5 Biggest Rockstar Deaths Of 2021 So Far
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The rock and roll industry shed its tears for the loss of several rockstars for this year. A piece of devastating news for everyone to see and remember, we take a look at the 5 rockstar deaths of 2021 so far.
Gerry Marsden (d. January 2021)
Gerry and the Pacemakers were long been considered as the rivals of the British rock band the Beatles in the 60. Gerry Marsden, the vocals and guitarist of the band, died from an unexpected short-term illness at the age of 78.
Sylvain Sylvain (d. January 2021)
One of the driving forces of the group New York City Dolls, Sylvain Sylvain, aged 69, died from cancer. He was the notable guitarist from the band.
Phil Spector (January 2021)
Notable rock producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector became famous for his “Wall of Sound” technique that made various artists like Ike and Tina Turner, the Ronnettes, etc. more famous. The producer died inside the prison, at the age of 81.
Chick Corea (February 2021)
The former Miles Davis musician and a pioneer of jazz fusion in the 70s, Chick Corea died at the age of 79 years old. Corea’s death was a result of a newly discovered cancer.
Mick Mitchell (April 2021)
The Kingsmen’s guitarist Mike Mitchell recently passed away at the age of 77 from an unannounced illness. The group is notable for their rendition of the song “Louie Louie”.