American Bandstand. New Years Rockin' Eve. The names sound so dated now, but that does nothing to take away from this master of the music business.
This morning he died from a massive heart attack. However, he's also had a stroke and recently developed Type 2 diabetes in recent years so his health has been deteriorating for a while.
The man was strong as hell to have endured despite his illnesses. But his day has come and he's entered the clearing at the end of the path.