Jeff Golub - Died 1-1-2015 - Progressive supranuclear palsy
Donna Douglas - Died 1-1-2015 in Zachary, Louisiana, U.S. - Pancreatic cancer
Matthew Cogley- Died 1-1-2015
Little Jimmy Dickens (James Cecil Dickens) (aka Tater) - Died 1-2-2015 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. - Cardiac arrest
Ted O'Connell- Died 1-3-2015
Ray Gipson(Ramon Gipson) - Died 1-4-2015 in Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S. - Cancer
Lance Diamond (aka Love Doctor) - Died 1-4-2015
Pino Daniele - Died 1-5-2015 in Rome, Italy - Heart attack
Mick Stott- Died 1-6-2015 - Heart attack
Al Ferrier - King of Louisiana Rockabilly - Died 1-6-2015
Curtis Lee - Died 1-8-2015 in Yuma, Arizona, U.S. - Cancer
Andrae Crouch -Died 1-8-2015 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. - After a a heart attack
Popsy Dixon (Willie "Popsy" Dixon) - Died 1-9-2015 in Richmond, Virginia, U.S. - Bladder cancer
Tim Drummond (Timothy Lee Drummond) - Died 1-10-2015
Clifford Adams- Died 1-12-2015 - Liver cancer
A. J. Masters (Arthur John Masters) - Died 1-12-2015 near Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. - Prostate cancer
Dozy(Trevor Leonard Ward-Davies) - Died 1-13-2014 - Cancer
Ronnie Ronalde - Died 1-13-2015 in London, England
Kim Fowley- Died 1-15-2015 in West Hollywood, California, U.S. - Bladder cancer
Ervin Drake- Died 1-15-2015 in Great Neck, New York, U.S. - Complications of bladder cancer
Jochen Hulder- Died 1-15-2015 - Cancer
Paul Serrano- Died 1-15-2015 in Burbank, Ill., U.S
Michael Gehrke- Died 1-16-2015
Yao Beina (aka Bella Yao) - Died 1-16-2015 in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China - Breast cancer
CJ Buscaglia(aka Jesus Quisp) - Died 1-16-2015 in Buffalo, NY, U.S. - After being taken off life support after cardiac arrest
Origa (Ol'ga Vital'evna Yakovleva) - Died 1-17-2015 in Kochenevo, Novosibirsk oblast, Russia - Lung cancer
Ian Allen- Died 1-17-2015 in California, U.S. - Complications from heart valve surgery
Dallas Taylor - Died 1 18-2015 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
John Bilezikjian- Died 1-19-2015 - Kidney disease
Edgar Froese - Died 1-20-2015 in Vienna, Austria - Pulmonary embolism
Carlos Molnar- Died 1-20-2015 in Maracay, Venezuela - Stabbed by Canserbero
Canserbero (Tyrone Jose Gonzalez Oramas) (aka El Can) - Died 1-20-2015 in Maracay, Venezuela - Jumped from the tenth floor of a building
Rose Marie McCoy - Died 1-20-2015 in Urbana, Ill., U.S.
Kemal Monteno - Died 1-21-2015 in Zagreb, Croatia - Pneumonia and sepsis
Silvia Glauder(Su-Vaal Glauder) - Died 1-22-2015 in Vienna
Demis Roussos - Died 1-25-2015 in Athens, Greece
Neil Levang - Died 1-26-2015 in Canyon Country, California, U.S.
Stephen R. Johnson - Died 1-26-2015 - Cardiac complications
Pete Roberts(aka Little Joe)- Died 1-26-2015 - Pancreatic cancer
Margot Moir - Died 1-27-2015 - Complications from diabetes
Maurizio Arcieri - Died 1-29-2015 in Varese, Italy
Danny McCulloch - Died 1-29-2015 - Heart failure
Eddie Rendini(aka The Kydd) - Died 1-30-2015
Hector Carrion- Died 1-30-2015 in Mexico CIty, Mexico - Heart attack
Don Covay (Donald Randolph) - Died 1-31-2015
Spencer Golvach(Spencer Paul Golvach) - Died 1-31-2015 - Shot while waiting at a red light
Anita Darian (Anita Margaret Esgandarian) - Died 2-1-2015 in Oceanside, N.Y., U.S. - Complications after intestinal surgery
Andy Nourish(Andrew John Nourish) - Died 2-1-2015 - Cancer
Andriy Kuzmenko (aka Kuzma) - Died 2-2-2015 in Kryvyi Rih Raion, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine - Car accident
Richie Davis(Richard Davis)- Died 2-2-2015 in New York, NY, U.S.
Zane Musa - Died 2-2-2015
The Jacka (Dominic Newton)- Died 2-2-2015 - Shot
Herman Tuck(Herman Ashby Tuck, Jr.) - Died 2-2-2015 in Fayetteville
Mary Healy - Died 2-3-2015 in Calabasas, California, U.S.
William Thomas McKinley - Died 2-3-2015
Celina Gonzalez - Died 2-4-2015
Martin O'Connor- Died 2-7-2015 in North Lauderdale, Florida, U.S. - Hit and run while walking
Tommy Hedden - Died 2-10-2015 in Hamilton Township, NJ, U.S.
Edwin "Peck" Rowell- Died 2-11-2015 in Birmingham, AL, U.S. - From internal injuries after a car accident
Pat Taylor- Died 2-11-2015 - Cancer.
Sam Andrew (Sam Houston Andrew III) - Died 2-12-2015 - Complications from open heart surgery after a heart attack
Steve Strange (Steven John Harrington) - Died 2-12-2015 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt - Heart attack
Mosie Lister (Thomas Mosie Lister) - Died 2-12-2015 in Spring Hill, Tennessee, U.S.
Richie Pratt - Died 2-12-2015 in Leavenworth, Kansas, U.S.
Paul "Bomber" Jackson- Died 2-13-2015 - Stage manager for Judas Priest.
David Maxwell - Died 2-13-2015
Hulon Crayton (Dr. Hulon E. Crayton) - Died 2-14-2015
Ammouri Mbarek - Died 2-14-2015 in Casablanca
Sergio Blanco- Died 2-15-2015 in Tres Cantos, Community of Madrid
Robert PookapuKeliihoomalu Sr. (aka Uncle Robert) - Died 2-15-2015 in Kaimu, Hawaii, U.S.- Born 1939 in Kaimu, Hawaii
Lesley Gore- Died 2-16-2015 in New York, N.Y. U.S. - Lung cancer
Melvan Whittington- Died 2-16-2-15
Gavin Clark - Died 2-16-2015
Kenneth "Wally" Kelley- Died 2-17-2015 in U.S.
Mats Olausson - Died 2-18-2015 in Thailand
Willie C. Jackson- Died 2-18-2015
Bob Hewitt- Died 2-18-2015
Dave Cloud - Died 2-18-2015 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Famiza Zulkifli- Died 2018-2015 - Heart complications
Francisco "Paco" Carreno- Died 2-20-2015
Jack Robbins(Berlin Jackson Robbins Jr.) - Died 2-20-2015
Clark Terry - Died 2-21-2015
Richard Finnell- Died 2-21-2015 in Austin, Texas, U.S.
Comfort Annor- Died 2-22-2015 in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana - Kidney failure
Marlene Barrow-Tate- Died 2-23-2015
Bobby Emmons- Died 2-23-2015 in in Nashville, TN, U.S.
Stephanie Dotson - Died 2-23-2015 - Heart condition
Zayn Adams- Died 2-23-2015 in Cape Town, South Africa - After a heart attack
Robert Belfour (aka Wolfman) - Died 2-24-2015 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Chris Rainbow (Christopher James Harley) - Died 2-25-2015
Ariel Camacho (Jose Ariel Camacho Barraza) - Died 2-25-2015 in Angostura, Sinaloa, Mexico - Car accident
Giacomo Rondinella - Died 2-25-2015 in Fonte Nuova, Italy
Gerardo Reyes - Died 2-25-2015 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico - Liver cancer
Sam Linde(Leonard J. Linde Jr.) - Died 2-25-2015
Sadiq Fakeer - Died 2-26-2015 in Saudi Arabia - Car accident
Spider Wilson (James Edward Wilson) - Died 2-26-2015 - Complications of cancer
Saba Mbixane- Died 2-26-2015 in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa - Injuries from a motorbike accident
Leonard Nimoy (Leonard Simon Nimoy) - Died 2-27-2015 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, U.S. - Complications of COPD
Tod Dockstader - Died 2-27-2015 in Arlington, Massachusetts, U.S.
Charmayne Maxwell (aka Maxee) - Died 2-27-2015 in Los Angeles, CA, U.S. - Complications from a fall
Orrin Keepnews - Died 3-1-2015 in El Cerrito, California, U.S.
Ryan Stanek- Died 3-1-2015 in Wisconsin, U.S.
Brian Carman(Brian Craig Carman) - Died 3-1-2015 in Santa Ana, Calif., U.S. - Complications of Crohn’s disease
Frank Orsini- Died 3-3-2015 - Cancer
Ted Reinhardt - Died 3-4-2015 in Norfolk, VA, U.S. - Small plane crash
Jim McCann (James McCann) - Died 3-5-2015
Vlada Divljan - Died 3-5-2015 in Vienna, Austria - Illness
Gene Lynn(Leon Campbell) - Died 3-7-2015
Lew Soloff - Died 3-8-2015 in New York, NY, U.S. - Heart attack
Nkululeko Habedi(aka Flabba) - Died 3-9-2015 in Alexandra, Johannesburg. - Stabbed
Jerry Brightman - Died 3-9-2015 in Ohio, U.S.
Scott Gildersleeve - Died 3-?-2015 in Kittery ( Punk )
Jimmy Greenspoon (aka Maestro) - Died 3-11-2015 in Montgomery County, Maryland, U.S.
Erol Buyukburc - Died 3-12-2015 in Etiler, Istanbul, Turkey - Natural causes
Daevid Allen (Christopher David Allen) - Died 3-13-2015 - Cancer
Mike Porcaro (Michael Joseph Porcaro) - Died 3-15-2015 in Los Angeles, CA, U.S. - Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Bruce Crump - Died 3-16-2015
Samuel Charters - Died 3-18-2015 in Arsta, Sweden - Myelodysplastic syndrome
Michael Brown(Michael David Lookofsky) - Died 3-19-2015
A. J. Pero (Anthony Jude Pero) - Died 3-20-2015
Jackie Trent - Died 3-21-2015 in Minorca, Spain - Illness
Gabo Maumus(Gabriela Lujan Maumus) - Died 3-24-2015 in France - Plane crash
John Renbourn - Died 3-26-2015 in Hawick, Scotland - Possible heart attack
Billy O'Connor- Died 3-29-2015 - Complications of a stroke
Preston Ritter (Preston James Ritter) - Died 3-30-2015
Jeremy Brown- Died 3-30-2015
Cynthia Lennon - Died 4-1-2015 in Mallorca, Spain - Cancer –
Dave Ball (David J. Ball) - Died 4-1-2015
Bob Burns- Died 4-3-2015 in Cartersville, Georgia, U.S.
Nedward Kaapana- Died 4-3-2015 in Honolulu, Hawaii
Emilio Nevarez- Died 4-5-2015 in Oakland, CA, U.S. - Shot
Al Bunetta- Died 4-5-2015 - Cancer
Jarvis L. Smith- The B3 Prophet - Died 4-6-2015
Heiko Schrepel- Died 4-6-2015
Daiton Somanje- Died 4-7-2015 in Parirenyatwa, Zimbabwe - Menengitis -
Tut Taylor Died 4-9-2015 in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Anne Tkach- Died 4-9-2015 - House fire
Larry Deane- Died 4-12-2015
Percy Sledge - Died 4-14-2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. - Liver cancer
Billy Ray Hearn - Died 4-15-2015
Margo Reed- Died 4-15-2015
Johnny Kemp - Died 4-16-2015 in Montego Bay, Jamaica - Drowned
Gary Ignacio- Died 4-17-2015 - Multiple organ failure
Eric Doney (Eric Allen Doney) - Died 4-17-2015
Wally Lester- Died 4-21-2015 in Southport, North Carolina, U.S.
Pete Phillips- Died 4-23-2015 in Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
Sid Tepper - Died 4-24-2015 - Born 6-25-1918 in Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.
Guy LeBlanc - Died 4-27-2015
Jack Ely - Died 4-27-2015 in Terrebonne, Oregon, U.S.
Craig Gruber - Died 5-5-2015 - Cancer
Errol Brown (Lester Errol Brown) - Died 5-6-2015 in The Bahamas
B.B. King - Died 5-14-2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Mac Poole - Died 5-21-2015 - Throat cancer
Twinkle (Lynn Annette Ripley) - Died 5-21-2015 in The Isle of Wight, England - Cancer
Louis Johnson (Louis E. Johnson) (aka Thunder Thumbs) - Died 5-21-2015
Darius Minwalla(aka Take One) - Died 5-21-2015 in Vancouver, Canada
Liv Marit Wedvik - Died 5-23-2015 in Risor, Aust-Agder, Norway - Drowned
Marcus Belgrave - Died 5-24-2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S. - Heart failure
Art Thieme (Arthur Thieme) - Died 5-26-2015
Christer Jansson- Died 5-27-2015 - Cancer
Dennis Sheehan- Died 5-27-2015 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, U.S. - Heart attack
Johnny Keating (John Keating) - Died 5-28-2015 in London, England
Ronnie Gilbert (Ruth Alice Gilbert) - Died 6-6-2015 in Mill Valley, California, U.S. - Natural causes
Christopher Lee (Christopher Frank Carandini Lee) - Died 6-7-2015 in Chelsea, Westminster, London, England
Gunther Schuller - Died 6-21-2015 ( Jazz )
James Horner (James Roy Horner) - Died 6-22-2015 in Los Padres National Forest, California, U.S. - The plane he was piloting crashed
The Lau (Matheus J. Lau) - Died 6-23-2015 in Amsterdam, Netherlands - Lung cancer
Marujita Díaz (María del Dulce Nombre Díaz Ruiz) - Died 6-23-2015 in Madrid, Spain - Cancer –
Cristiano Araujo (Cristiano Melo Araujo) - Died 6-24-2015 in Goiania, Goias, Brazil - Car accident
Chris Squire (Christopher Russell Edward Squire) (aka Fish) - Died 6-27-2015 in Phoenix Arizona, U.S. - Acute erythroid
Bruce Rowlands - Died 6-29-2015 - Cancer
Red Lane (Hollis Rudolph DeLaughter) - Died 7-1-2015 - Cancer
Roy C. Bennett- Died 7-2-2015 in Queens, New York, U.S.
Camille Bob - Died 7-6-2015 in Opelousas, Louisiana, U.S.
Govind Marodia- Died 7-8-2015 - After a car accident
Ernie Maresca (Ernest Peter Maresca) - Died 7-8-2015 in Florida, U.S. - Illness
Hussein Fatal(Bruce Washington Jr.) - Died 7-11-2015 - Car accident
Buddy Buie (Perry Carlton Buie) - Died 7-18-2015 in Dothan, Alabama, U.S. - Heart attack
Dave Black- Died 7-18-2015 in Cullercoats - Hit by a train
Van Alexander (Alexander Van Vliet Feldman) - Died 7-19-2015 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. - Heart failure
Dieter Moebius - Died 7-20-2015
Theodore Bikel (Theodore Meir Bikel) - Died 7-20-2015 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Wayne Carson ( Wayne Carson Head)- Died 7-20-2015
Mitch Aliotta (Mitchell A. Aliotta) - Died 7-21-2015
Arthur G. Wright - Died 7-?-2015
Eddie Hardin - Died 7-22-2015 - Heart attack
Doug Rowe- Died 7-23-2015
Rickey Grundy (Ricky R. Grundy) - Died 7-27-2015 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. - Illness
Buddy Emmons (Buddie Gene Emmons) (aka Big E) - Died 7-29-2015
Lynn Anderson (Lynn Rene Anderson) - Died 7-30-2015 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. - Heart attack
Cilla Black (Priscilla Maria Veronica White) (aka Swinging Cilla) - Died 8-1-2015 in Estepona, Costa del Sol, Spain - Stroke
Billy Sherrill- Died 8-4-2015 in Nashville, TN, U.S. - Illness
Giancarlo Golzi - Died 8-12-2015 - Heart attack
Danny Sembello - Died 8-15-2015 - Drowned in the Schuylkill River near Philadelphia, PA, U.S.
Doudou N'Diaye Rose (Mamadou Ndiaye) - Died 8-19-2015 in Dakar, Senegal
Daniel Rabinovich (Daniel Abraham Rabinovich Aratuz) - Died 8-21-2015 - Cardiac problems
Judy Carne (Joyce Audrey Botterill) - Died 9-3-2015 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England - Pneumonia
Dennis Greene (Frederick "Dennis" Greene) (aka Denny) - Died 9-5-2015 in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. - Esophageal cancer
Bryn Merrick - Died 9-12-2015 in Cardiff, Wales, UK – Cancer
Gary Richrath - Died 9-13-2015
Ray Warleigh (Raymond Kenneth Warleigh) - Died 9-21-2015 - Cancer
Ben Cauley - Died 9-21-2015 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Jamie Prefontaine(aka Brooklyn) - Died 9-22-2015
Wilton Felder (Wilton Lewis Felder) - Died 9-27-2015 in Whittier, CA, U.S.
Frankie Ford - The New Orleans Dynamo - Died 9-28-2015
Simon Cowe - Died 9-30-2015 in Toronto, Canada - Illness
Billy Joe Royal - Died 10-6-2015 in Morehead City, North Carolina, U.S.
Jim Diamond (James Aaron Diamond) - Died 10-8-2015 in London, England
Steve Mackay - Died 10-10-2015 in Daly City, California, U,S. - Sepsis
Smokin' Joe Kubek - Died 10-11-2015
Cory Wells (Emil Lewandowski) - Died 10-20-2015
Raul Rekow- Died 11-3-2015 - Cancer
Lothar Meid - Died 11-3-2015 in Hamburg, Germany
Eddie Hoh (Edward Hoh) (aka Fast Eddie) - Died 11-7-2015 in Westmont, Illinois, U.S.
Andy White- Died 11-9-2015 in Caldwell, New Jersey, U.S. - Stroke
Martin Beard- Died 11-10-2015
Allen Toussaint (aka Allen Orange) Died 11-10-2015 in Madrid, Spain
Phil Taylor (aka Philthy Animal) - Died 11-11-2015 - Liver failure
P. F. Sloan (aka Flip) (Philip Gary Schlein) - Died 11-15-2015 Los Angeles, California, U.S. - Pancreatic cancer
Dave Trupp(David A. Trupp) - Died 11-17-2015 - Pulmonary embolism
Cynthia Robinson - Died 11-23-2015 in Carmichael, California, U.S. - Cancer
Wayne Bickerton (Arthur Ronald Bickerton) - Died 11-29-2015
Kelvin Knight - Died 12-2-2015 - Liver and kidney failure
Scott Weiland (Scott Richard Weiland) (Born Scott Richard Kline) - Died 12-3-2015 in Bloomington, Minnesota, U.S. - Cardiac arrest
John Garner - Died 12-5-2015 - Liver failure
Gary Marker (aka Magic Marker) - Died 12-8-2015 - Stroke
Bonnie Lou (Born Mary Joan Kath) (The Yodeling Sweetheart) - Died 12-8-2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Rusty Jones (Isham Russell Jones II) - Died 12-9-2015 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Rainer Bloss - Died 12-10-2015
Adam Roth- Died 12-16-2015 - Bile duct cancer
Gareth Mortimer- Died 12-17-2015 in Rhondda, Wales, UK - Cancer
Mick Lynch - Died 12-17-2015
Selma Reis - Died 12-19-2015 - Brain cancer
Carson Van Osten - Died 12-22-2015 in Thousand Oaks, CA, U.S.
Zemya Hamilton (Zemya Sylveta Larsson Auna) - Died 12-24-2015 - Multiple sclerosis
William Guest (William Franklin Guest) - Died 12-24-2015 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. - Congestive heart failure
Ove Johansson (Karl Ove Gunnar) - Died 12-24-2015
Takeharu Kunimoto - Died 12-24-2015
Tore Andersen (Tore Sonnik Branaes Andersen)- Died 12-25-2015 - Illness
Geraldo Roca - Died 12-25-2015 in Campo Grande, Chacara Cachoeira, Sul-mato-grossense - Shot
Manuel Agujetas (Manuel de los Santos Pastor) (aka El Agujetas and El Agujeta) - Died 12-25-2015
Elvin Ordubadli (Elvin Ramazan oglu Quliyev) - Died 12-25-2015 in Ordubad, Nakhitsjevan, Baku - Jumped from a building
Stevie Wright (Stephen Carlton Wright) (aka Little Stevie) - Died 12-27-2015
Andy M. Stewart - Illness - Died 12-27-2015
Lemmy (Ian Fraser Kilmister) (Born Ian Fraser Willis) - Died 12-28-2015 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. - Cancer
John Bradbury (aka Brad) - Died 12-28-2015
Ron Ford(aka The Prophet) - Died 12-28-2015
Rusty Paul(Russ Les Paul Jr.) - Died 12-31-2015 in New Jersey, U.S. - Complications related to diabetes