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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson, defined in equal parts as the world's greatest entertainer and perhaps its most enigmatic figure, was about to attempt one of the greatest comebacks of all time. Then his life was cut shockingly — and so far, mysteriously — short. The 50-year-old musical superstar died Thursday, just as he was preparing for what would be a series of 50 concerts starting July 13 at London's famed 02 arena. Jackson had been spending hours and hours toiling with a team of...
NEW YORK (AP) – Gerald Levert, the fiery singer of passionate R&B love songs and the son of O'Jays singer Eddie Levert, died on Friday. He was 40. His label, Atlantic Records, confirmed that Levert died at his home in Cleveland, Ohio. "All of us at Atlantic are shocked and deeply saddened by his untimely death. He was one of the greatest voices of our time, who sang with unmatched soulfulness and power, as well as a tremendously gifted composer and an accomplished producer," the...
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy winner Luther Vandross, whose deep, lush voice on such hits as "Here and Now" and "Any Love" sold more than 25 million albums while providing the romantic backdrop for millions of couples worldwide, died Friday. He was 54. Vandross died at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J., said hospital spokesman Rob Cavanaugh. He did not release the cause of death. Since suffering a stroke in his Manhattan home on April 16, 2003, the R&B crooner stopped...
George Jones Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - George Jones, the...

Whitney Houston Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whitney Houston's last days...

Darrell Abbott Obituary (AP News)

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James Brown Obituary (AP News)

ATLANTA (AP) - James Brown, the dynamic,...

Andy Griffith Obituary (AP News)

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) - Andy Griffith, who...

Davy Jones Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Before there was MTV, before...

Richard Wright Obituary (AP News)

LONDON (AP) - Richard Wright, a founding member...

Dick Clark Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dick Clark, the ever-youthful...

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