|While we each personally have a reason to remember 2016, 2016 may very well have a reason to remember us. It seems that, this year, close to 300 of our musicians found themselves becoming members of the Dead Rock Stars Club.
While we do recall and remember some of the obvious ones, such as David Bowie, Prince and Glenn Frey (of The Eagles, shame on you if you had to ask), how many of us are aware that on the 26th of January this year, Colin Vearncombe became a member by way of complications from a car accident?
Many of us will not know who this is. Some will. Still more will know him by his stage name and by his iconic 1987 classic. Here is how the song starts. Feel free to sing along: