Soul legend Etta James has died at the age of 73 after suffering from leukaemia and dementia for the last few years.
Johnny “Godfather of Rhythm and Blues” Otis has died at age 90 at his home in Altadena, CA.
New York born funk legend Jimmy Castor has died at the age of 64 in Nevada.
Barbara Orbison, the widow of Roy Orbison, has died 23 years to the day she lost her husband. She was 60.