Musicians We Lost In 2012Celebs at 10th Annual Ella Awards388292 10: Singer Andy Williams attends the 10th Annual Ella Awards April 25, 2001 in Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Newsmakers)
Musicians We Lost In 201296houston320_20010702_12002.jpg11/11/96 Whitney Houston in the new movie "The Preachers Wife"
Musicians We Lost In 2012Soul Train Lady Of Soul Awards NominationsBEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 23: Soul Train Executive Producer and creator Don Cornelius introduces the co-hosts for the 2002 Soul Train Lady Of Soul Awards at Spago Restaurant on July 23, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California. The awards show will be telecast live on Saturday August 24, 2002 from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. (Photo by Robert Mora/Getty Images)
Musicians We Lost In 2012Dick Clark at Don Rickles'' Star Ceremony380391 03: Dick Clark at event honoring Don Rickles who received a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame October 17, 2000 in Hollywood, CA. (Photo by Newsmakers)
Musicians We Lost In 2012Earl Scruggs Gets A Star on the Hollywood Walk of FameHOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 13: Legendary banjo player Earl Scruggs attends the ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 13, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
Musicians We Lost In 2012Etta James Honored On The Hollywood Walk Of FameHOLLYWOOD - APRIL 18: Singer Etta James displays her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony in her honor April 18, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
Musicians We Lost In 2012Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar performIndian sitar player Ravi Shankar performs during a charity concert in Athens, 12 May 2003. Proceeds from the concert will go to the relief agency Action Aid. AFP PHOTO/ Aris MESSINIS. (Photo credit should read ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Musicians We Lost In 2012VH1 Divas 2000: Tribute to Diana RossDonna Summer performing on the VH1Diva's 2000: A Tribute to Diana Ross at the Theater at madison Square Garden, 4/9/00.
Musicians We Lost In 2012TV Land Awards 2003HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 2: Davy Jones of The Monkees attends the TV Land Awards 2003 at the Hollywood Palladium on March 2, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
Musicians We Lost In 20122nd Annual TV Land Awards - ShowHOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 7: Actors Andy Griffith (left) and Don Knotts speak on stage at the 2nd Annual TV Land Awards held on March 7, 2004 at The Hollywood Palladium, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Musicians We Lost In 201252nd Annual BMI Country Awards - ShowNASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 8: attends the 52nd Annual BMI Country Awards November 8, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rusty Russell/Getty Images)