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Michael Dunford of Renaissance Dies

Renaissance, the much-beloved British band that combined rock, progressive and folk, lost one of its longest-serving members on Tuesday (Nov. 20). Guitarist Michael Dunford passed away after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage while dining at his house in Surrey, England. His age was not disclosed.

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Red Wings Announcer Budd Lynch Dies At 95

Sad news out of Hockeytown today. Red Wings announcer and PA announcer Budd Lynch has passed away at 95. Lynch was one of the lone ties to the Winged Wheel glory days of the 50's to the Cup winning teams of the 90's and 2000's. His distinctive voice had been gracing Joe Louis Arena since 1982.

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Kathi McDonald, Former Rolling Stones and Joe Cocker Vocalist, Dead at 64

Well-respected blues and rock singer Kathi McDonald, who sang on classic albums by the Rolling Stones, Joe Cocker and many others, has died at the age of 64. According to Toronto Blues Diary, McDonald slipped into a coma on Tuesday and never woke up again. No cause of death has been revealed.

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BREAKING NEWS: Horshack Dead!

Breaking news from TMZ: Actor Ron Palillo, best know for playing Arnold Horshack on the 70's sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, has died of a heart attack at age 63. Palillo, was found by his partner about 4am this morning at his West Palm Beach home. He was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after.

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NOT BREAKING NEWS-Lita Ford Dies In Jet Ski Accident!

Still learning more on this, but it appears 80's rocker Lita Ford has died in a Jet Ski accident in the Turks and Caicos Islands. It happened about 8:45 this morning. She was the only person on the watercraft. This story is crap! It's from a fake website. WTH? Read on...

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R.I.P. Andy Griffith. Dead at 86.

Andy Griffith, the southern folksy actor who played two iconic tv characters in a 50 plus year entertainment career passed away this morning at age 86. He died at his North Carolina home this morning, according to TMZ. Griffith played Sheriff Andy Taylor on the Andy Griffith Show from 1960 to 1968, and was Ben Matlock on Matlock from 1985 to 1996.

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Former Kentwood Mayor Dies Days After Leaving Office.

Sad news over the weekend from Kentwood. Former Mayor Richard Root passed away on Friday night after a long battle with melanoma. Root was diagnosed over three years ago, and just had stepped down as Mayor this past week. The new mayor of Kentwood, Richard Clanton, was sworn into office Tuesday.

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RIP Robin Gibb, Cultural Icon. [VIDEO]

Yes the Bee Gees were one of the biggest musical acts in the 20th Century. You don't sell 200 million albums and NOT be considered one of the biggest. But Barry and Robin Gibb are iconic. I say that, because both have been imitated on Saturday Night Live. For Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake to mimic the disco stars on the iconic latenight TV show, that's something if you ask me. Have YOU been made fun of on SNL? I haven't either.

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Bee Gees Robin Gibb Dead At 62.

They always say celeb's die in 3's. First this week it was Donna Summer. Word has come in that Peter Jones, drummer from Crowded House has passed. Now, after a long illness, Robin Gibb from the Bee Gees has died at 62. He had been suffering from cancer for the past couple of years. A month ago Gibb was close to death in a coma, but came out of it and was looking to make a recovery.

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Awesome 80′s Artist Crowded House Drummer Peter Jones Dead at 45

Drummer Peter Jones, best known for his 1990s stint in the band Crowded House, has passed away following a year-long battle with brain cancer. He was 45 years old.

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WFGR Artist Donna Summer Dead-TMZ

Sad news to pass along, according to TMZ, Donna Summer has passed away at 63. She had been suffering from breast cancer for the past year or so, but hadn't let on the extent of her illness. The "Queen of Disco" was in Florida at the time of her death working on a new cd. RIP Donna!

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