Geoff Emerick, beloved Beatles engineer, dead at 72

Geoff Emerick, the audio engineer who worked on several Beatles classics including “Sgt. Pepper’s” and “Abbey Road,” died Tuesday. Emerick’s agent, David Maida, confirmed the engineer’s death to Rolling Stone, adding that the cause of death was a heart attack. He was 72. Emerick’s manager, William Zabaleta, posted a video, in which he said he was on the phone with […]

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James Brown’s daughter Venisha Brown dead at 53

Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of the late “Godfather of Soul” James Brown and the late Yvonne Fair died Wednesday. She was 53. Brown passed away at Augusta University Health Medical Center in Georgia due to complications from pneumonia, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. “The family thanks everyone for their prayers and telephone calls,” a statement read. “At this time […]

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Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan died by drowning

Dolores O’Riordan, the 46-year-old lead singer of Irish rock group The Cranberries, died accidentally from drowning in a London hotel bathtub due to alcohol intoxication, according to an inquest. The Westminster Coroner’s Court heard Thursday — on what would have been O’Riordan’s 47th birthday – that she had been drinking heavily before she was found dead Jan. 15 at the […]

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Trump remembers Aretha Franklin as someone who ‘worked for me’

President Trump described Aretha Franklin as someone who “worked for me” while paying tribute to the legendary singer following her death Thursday. “I want to begin today by expressing my condolences to the family of a person I knew well. She worked for me on numerous occasions. She was terrific — Aretha Franklin — on her passing,” Trump said during […]

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Princess Diana’s Last Hours Were Spent Here, and Thousands Still Visit to Pay Tribute to Her

Two decades on from her death, the memory of Diana, Princess of Wales still lingers. This Summer, thousands of people will leave tributes to her at the Pont de l’Alma in Paris, near the spot where the princess was badly injured in a car crash leading to her passing just hours later. Flowers and photos lie ’round the famous torch, […]

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