This list was submitted by Bird on Friday, December 30th, 2011 at 4:48 PM PST for The 2012 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Etta James||January 20th, 2012||73|
|9||Abdelbaset Al Megrahi||May 20th, 2012||60|
|8||Gary Carter||February 16th, 2012||57|
|7||Hugo Chavez||March 5th, 2013||58|
|4||Ariel Sharon||January 11th, 2014||85|
|2||Robin Gibb||May 20th, 2012||62|
|1||Maria von Trapp||February 18th, 2014||99|
|29 points||4 hits|
This jazz and studio guitar great played on hundreds of recordings — including Phil Spector's "River Deep-Mountain High" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," Julie London's "Cry Me A River," and many of the Coasters' hits — and was known for beig one of the weirdest dudes in the business.
(d) May 6th, 2004