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"Rock and roll music," Frank Sinatra once said, "is the most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear." Thankfully, not everyone shares his opinion. The rise of youth culture saw rock music become perhaps the most vital artform of the late 20th century, and its influence continues today. This memorial site was created to celebrate musical legends who still keep us rocking.
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Remembering the life, death and rock 'n' roll legacy of Wayne Cochran

MIAMI (AP) — Wayne Cochran, the "blue-eyed soul" singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78. The singer, who was called the White Knight of Soul for songs like "Last Kiss', saw his heyday in the 1960s and '70s. He had fans from the Blues Brother to Rod Stewart and Elvis Presley, but he gave it all up to become a minister at a church he founded in Miami. The Miami Herald reports the Blues Brothers...
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