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bands/musicians Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind  

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Following the instructions of the Crowdranked list this contributes to, I didn't include non-rock genres (sorry Hank, Billie et al)

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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Jimi Hendrix Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Kurt Cobain Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Bob Marley Reggae

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Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Jim Morrison Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

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Duane Allman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Duane Allman Blues-rock, Rock music, Jazz fusion

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Bon Scott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Bon Scott Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Janis Joplin Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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John Bonham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
John Bonham Blues-rock, Folk rock, Heavy metal

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Ronnie Van Zant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Ronnie Van Zant Rock music, Southern rock

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Elliott Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Elliott Smith Indie pop, Folk rock, Acoustic music

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Randy Rhoads is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Randy Rhoads Glam metal, Heavy metal, Neo-classical metal

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Andrew Wood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Andrew Wood Glam metal, Rock music, Grunge

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Cliff Burton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Cliff Burton Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal

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Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

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Phil Lynott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Phil Lynott Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Tommy Bolin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Tommy Bolin Blues-rock, Rock music, Jazz fusion

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Ian Curtis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Ian Curtis New Wave, Gothic rock, Punk rock

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Jerry Garcia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Jerry Garcia Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
John Lennon Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Gram Parsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Gram Parsons Rock music, Country rock, Country

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Jeff Buckley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Jeff Buckley Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

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Lowell George is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Lowell George Swamp pop, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Nick Drake is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Nick Drake Folk music, Folk rock

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Layne Staley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Layne Staley Doom metal, Glam metal, Blues-rock

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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Amy Winehouse Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

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Peter Tosh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Peter Tosh Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Frank Zappa Rock music, Experimental rock, Heavy metal

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Bradley Nowell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Bradley Nowell Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Ska punk

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Ron "Pigpen" McKernan Rock music, Psychedelic rock, Blues

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Felix Pappalardi is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Felix Pappalardi Blues-rock, Rock music, Hard rock

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Marvin Gaye is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Marvin Gaye Doo-wop, Motown Sound, Rock music

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Rory Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Rory Gallagher Skiffle, Blues-rock, Classic rock

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Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Keith Moon Skiffle, Pop music, Rock music

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Mark Sandman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Mark Sandman Blues-rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Warren Zevon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Warren Zevon Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music

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Cozy Powell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Cozy Powell Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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John Entwistle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
John Entwistle Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Karen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Karen Carpenter Pop music, Soft rock

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Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
George Harrison Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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Michael Hutchence is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Michael Hutchence New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Joe Strummer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Joe Strummer New Wave, Ska, Rock music

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Muddy Waters is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Muddy Waters Blues-rock, Chicago blues, Rock music

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Ronnie James Dio is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Ronnie James Dio

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Clarence Clemons is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Clarence Clemons Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Ron Asheton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Ron Asheton Garage rock, Protopunk, Heavy metal

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Joey Ramone is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Rock Deaths That Left The Most Great Music Behind
Joey Ramone Punk rock