2012 In Memoriam: Musicians We Lost

The music world said goodbye to Adam Yauch, Whitney Houston, Etta James and many others this year
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Don Cornelius

Don Cornelius, the television host and creator of Soul Train, helped bring countless black American musicians into the pop mainstream starting in the 1970s. On February 1st, Cornelius was found dead at his home in Los Angeles from a gunshot wound to the head; it appeared to have been self-inflicted.

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