The summer of 2009 has seen an unusual amount of high-profile celebrity deaths.
Mary Travers of Peter, Paul, and Mary passed away yesterday at 72 after a long battle with leukemia.
Peter, Paul, and Mary – “Blowin’ in the Wind”
Jim Carroll, poet, musician, and author of The Basketball Diaries, passed away last Friday of a heart attack. He was 59.
Jim Carroll Band – “People Who Died”
Actor, dancer, heartthrob, and occasional singer Patrick Swayze succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 57.
Patrick Swayze – “She’s Like the Wind”