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2012 Year in Review: Music

Published: 12/29/2012

The music world saw some devastating losses in 2012. From the divas with powerhouse pipes to the teen idols who made us swoon… disco to show tunes, jazz to rap, country to rock to psychedelic sitar… here are some of the musicians we mourned this year.

Johnny Otis
Etta James
Don Cornelius
Whitney Houston
Davy Jones
Robert Sherman
Jimmy Ellis
Earl Scruggs
Dick Clark
Levon Helm
Adam Yauch
Donald "Duck" Dunn
Donna Summer
Robin Gibb
Doc Watson
Kitty Wells
Marvin Hamlisch
Scott McKenzie
Hal David
Andy Williams
Dave Brubeck
Jenni Rivera
Ravi Shankar
Fontella Bass

Written by Linnea Crowther

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