Nation Public Radio honors some of the great musicians the world lost during 2012  with an interactive tribute on their website.

 

Above: Etta James belts it out in the studio.

 

NPRs interactive tribute to passing greats 2012

Click the above image to enter NPR’s interactive tribute.

 

While many tonight will be popping champaign corks to celebrate the ringing in of the New Year, many will be morning the loss of great artists, musicians and songwriters that have left us over the past year.