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Great, well-loved performers passed on in 2011

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Some — but not all — boomer-age musicians and fans are sharing delicious outrage about younger artists outselling their elders . . . or betters. They point out that Creed has sold more records in the U.S. than Jimi Hendrix; that Led Zeppelin, REM, and Depeche Mode have never had a No. 1 single, but Rihanna has 10; that Ke$ha’s “Tik-Tok” sold more copies than any Beatles single; that Flo Rida’s “Low” has sold 8 million copies, ...

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