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Singers, Songwriters, and Musicians Gone in 2016

maxxseoulMaxxseoul on 01/01/2017

SingersSongwritersandMusiciansGonein2016 Photo "I met a girl who sang the blues, and I asked her for some happy news, but she just smiled and turned away." Don McClean - American Pie.

February 23rd, 1959 when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson were killed in a plane crash has been called "The Day the Music Died". 2016 may one day be known as the year the music died.

In an eleven-month span in 1970-1971 we lost Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and Louis Armstrong. That period was another somber time in music history.

This quiz is a tribute to those voices in music that were silenced in 2016. Although they are gone, their music lives on. This quiz pays homage to them all.
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Difficulty:  Very Easy
Taken: 110 times

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Comments (6)
Jacobanna9901  (Level: 99.9)
Thu, 5th Jan '17 7:33 PM

Great quiz!

Kingjayii  (Level: 208.4)
Thu, 5th Jan '17 5:13 PM

There are so many we lost this year. Greg Lake and Keith Emerson were my favs.

Ladyvol  (Level: 212.1)
Sun, 1st Jan '17 9:34 PM

great and awesome quiz!

Mtngamecock  (Level: 40.7)
Sun, 1st Jan '17 1:20 PM

A lot of talent lost in 2016.

9ischasin  (Level: 145.5)
Sun, 1st Jan '17 1:16 PM

Thanks, Carl and by the way... Happy New Year

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