Sunday, January 1, 2023


While best and worst of everything lists are compiled by others as another year draws to a close, The Free Choice E-zine continues it annual tradition of pausing to briefly look back and remember those that are sadly no longer with us.

Unfortunately we cannot post the whole list; but amongst the innocents who died needlessly at the hands of others; our family, friends, and loved ones; as well as those within law enforcement, medical/emergency services, and the military personnel who lost their lives helping and/or protecting others during 2022, we have also lost...

John Aniston (Days of Our Lives, much more television)
Kirk Baily (Salute Your Shorts, much more)
Jamie Bartlett (Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, Red Dust, more)
Stewart Bevan (Brannigan, Emmerdale, more)
Taurean Blaque (Hill Street Blues, much more TV and stage work)
Peter Bowles (Rumpole of the Bailey, To The Manor Born, more)
Duggie Brown (Coronation Street, numerous appearances elsewhere)
James Caan (numerous credits over a long career)
Michael Callan (original West Side Story, Cat Ballou and much more over a decades long career)
Robert Clary (Hogan’s Heroes, A New Kind of Love, various soap operas, more)
Actor/Comedian Robbie Coltrane (Harry Potter and James Bond franchises, more)
Kevin Conroy (the voice of Batman for decades, Chain of Desire, much more)
Tim Considine (My Three Sons, the original Mickey Mouse Club, Patton, more)
Bernard Cribbins (Doctor Who and much more over a seven decades long career)
Emilio Delgado (long time resident of Sesame Street, lot of other TV work)
Actor (The Leave It To Beaver franchise, more) director (Babylon 5, others) artist Tony Dow.
Ned Eisenberg (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, more)
Bob Elkins (numerous TV and theatrical movies)
Martial Arts Expert turned actor Jason David Frank (the Power Rangers franchise)
Henri Garcin (Mata Hari, 2006 The Pink Panther, more)
Vincent Gil (Mad Max 1, numerous other TV and movie work)
Jack Ging (many roles over a decades long career)
Milton Goncalves (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Moon Over Parador, more)
Stephen Greif (The Crown, Blake’s 7, much more)
Clu Gulager (many roles over a long career)
Rio Hackford (The Mandalorian, American Crime Story, more)
Philip Baker Hall (Seinfeld, Modern Family, Rush Hour 1, a lot of other TV and movie work)
Actor/TV executive Dwayne Hickman (Dobie Gillis, How To Stuff A Wild Bikini, more)
Paul Herman (The Sopranos, Crazy Heart, more)
Howard Hessman (WKRP In Cincinnati, Head of the Class, This Is Spinal Tap, more)
Bo Hopkins (American Graffiti, Midnight Express, much more)
William Hurt (Body Heat, Altered States, much more)
Gregory Itzin (24, lots of other TV and movie work over a long career)
Actor /director L. Q. Jones (a long career mostly in TV and movie westerns)
Actor/comedian Leslie Jordan (social media, Will and Grace, Call Me Kat, more)
Voice actor Billy Kametz (Pokemon, Neon Genesis, much more)
Mickey Kuhn (Gone With The Wind, Broken Arrow, more)
Actor/producer/director Norman Lloyd (St. Elsewhere and much more over a decades long career)
Hardy Kruger (Hatari!, A Bridge Too Far, more)
Writer/author/actor Henry Lincoln (numerous credits over a long career)
Ray Liotta (Field of Dreams, Good Fellas, much more)
Robert LuPone (The Sopranos, A Chorus Line, much more)
Bruce MacVittie (Barney Miller, The Sopranos, Law and Order, much more)
Dieter Mann (I Was 19, Downfall, more)
Stuart Margolin (The Rockford Files, much more TV work from the 1960s to the 2020s)
Ron Masak (a decades long career of numerous works)
Singer/actor Bob McGrath (Sing Along With Mitch, Sesame Street)
Singer/Actor Meatloaf, AKA Michael/Marvin Lee Aday, (The Rocky Horror Picture Show, numerous hits)
Moses J. Moseley (The Walking Dead, Hunger Games: Catching Fire, more)
Roger E. Mosley (original Magnum PI, McQ, much more TV and film work)
Manuel Ojeda (Romancing The Stone, much more TV and film work)
Tom Owen (Last of the Summer Wine, Upstairs Downstairs, much more)
Nehemiah Persoff (numerous credits over a very long career)
College Professor turned actor Bob Penny (much work from the 1980s until early 2022)
Frank Pesce (numerous credits over a long career)
Sidney Poitier (Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner?, Lilies of the Field, MUCH MORE)
Actor/playwright/composer James Rado (debuted as King Richard in The Lion In Winter, co-creator of Hair, more)
Richard Roat (a long career from 1962-2009)
Peter Robbins (first performer to voice animated Charlie Brown, other TV roles until graduating high school)
Christian Roberts (To Sir With Love, The Anniversary, more)
Actor (Bye Bye Birdie, more) Singer (♫Wild One♫, more) Bobby Rydell.
Actor/director Patrick Shai (Red Scorpion, The Sheltering Desert, Generations, more)
Charles Siebert (Trapper John, MD; The Other Side of Midnight, Coma, more)
Tony Sirico (The Sopranos, many Woody Allen films, numerous other credits over a long career)
Jack Smethurst (Last of the Summer Wine, King Ralph, Chariots of Fire, more)
Paul Sorvino (Law and Order, Good Fellas, much more over a long career)
Stage and screen star John Stahl (numerous productions including Game of Thrones)
John Steiner (many roles over a multi-decade career)
Morgan Stevens (Fame, The Waltons franchise, the original Melrose Place, more)
Larry Storch (F Troop, The Great Race, Cool Cat, much more)
Akira Takarada (the Godzilla franchise, other Kaiju movies, video game voice work)
Joe E. Tata (numerous TV work over a decades long career)
Sven-Bertil Taube (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Eagle Has Landed, more)
Gaspard Ulliel (Hannibal Rising, Moon Knight, more)
Lenny Von Dohlen (Twin Peaks franchise and many other roles over a 40 year career)
Gary Waldhorn (The Vicar of Dibley, Zeppelin, more)
Fred Ward (Tremors 1 and 2, The Right Stuff, more)
David Warner (numerous credits over a long career)
Actor/singer Dennis Waterman (numerous credits over a 60+ years career)
Kenneth Welsh (Twin Peaks, The Day After Tomorrow, more)
Frank Williams (Dad’s Army and other productions)
Voice actor Kiyoyuki Yanada (much anime over a decades long career)
Matt Zimmerman (Thunderbirds franchise, many TV and stage productions)


Mary Alice (many TV and movie roles over a decades long career)
Rae Allen (numerous credits over a very long career)
Kiristie Alley (Cheers, Veronica’s Closet, Look Who’s Talking franchise, much more)
Nicki Aycox (Supernatural, other TV shows.
Lynda Baron (Open All Hours franchise, Come Outside, East Enders, more)
June Blair (much work throughout the 1950s and 1960s)
Singer/actress Irene Cara (Flash Dance, Fame, more)
Comedian/voice actress Pat Carroll (a decades long career of note)
Veronica Carlson (comedic version of Casino Royale, three Hammer Studios’ horror films, more)
Actress (Insecure, John Henry, more) and budding screen writer (NCIS Hawai’i) Yakira Chambers.
Joan Copeland (numerous credits)
Singer (♫Falling♫)/actress (Twin Peaks franchise) Julee Cruise.
Charlbi Dean (Triangle of Sadness, Black Lightning, more)
Susana Dosamantes (Rio Lobo and much television work)
Denise Dowse (original Melrose Place, numerous other TV and movie roles)
Sonya Eddy (General Hospital, Barbershop, more)
Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Star Trek: Deep Space 9, more)
Farrah Forke (Wings, Lois and Clark, more)
Rita Gardner (numerous credits over a decades long career)
Estelle Harris (numerous credits over a long career)
Kathryn Hays (numerous credits over a very long career)
Mona Hammond (East Enders, Coronation Street, many other TV and stage productions)
Anne Heche (6 Days-7 Nights, Men In Trees, more)
Kymberly Herrin (Ghost Busters 1, Romancing the Stone, much more)
Singer/actress and Cher’s mother Georgia Holt.
Anna Karen (East Enders, the Carry On franchise, more)
Actress/comedian/writer Jo Kendall (numerous credits over a long career)
Sally Kellerman (MASH: the movie, Back To School, lots more)
Dame Angela Lansbury (multiple stage, screen and television credits over a decades long career)
Margarita Lozano (A Fist Full of Dollars, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, more)
Ruth Madoc (Fiddler On The Roof movie, Little Britain, more)
Diane McBain (Surf Side 6, Spin Out, lots of TV work, rape victim counselor later in life, more)
Yvette Mimieux (1960s version of The Time Machine, The Black Hole, much more)
Singer/actress Dame Olivia Newton-John (Grease, Xanadu, a long recording career and numerous charitable anti-cancer efforts)
Nichelle Nichols (Uhura on Star Trek, serious work with the real space program)
Irene Papas (Zorba the Greek, The Guns of Navarone, more)
Virginia Patton (a short career with It’s A Wonderful Life being her most notable film)
Lindsey Pearlman (The Ms. Pat Show, Sneaky Pete, more)
Maggie Peterson (The Andy Griffith Show, Green Acres, more)
Carol Raye (a long career between British and Australian productions)
Eileen Ryan (a decades long career and mother of Sean, Chris and Michael Penn)
Marnie Schulenburg (As The World Turns, Elementary, more)
Liz Sheridan (various TV and movie roles in a long career)
Helen Slayton-Hughes (Parks & Recreation, Shoot the Moon, more)
Josephine Tewson (Keeping Up Appearances, Last of the Summer Wine, more)
Susan Tolsky (Here Come The Brides, Pretty Maids All In A Row, more)
Rita Walter (As The World Turns, The Secret Storm, more)
Jennifer Wilson (Coronation Street, Spring and Port Wine, more)


Former professional baseball⚾ players Larry Bittner, Tom Browning, Gene Clines, Jim Corsi, Julio, Cruz, Jeff Innis, Mark Littell, John “Ducky” Schofield, Dwight Smith, Ralph Terry, and Gerald Williams.
Former professional football🏈 player turned coach Gary Brown.
Former professional baseball player Shirley Burkovich, spotlighted in A League of Their Own.
Professional wrestler turned actor Sonny Caldinez (various TV and movie roles)
Former professional football players Gino Cappelletti, Cotton Davidson, Jack Deloplaine, John Hadl, Dwayne Haskins, Wayne Hawkins, Ralph Neely, and Lars Tate.
Former Mister Olympia and Mister America Chris Dickerson.
Former professional basketball🏀 player John Drew.
Former professional basketball player/coach Johnny Egan.
Former professional race car🏎 driver Vic Elford.
Former Cricketer🏏 turned Renaissance Man (acting, writing, much more) David English.
Professional Hockey legend Clark Gillies.
Former professional football player and 3 time Super Bowl Champ Ray Guy.
Professional football Hall of Famer and 4 time Super Bowl Champ Franco Harris.
Football player turned actor Brad William Henke (Lost, Orange Is The New Black, more)
Famed professional hockey🏒 players Larry Hillman and Peter McNab.
Famous cricketers Rod Marsh and Shane Warne.
Former Hall of Fame professional football players Jim Lynch and Don Maynard.
Ski🎿 Champion Adele Milloz.
International football⚽ star Pele (Edson Arantes do Nascimento)
Major League Baseball Hall of Fame member Gaylord Perry.
Basketball Hall of Famer and coach Bill Russell.
Professional basketball player (Hawks, Celtics) turned coach (Hornets) Paul Silas.
Former Professional Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Simmons (1964 St. Louis Cardinals World Series winner)
Former Major League Baseball player and executive Lee Thomas.
Cyclist🚴 Rab Wardell.
Major League Baseball Legend Maury Wills.


Legendary Comic Book Artist/Writer Neal Adams (way too many credits to list!)
Comic Book Writer/Editor Brian Augustyn (Batman: Gotham By Gaslight, more)
Jules Bass, co-founder of Rankin-Bass Productions.
Songwriter Thom Bell (♫Rubber Band Man♫, ♫I’ll Be Around♫, much more)
Songwriter Marilyn Bergman (♫You Don't Bring Me Flowers♫, ♫The Way We Were♫, more)
Composer Sir Harry Birtwistle (numerous compositions over a long career)
Actor/writer/director Peter Bogdanovich (multiple credits in several categories)
Broadcast journalist Jim Bohannon (Larry King, America In The Morning, his own show)
Author/screenwriter Chris Boucher (episodes of various BBC programs and series based novels)
International animator Claudio Biern Boyd (The World of David the Gnome, more)
Songwriter Harold/Hal Bynum (♫Lucille♫, ♫Chains♫, ♫Nobody’s Fool♫, more)
Comic book artist Vic Carrabotta (Atlas before it became Marvel, others)
The multi-talented Ernie Carroll (puppeteer, writer, comedian, radio/TV roles)
Writer/director John Cherry the Third (co-creator of the Ernest P. Worrell franchise)
TV director Marvin J. Chomsky (NUMEROUS credits)
Thule Christiansen who, among other works, designed Greenland’s flag.
Artist Paul Coker, Junior (Mad Magazine, Rankin-Bass Productions)
Journalist/singer Peter Cooper.
Underground comix artist Aline Kominsky-Crumb.
Artist/animator Vincent Deporter (numerous credits)
Songwriting Hall of Fame member Lamont Dozier (♫You Can’t Hurry Love♫, ♫Reach Out, I’ll Be There♫, much more)
Singer-songwriter Shirley Eikhard (♫Something to Talk About♫, ♫It Takes Time♫, more)
Animator/director Ralph Eggleston (The Lion King, For The Birds, more)
Journalists Trude Feldman and Anne Garrels.
Nikki Finke, founder of Deadline: Hollywood.
Movie producer Gray Frederickson (Godfather Part 2, Apocalypse Now, more)
Investigative Reporter Jeff German.
Author Ron Goulart (multiple titles in different genres)
Noted documentary maker Robert Graef.
Film/TV producer Derek Granger (Brideshead Revisited, Coronation Street, more)
Comic book writer Alan Grant (much Batman, Judge Dredd, more)
Famed Chef and founder of Loretta’s Authentic Pralines, Loretta Harrison.
Noted Comics historian/cartoonist R. C. Harvey.
Author Jack Higgins (The Eagle Has Landed and many other novels)
Noted filmmaker Heddy Honigmann (Metal & Melancholy, The Underground Orchestra, more)
Movie designer/model maker Gregory Jein (Star Trek, Star Wars, much more)
Manga artist and Yu-Gi-Oh creator Takahashi Kazuki.
Artist Margaret Keane.
Noted fantasy and album cover artist Ken Kelly.
Noted documentary producer Alice Koh.
Film producer and studio executive Alan Ladd, Junior.
Author Dominique Lapierre (Is Paris Burning?, City of Joy, more)
Author/screenwriter Harold Livingston (many novels and productions)
Cartoonist Lee Lorenz (a lot for The New Yorker, other publications)
Author Phillip Mann (Master of Paxwax, The Fall of the Families, more)
Historical author David McCullough (Truman, John Adams, more)
Film director and screen writer Douglas McGrath (Bullets Over Broadway, Saturday Night Live)
TV writer/producer/creator Dale McRaven (many credits from the 1960s through 1980s)
White House Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier, (from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush)
Visual Effects Artist Richard Miller (Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, The Rocketeer, more)
Photojournalist Khalid al-Misslam.
Composer Monty Norman (James Bond theme/franchise, other movies)
Yuji Nunokawa, founder of Studio Pierrot.
Comic book artist Kevin O’Neill (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Marshall Law, more)
Comic book artist Carlos Pacheco (DC, Image, Marvel)
Famed photographer Tim Page.
Alexi Panshin (Rite of Passage, Star Well, more)
Legendary comic book artist/writer George Perez (SERIOUSLY way too many credits to list)
Golden Age Comic Book Artist Lily Renee Phillips.
Animator/director Gerald Potterton (The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, Heavy Metal 1, more)
Structural Engineer Mahendra Raj (the Salar Jung Museum, the Hall of Nations in Delhi, more)
Author/journalist P. J. O’Rourke (Peace Kills, Give War A Chance, more)
Inker extraordinaire Tom Palmer, Senior (WAY too many credits to list, but mostly Marvel Comics)
Film maker Wolfgang Petersen (Das Boot, Air Force 1, more)
Film director (Easy Rider, 5 Easy Pieces, more) and television producer (The Monkees, others) Bob Rafelson.
Composer Ned Rorem (Miss Julie, Air Music, more)
Comedian Bob Saget (Full/Fuller House, original host of America’s Funniest Home Videos, more)
Comic book artist Tim Sale (DC, WaRP Graphics, Marvel, more)
Author Marcus Sedgwick (Flood Land, The Dark Horse, the Raven Mysteries, more)
Writer/poet Peter Straub (Ghost Story, Julia, more)
Fashion legend Andre Leon Talley.
Makeup Artist Christopher Tucker (The Elephant Man, Phantom of the Opera, more)
Songwriter Paul Vance (♫Yellow Polka Dot Bikini♫, ♫Catch A Falling Star♫, ♫Tracy♫, more)
Famed music composer Vangelis (Chariots of Fire, Blade Runner, more)
Writer Tom Veitch (DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, the Star Wars franchise, etc)
Noted movie, TV and stage set and costume designer Tony Walton (Mary Poppins, All That Jazz, much more)
Musician/Song writer Sonny West (♫Oh Boy♫, ♫Rave On♫, more)
Soccer⚽ journalist/analyst Grant Wahl.
Pioneering Journalist Barbara Walters.
TV film/video editor Tucker Wiard (numerous series over a long career)
Fox News cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski and Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra "Sasha" Kuvshynova, killed while reporting on Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine.
Comics writer/artist, TV producer Ron Zimmerman (numerous credits)


Comedian Louie Anderson (Baskets, Life With Louie, Family Feud, more)
Singer (♫Last Call) Actress (All In, more) Traci Braxton.
Comedian Johnny Brown (Good Times, The Jeffersons, Flip Wilson, much more)
Singer/song writer Aaron Carter (♫Crush On You♫, ♫Leave It Up To Me♫, more)
Rapper Coolio (Artis Leon Ivey, Junior)
Comedian/writer Barry Cryer (a multitude of credits over a decades long career)
Betty Davis of Funk-Rock fame.
Comedian Donny Davis.
Blues singer and actress (Elvis) Shonka Dukureh.
Judith Durham of The Seekers (♫Georgy Girl♫, more) and other music.
Famed radio/TV host (Walter) Ralph Emery (numerous credits)
Rapper Hurricane G(loria Rodriguez) (♫Somebody Else♫, more)
Observational, prop, watermelon🍉 smashing comedian (Leo Anthony) Gallagher (Junior)
Country Singer (♫Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier At Closing Time♫, more) actor (Urban Cowboy, more) Mickey Gilley.
Comedian Gilbert Gottfried (Saturday Night Live, Aladdin, more)
William Hart of The Delfonics.
Singer Geraldine Hunt (♫Can’t Fake the Feeling♫, more)
Songwriter George Ivy Jo Hunter (many hits for Motown and other labels)
The multi-talented Wilko Johnson (guitarist, song writer, actor)
Professional magician/comedian The Amazing Jonathan (aka John Szeles)
Naomi Judd of The Judds.
Judge Mills Lane (legitimate court cases as well as his own TV show and Celebrity Death Match)
Country music legend Loretta Lynn.
Country music singer C. W. McCall (♫Convoy♫, ♫Around the World with the Rubber Duck♫, more)
Country music singer Jody Miller (♫Silver Threads and Golden Needles♫,♫Queen of the House♫, more)
Reality Singing Contestant Nolan Neal.
Noodles the Pug from Tik-Tok.
Anita Pointer, co-founding Pointer Sister.
Musician, actor and first generation Mouseketeer Mickey Rooney, Junior.
Famed baseball announcer Vin Scully.
Singer/song writer Joyce Sims (♫Come Into My Life♫, more)
Ronnie Spector of the Ronettes.
Comedian/actress/musician Judy Tenuta (a decades long career)
Ian Tyson of Ian and Sylvia.


Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Madeleine Albright, the United States’ first female Secretary of State.
An An, the world’s oldest known panda🐼 under human care.
Former Zambia President Rupiah Banda.
Sonny Barger, co-founder of Hell’s Angels and writer/actor involved in the Sons of Anarchy TV series.
14 year old Humanitarian Kevin Cooper, aka Cole Summers.
Charles Duncan Junior, former Secretary of Energy under Jimmy Carter and past President of the Coca-Cola company.
Jamal Edwards, founder of SBTV.
Queen Elizabeth II.
Global healthcare pioneer Dr. Paul Farmer.
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of what was the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Former Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah.
The innocent lives lost during a shooting spree at an Atlanta, Georgia retailer November 26.
The innocent life lost during a barbecue June 20.
The innocent lives lost during a Canadian Condo shooting December 19, 2022.
The innocent victims at a Chattanooga, Tennessee shooting spree May 28.
The innocent child killed during a sleep over June 4!
The innocent child killed by her own father September 12.
The innocent victims of a Colorado nightclub shooting spree late November 19, 2022.
The innocent victims of a CHURCH attacked in Nigeria June 5!
The innocent victims at United States’ CHURCH shootings May 15, June 2 and 16, 2022.
The innocent victims of a shooting at a Copenhagen, Denmark mall July 3.
The innocent lives lost during the shooting at an eviction August 26.
The innocent lives lost during the December Winter Storms.
The innocent family killed by its husband/father September 12, 2022.
The innocent victims of a sniper at the Highland Park, Illinois Fourth of July parade.
The innocent lives lost to the 2022 Hurricane Season.
The innocent victims of a Kabul, Afghanistan mosque shooting November 23, 2022.
The innocent lives lost during a mall mass shooting July 17.
The innocent victims of a shooting spree in Memphis, Tennessee September 7, 2022.
The innocent victims at a Norfolk, Virginia shooting September 4, 2022.
The innocent victims at an Oklahoma Hospital shooting June 1.
The innocent lives lost during a night club shooting in Oslo, Norway June 24.
The innocent victims of a senseless shooting at a performing arts high school October 24.
The innocent victims, MOSTLY CHILDREN, at the Robb Elementary school shooting May 24!
The innocent lives lost during the Russian invasion of the Ukraine.
The innocent victim of a shooter at a Sacramento, California night club July 3.
The innocent victims of a Saskatchewan, Canada stabbing spree September 4, 2022.
The innocent victims between a shooting and a car chase in Italy December 11, 2022.
The innocent victims of a shooting in Smithsburg, Maryland, USA June 7.
The innocent Subway employee who lost their life June 26 over TOO MUCH MAYO!
The innocent victims of a shooting spree at a SUPERMARKET May 14, 2022!
The innocent victims of the stabbing spree on the Vegas Strip October 6.
The innocent University of Virginia football players killed in a shooting spree November 13.
The innocent victims of a Virginia Walmart shooting spree November 23.
The three Kentucky police officers killed in the line of duty June 30.
Former New Orleans Mayor and Federal Housing and Urban Development Secretary Moon Landrieu.
Civil Rights Activist and actress Sacheen Littlefeather.
Cheslie Kryst, Miss America 2019.
“The Man of the Hole” of the Amazon Rain Forest.
The Mountain Lion known only as “P 22”.
Pope (Emeritus) Benedict XVI.
Journalist Brent Renaud.
Noted LGBTQ+ activist Jim Toy.
Beloved Perth, Australia Zoo denizen Tricia the Elephant🐘, one of the oldest known in captivity.
Former political lawyer Ken Starr.
Rosmarie Von Trapp, whose life story was told in The Sound of Music.
Ivana Trump, first ex-wife of Donald Trump.
House of Representatives member Jackie Walorski.
United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifia bin Zayed.


Jerry Allison, drummer/song writer for Buddy Holly and the Crickets.
Synclavier co-inventor Jon Appleton.
The (Young) Rascals’ co-founding drummer Dino Danelli.
Depeche Mode’s founding keyboardist Andy Fletcher.
Jazz musician/songwriter James “Mtume” Forman (♫Juicy Fruit♫, ♫The Closer I Get To You♫, more)
Musician/songwriter Dallas Fraiser (♫Alley Oop♫, ♫Elvira♫, more)
Legendary drummer Howard Grimes.
The Doobie Brothers co-founder and original drummer John Hartman.
Rockabilly legend Ronnie Hawkins.
Singer/composer/producer Bappi Lahiri (numerous credits)
Musician Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age.
America’s drummer Willie Leacox.
Guitarist Keith Levene (The Clash, Public Image Limited)
Jerry Lee Lewis (♫Great Balls of Fire♫, ♫Whole Lotta Shaking Going On♫, much more)
Music Legend Ramsey Lewis.
Singer/song writer, producer Keith Martin (various hits)
Musician Ian McDonald, founding member of both King Crimson and Foreigner.
Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac.
Guitarist Joe Messina (The Funk Brothers and other acts)
Jazz Trombonist Grachan Moncur the Third.
Rab Noakes of Stealers Wheel (♫Stuck In The Middle With You♫, more)
Drummer Ric Parnell (Atomic Rooster, Spinal Tap)
Gregg Philbin of REO Speedwagon.
Guitarist Bill Pitman of the legendary Wrecking Crew.
Calypso performer Clifton “Mighty Bomber” Ryan.
Jim Seals of Seals and Croft.
Bon Jovi’s founding bassist Alan John Such.
Alan White, drummer for Yes and The Plastic Ono Band.
Saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk (Earth, Wind and Fire; other musical acts)

Suicide bombers, terrorists-foreign and domestic, and anyone else who would take another’s life without moral and/or legal justification.

NOTE: All categories and the names within them are alphabetical to the best of our human ability, except the last one.

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