Lamont Dozier: Motown Hitmaker Dead at 81

August 9, 2022 – Lamont Dozier was one of the most prolific songwriters of all time. Their team was known as Holland-Dozier-Holland featuring, Lamont Dozier and brothers Brian and Eddie Holland. Let us look at just a few of the huge hits that they wrote including ten out of the […]

Olivia Newton John, Dead at 73

August 8, 2022 – The world is in shock with the news that 70s and 80s sweetheart Olivia Newton John has passed away at 73. Her husband John Easterling said the singer died at her ranch surrounded by family and friends. Check out our report. John Beaudin has been in […]

C.W. McCall Dead at 93, ‘Convoy’ Country Singer

April 2, 2022 – C.W. McCall Dead at 93, ‘Convoy’ Country Singer His real name was William Dale Fries Jr. but friends and family called him Bill but after he created the fictional character C.W. McCall for an advertising campaign he took on the persona for a country career. He […]

Singer Meat Loaf Has Died, He was 74

January 21, 2022 – It’s been a tough day for rock fans with the pasing of “Bat Out Of Hell” singer Meat Loaf. Anyone growing up in the 70s was touched by that classic album that was written by Jim Steinman and produced by Todd Rundgren. Check out our tribute […]

5 Huge Musicians Who Died In Plane Crashes

January 18, 2022 – Whether you are the biggest rock star in the world or a guy who digs ditches with toothpicks the angle of death has everyone in the same file. When you’re number is up, thats it. Check out our piece on very well known acts that passed […]

5 Big Lead Singers Who Died Without Much Fanfare – Rock History Book – Part 2

– Solo Artists & Lead Singers Who Died Robert Palmer English singer-songwriter Robert Palmer, best known for his solo hits in the late 1970s and 1980s, died September 26, 2003, from a sudden heart attack in his hotel room in Paris, France at the age of 54. Born in Batley, […]

Christopher Plummer, Iconic Canadian actor, dies at age 91

February 5, 2021 – He was a Canadian acting icon. Christopher Plummer, Iconic Canadian actor, dies at age 91. HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE FOR T-SHIRTS, MUGS ETC OUR NEW INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT We have 4 active YouTube Channels featuring John Beaudin  Subscribe to this (RockHistoryMusic) Channel […]