, a member of British-Irish boy band The Wanted, has died after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. He was 33.

The band announced that Parker died Wednesday, “surrounde..