Musician Deaths In 2018

Today : April 22, 2018 (UTC+1)

Singers and musicians who died in 2018

2017 Died in January 2018  

 
Ray Thomas was
76 years 6 days old when he died on 4 January 2018
Ray would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 29 December 1941
Flute player with The Moody Blues, notably on Nights In White Satin
 
'Fast' Eddie Clarke was
67 years 3 months 5 days old when he died on 10 January 2018
'Fast' Eddie would be 67 if still alive. He was born on 5 October 1950
Guitarist with Motorhead / Fastway
 
Dolores O'Riordan was
46 years 4 months 9 days old when she died on 15 January 2018
Dolores would be 46 if still alive. She was born on 6 September 1971
Lead singer with The Cranberries
 
Dave Holland was
69 years 9 months 11 days old when he died on 16 January 2018
Dave would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 5 April 1948
Drummer with Trapeze / Judas Priest
 
Jim Rodford was
76 years 6 months 13 days old when he died on 20 January 2018
Jim would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 7 July 1941
Bass player with Argent / The Kinks / The Zombies
 
Hugh Masakela was
78 years 9 months 19 days old when he died on 23 January 2018
Hugh would be 79 if still alive. He was born on 4 April 1939
Trumpet player, composer and singer (jazz)
 
Mark E Smith was
60 years 10 months 19 days old when he died on 24 January 2018
Mark would be 61 if still alive. He was born on 5 March 1957
Lead singer with The Fall
 
Buzz Clifford was
76 years 3 months 18 days old when he died on 26 January 2018
Buzz would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 8 October 1941
Singer and songwriter (pop)

2017 Died in February 2018  

 
Dennis Edwards was
74 years 11 months 26 days old when he died on 1 February 2018
Dennis would be 75 if still alive. He was born on 3 February 1943
Singer with vocal group The Temptations
 
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler was
65 years 7 months 2 days old when he died on 3 February 2018
Leon would be 65 if still alive. He was born on 1 July 1952
Drummer (pop / funk / jazz), played on Michael Jackson's song Bille Jean
 
Pat Torpey was
64 years 1 month 25 days old when he died on 7 February 2018
Pat would be 64 if still alive. He was born on 13 December 1953
Drummer with Mr Big
 
Mickey Jones was
76 years 7 months 28 days old when he died on 7 February 2018
Mickey would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 10 June 1941
Actor, and drummer with The First Edition
 
John Perry Barlow was
70 years 4 months 4 days old when he died on 7 February 2018
John would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 3 October 1947
Lyricist for The Grateful Dead
 
Craig MacGregor was
68 years 4 months 27 days old when he died on 9 February 2018
Craig would be 68 if still alive. He was born on 13 September 1949
Bass player with Foghat
 
Vic Damone was
89 years 7 months 30 days old when he died on 11 February 2018
Vic would be 89 if still alive. He was born on 12 June 1928
Singer (big band), actor and entertainer
 
Barbara Alston was
74 years 1 month 18 days old when she died on 16 February 2018
Barbara would be 74 if still alive. She was born on 29 December 1943
Singer with vocal group The Crystals
 
Eddy Amoo was
74 years 9 months 18 days old when he died on 23 February 2018
Eddy would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 5 May 1943
Singer with The Real Thing

2017 Died in March 2018  

 
Jeff St John was
71 years 10 months 12 days old when he died on 6 March 2018
Jeff would be 72 today if still alive. He was born on 22 April 1946
Singer (pop / rock)
 
Nokie Edwards was
82 years 10 months 3 days old when he died on 12 March 2018
Nokie would be 82 if still alive. He was born on 9 May 1935
Guitarist with instrumental group The Ventures
 
Mike Harrison was
72 years 6 months 22 days old when he died on 25 March 2018
Mike would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 3 September 1945
Lead singer with Spooky Tooth

2017 Died in April 2018  

 
Yvonne Staples was
80 years 5 months 18 days old when she died on 10 April 2018
Yvonne would be 80 if still alive. She was born on 23 October 1937
Singer with vocal group The Staple Singers