The Rock Legends We Lost In 2021
A tribute to Bunny Wailer - Consequence of Sound/ YouTube
The year 2020 left a huge mess to be fixed by 2021. As the pandemic rose killing thousands of people, we can all agree that this is one of the worst things to ever happen to us. Moreover, the same thing has happened in the rock-and-roll industry. Concerts were postponed, human interactions can no longer be safe nor encouraged, and a person’s health may be fluctuating due to stress and anxiety present. And so to commemorate the loss of our beloved heroes, here are the rock legends we lost in the year 2021.
10. Gerry Marsden
The founder of the group Gerry and the Pacemakers, their popularity rose in the ‘60s with three consecutive chart-topping hits. He died due to a blood infection.
9. Sylvain Sylvain
He was an American guitarist known from the band The New York Dolls. He died because of cancer.
8. Mary Wilson
The leader and the founder of the prominent group called The Supremes. She died due to Hypertensive heart disease.
7. Chick Corea
He is a composer, bandleader, keyboardist, and percussionist. He died due to cancer.
6. Francoise Cactus
She was a French musician from the group die Lolitas. She died because of breast cancer.
5. Ian North
He was an American musician famously known as a part of the Milk ‘n Cookies band. He died due to a heart attack.
4. Hilton Valentine
He was an English skiffle and rock and roll guitarist originally from the group, the Animals. He died for unknown reasons.
3. Tim Bogert
He was an American musician from the respective groups of Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, and Beck, Bogert, and Appice. He died because of cancer.
2. Bunny Wailer
He was among the original members of the Wailers, a reggae group together with Bob Marley. He died due to complications of a stroke.
1. Alan Cartwright
He was an English bass player from the band, Procol Harum, known for its progressive and psychedelic rock. He died due to stomach cancer.