CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago blues piano player Piano C. Red, who performed with Muddy Waters, B.B King, Fats Domino and Buddy Guy before being paralyzed in 2006, has died.
Red's son, James Britton, confirmed Tuesday that his 79-year-old father died Monday. He says his father's health had been deteriorating since the shooting that paralyzed him. Red was shot during a robbery.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Musician Ben Tucker performed with stars from Quincy Jones to Peggy Lee before he settled in the 1970s in Savannah, where the jazz bassist became one of the city's best-known working musicians.
He was killed in a car crash Tuesday at age 82.
Tucker was driving a golf cart across a road on Hutchinson Island when a car slammed into him at high speed, said ...
David ''Deacon'' Jones, the original sackmaster, has died.
The Hall of Fame defensive end credited with terming the word sack for how he knocked down quarterbacks, was 74. The Washington Redskins said that Jones died of natural causes at his home in Southern California on Monday night.
''Deacon Jones was one of the greatest players in NFL history. Off the ...
Jean Stapleton, the versatile actress who will forever be remembered for her long-running role as the dim-witted but deep-hearted Edith Bunker on the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom All in the Family, died Friday at her home in New York City, her family confirms.
Andrew M. Greeley, the Roman Catholic priest and writer whose outpouring of sociological research, contemporary theology, sexually frank novels and newspaper columns challenged reigning assumptions about American Catholicism, was found dead on Thursday morning at his home in Chicago. He was 85.
His niece Laura Durkin confirmed the death, saying he had died overnight in his sleep. She said ...
The Dells lead singer Marvin Junior has died at age 77.
The star, best known for the group's hit song "Oh, What a Night," passed away at his home in Harvey, Ill., on Wednesday after suffering kidney failure. The news was confirmed by his son, Marvin Junior Jr.
Junior was among a group of high school friends who formed the doo-wop band in 1952 under the name the El-Rays ...