Michael Jackson’s body was moved from a Los Angeles, California, coroner’s office to a mortuary Friday evening, a coroner said. The body was moved in a van about 9:30 p.m.
Ventures lead guitarist Bob Bogle, whose fretwork on such instrumental hits such as "Walk — Don’t Run" and "Hawaii Five-O" influenced countless bands, died Sunday in Vancouver, Washington. He was 75.
Wayman Tisdale, who became a successful jazz musician after retiring from pro basketball, died Friday morning following a two-year battle with cancer, his agent said. Tisdale, 44, died in a Tulsa, Oklahoma, hospital, where his wife took him when he had trouble breathing early Friday, agent Scott Pang said. Tisdale’s death was “a complete shock” and came as he prepared to return to the recording studio next week to work on a project with jazz guitarist Norman Brown, Pang said
Singer-impressionist-comedian Danny Gans died early Friday at his Las Vegas, Nevada, home, according to the hotel where he was based. Gans, 52, was voted Las Vegas “Entertainer of the Year” for 11 of the 13 years he has been based there. Hotel mogul Steve Wynn, who signed Gans to star in his Encore Theatre starting in February, said he was “devastated at the loss of our brilliant, talented and loving friend.” “One of the most unique human beings and entertainers in the world has been taken from us in an unexpected moment,” Wynn said