“Don’t waste any time mourning. Organize!” was Joe Hill’s advice to “Big Bill” Haywood in one of the last telegrams he sent before being executed in 1915.
But that doesn’t mean we should fail to mark notable deaths in 2016. Here are some of the ones I noted on the blog:
Speaking of Joe Hill, here are two songs—one from a famous singer who’s no longer with us, and one from someone who fortunately still is. . .