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Updating the RIP List: Rockers We’ve Lost in 2016

This has been a wretched year for losing musical heroes. Then again, the Baby Boomers were the result of a boom in deaths. A boom in deaths is to be expected. Still, that doesn’t make it any easier, does it? Loudwire has put together this gallery of passings, some of which you may have missed.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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