K-EARTH 101’s Jim Carson remembers Bobbie Smith, the original lead singer of The Spinners.
Bobby Rogers, a founding member of Motown group The Miracles and a songwriting collaborator with Smokey Robinson, died Sunday at his suburban Detroit home. He was 73.
Reg Presley, lead singer of the Troggs on hit songs including the garage-rock classic “Wild Thing,” has died. He was 71.
Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, frontman for the funk band the Ohio Players, has died in southwest Ohio at the age of 69. The Ohio Players topped music charts in the 1970s with hits such as “Love Rollercoaster,” ”Fire,” ”Skin Tight” and “Funky Worm.”
Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column that was followed by millions of newspaper readers throughout the world, has died. She was 94.
Conrad Bain, star of television’s “Diff’rent Strokes,” has died at the age of 89.
Get details of the sunset memorial in honor of Huell Howser this Tuesday.
Listeners called in all morning long to share their fond memories of ‘California’s Gold’ host, Huell Howser, in honor of his legacy.
Singer Patti Page, known for her biggest hits “Tennessee Waltz” and “(How Much Is That) Doggie In The Window,” passed away on New Year’s Day at the age of 85.
The sitar virtuoso played with the Beatles, became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over a nearly century-long career.