By Aries Joseph Hegina
Radio broadcaster Johnny Midnight, who is John William Xerez Burgos Joseph Jr. in real life, succumbed to prostrate cancer Monday night at age 75. Midnight is remembered by his listeners for his radio show, Midnight Connection where he allegedly healed people through “toning” and “pyramiding”.
Joan Rivers, the caustic stand-up comic and television host who blazed a trail at a time when comedy was all but off-limits to women, died in hospital in New York on Thursday. She was 81.
Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as “Burning Heart” and “Is This Love,” has died. He was 63.
A rising all-girl Korean pop group was involved in a road accident early Wednesday that killed one of its members and the driver of the vehicle, according to reports on YTN News, a Korean news channel, and on social media.
Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world’s consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.