January 4
RAY THOMAS of The Moody Blues (76)

January 5
JERRY VAN DYKE, actor/comedian, brother of Dick (86)

January 10
DOREEN TRACEY, one of the original 'Mickey Mouse Club' Mousketeers (74)

January 14
HUGH WILSON, screenwriter & director for "WKRP In Cincinnati" (74)

January 15
DOLORES O'RIORDAN, lead vocalist of The Cranberries (46)
EDWIN HAWKINS of The Edwin Hawkins Singers ("Oh Happy Day" - 1969) 74

January 16
BRADFORD DILLMAN, actor (87)

January 19
DOROTHY MALONE, actress ("Peyton Place") (93)

January 23
HUGH MASEKELA, musician/composer ("Grazing In The Grass" - 1968) (78)

January 26
BUZZ CLIFFORD, pop singer ("Baby Sittin' Boogie" - 1960) (76)

January 27
MORT WALKER, creator/artist of "Beetle Bailey" (94)

Thanks to all the above (and below) for the decades of entertainment.