Thank you for the music: 17 rock and pop idols who died in 2017

Among those we lost in 2017 were, clockwise from top left, Chris Cornell, Chuck Berry, Glen Campbell and Tom Petty.
Among those we lost in 2017 were, clockwise from top left, Chris Cornell, Chuck Berry, Glen Campbell and Tom Petty.

2017 was another sad year for the world of music, as it lost some true originators, as well as some more modern stars.

Here are some of those whose passing we mourned during the year.