Category: Notable Deaths

‘Lean on Me’ Crooner, Bill Withers passes at 81

Bill Withers, a onetime Navy aircraft mechanic who, after teaching himself to play the guitar, wrote some of the most memorable and often-covered songs of the 1970s, including “Lean on Me,” “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Use Me,” died on Monday…
Legendary High Life Singer Victor Olaiya Is Dead

Legendary highlife singer Victor Olaiya has died at the age of 89 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). His death was confirmed to our Reporters by Michael Odiong of Premiere Music, the record label that holds his music repertoire.…