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The Gallery below shows some of the greatest artists,songwriters and producers we have ever seen.
Who sadly are no longer with us, but we have thier music forever Thank you for the music guys

Andy Gibb 5 March 1958 10 March 1988 was a British/Australian singer, songwriter, performer and teen idol. He was the younger brother of the group Bee Gees Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb.
Gibb came to international prominence in the late 1970s with six singles that reached the Top 10 in the United States starting with I Just Want to Be Your Everything (1977) as well as three other top 20 singles. Gibb's success was brief, as he battled drug addiction and depression and died just five days after turning 30.

Alexander James Alex Harvey 5 February 1935 4 February 1982 was a Scottish blues/rock musician. Although Harvey's career spanned almost three decades he is best remembered as the frontman of The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, with whom he built a reputation as an exciting live performer during the era of glam rock in the 1970s.

Andy Gibb

Alex Harvey

Brook Benton, born Benjamin Franklin Peay, September 19 1931 April 9 1988 was an American singer and songwriter who was popular with rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and pop music audiences during the late 1950s and early 1960s, when he scored hits such as It's Just a Matter of Time and Endlessly, many of which he co wrote.
He made a comeback in 1970 with the ballad Rainy Night in Georgia. Benton scored over 50 Billboard chart hits as an artist, and also wrote hits for other performers.

Brian Connolly was born in 1945 in Govanhill, Glasgow. In a radio interview, Connolly reported that singing was a large part of growing up since there was no television, and that he was regularly called upon to sing for family and friends. Connolly has credited the Everly Brothers as being his earliest musical influence. On the eve of releasing their debut single, Slow Motion, in July 1968, the band shortened their name to The Sweet. Their first hit single Funny Funny. After this, Connolly was propelled into the limelight, with the other members of the Sweet. A flood of very successful singles would follow and both The Sweet and Connolly became instantly recognisable around the world with Brian enjoying a large fan base.

Brook Benton

Brian Connoly

Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, 6 February 1945 11 May 1981 was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group The Wailers, he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later resonate with audiences worldwide. The Wailers would go on to release some of the earliest reggae records with producer Lee Scratch Perry.

Curtis Lee Mayfield June 3 1942 December 26 1999 was an American singer songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, and one of the most influential musicians behind soul and politically conscious African American music. He first achieved success and recognition with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the late 1950s and 1960s, and later worked as a solo artist.

Bob Marley

Curtis Mayfield

Colin Trevor "Cozy" Powell 29 December 1947 5 April 1998 was an English rock drummer, who made his name with many major rock bands and artists like The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Robert Plant, Brian May, Whitesnake, Emerson, Lake, and Powell, and Black Sabbath. Powell had appeared on at least 66 albums, with contributions on many other recordings. Many rock drummers have cited him as a major influence.

Carl Dean Wilson December 21 1946 February 6 1998 was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co founded the Beach Boys. He is best remembered as their lead guitarist and as the youngest brother of bandmates Brian and Dennis Wilson.Influenced by the guitar playing of Chuck Berry and the Ventures,Carl's initial role in the group was that of lead guitarist and backing vocals, but he performed lead vocals on several of their hits, including God Only Knows in 1966 and Good Vibrations in (1967).

Cozy Powell

Carl Wilson

Davis Eli "David" Ruffin January 18 1941 June 1 1991 was an American soul singer and musician most famous for his work as one of the lead singers of The Temptations (1964 68) during the groups Classic Five period as it was later known. He was the lead voice on such famous songs as My Girl and Aint Too Proud to Beg.
Known for his unique raspy and anguished baritone vocals, Ruffin was ranked as one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine in 2008. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 for his work with The Temptations. Fellow Motown recording artist Marvin Gaye once said admiringly of Ruffin that, I heard in his voice a strength my own voice lacked.

Del Shannon born Charles Weedon Westover December 30 1934 February 8 1990. Was an American rock and roll and country musician, and singer songwriter who is best known for his 1961 No. 1 Billboard hit Runaway. He was drafted into the Army in 1954, and while in Germany played guitar in a band called The Cool Flames. When his service ended, he returned to Battle Creek, Michigan, and worked as a carpet salesman and as a truck driver in a furniture factory.

David Ruffin

Del Shannon