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OBITUARIES


Alabama Promoter Tony Ruffino - Dead At 74

Tony Ruffino, who promoted concerts in Birmingham featuring such bands as the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, the Allman Brothers and R.E.M., has died at 74.


Rock 'n' Roll Songwriter Jerry Leiber Dead At 78

Jerry Leiber, who with longtime partner Mike Stoller wrote "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," "Yakity Yak" and other hit songs that came to define early rock `n' roll, has died. He was 78.


Croker, Lead Vocalist For Hackberry Ramblers, Dies

A lead singer for the Grammy Award-nominated Cajun band, the Hackberry Ramblers, died Tuesday. He was 77.


Ross Barbour Last Founding Member Of The Four Freshman - Dead At 82

Ross Barbour, who was the last original member of the influential 1950s harmonizing group the Four Freshmen, has died in Southern California at 82.


Songwriter Nick Ashford Dies From Throat Cancer

Nick Ashford, one-half of the legendary Motown songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson that penned elegant, soulful classics for the likes of Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye and funk hits for Chaka Khan and others, died Monday at age 70, his former publicist said.


Motown Figure Esther Gordy Edwards Dies At Age 91

Esther Gordy Edwards, who helped build Motown Records alongside her brother Berry Gordy Jr. and led efforts to turn its original Detroit headquarters into a museum, has died. She was 91.


Raoul Ruiz, Chilean-Born Filmmaker, Dead At 70

Raoul Ruiz, the Chilean-born filmmaker who made more than 100 films in his teeming, international career, has died. He was 70.

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