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Celebrity Deaths in Music

  • Daryl Dragon, 76 (1942 - 2019)

    Daryl Dragon

    Daryl Dragon (1942 – 2019) was one half of the 1970s soft rock superstar duo Captain and Tennille. They had a number one hit song in 1975 with "Love Will Keep Us Together." The song won a Record of the Year Grammy. He died at the age of 76. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Pegi Young, 66 (1952 - 2019)

    Pegi Young

    Pegi Young (1952 – 2018) was the co-founder of the Bridge School with her former husband, singer Neil Young. The pair were married for 36 years before getting a divorce in 2014. She was the inspiration for some of his songs including "Harvest Moon." She died at the age of 66. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Ray Sawyer, 81 (1937 - 2018)

    Ray Sawyer

    Ray Sawyer (1937 – 2018) was a vocalist with 1970s hit-makers Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show. The band was known for their song "The Cover of Rolling Stone," which was written by Shel Silverstein. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Nancy Wilson, 81 (1937 - 2018)

    Nancy Wilson

    Nancy Wilson, the Grammy and Emmy Award-winning song stylist, died Thursday, Dec. 14 at her home in Pioneertown, Calif., after a long illness, according to multiple news sources. She was 81. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Pete Shelley, 63 (1955 - 2018)

    Pete Shelley

    Pete Shelley (1955 – 2018) was the lead singer of the highly influential punk band the Buzzcocks. He died from a heart attack at the age of 63 at his home in Estonia. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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