Country Music Hall of Fame member penned hits for Kenny Rogers and Ricky Skaggs in addition to his own successful recording career
Sun Records showman shared stages with Elvis Presley and cut an unreleased Springsteen song for a Nineties LP
From Merle Haggard's music to his 'Steel Magnolias' co-star Dolly Parton, the late Sam Shepard was a friend to country music
Known to many as the "Cajun Hank Williams," the Grammy-nominated performer authored classic "The Back Door"
Wilson wrote hits for George Jones, Tammy Wynette, Charlie Rich and produced LPs by Shania Twain and Kenny Chesney
Trent Reznor called Youssef last month onstage at a show
Tributes and memories from Flea, the Who, Salman Rushdie and more
New York legend, who helped shape nearly fifty years of rock music, underwent a liver transplant in May
Musician later joined a recent incarnation of the Yardbirds
'Seriously getting the band back together in heaven now,' reads a post on Nelson's Facebook
Genre-bridging musician and producer was known for work with Frank Zappa, Miles Davis
Low-profile musician wrote "Cocaine," "After Midnight," and "Call Me the Breeze"
Member of Uriah Heep, Wishbone Ash, had pancreatic cancer
Doors keyboardist battled bile duct cancer
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer played on Seventies funk classics