It has been exactly 5 long years since ‘American Top 40’ creator Casey Kasem died in Los Angeles on June 15, 2014 at the age of 82. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed musicians of his generation.
Today, fans of Casey Kasem along with the rest of the music world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Kasem, a cultural icon
Born Kemal Amin Kasem in Detroit on April 27, 1932, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in American history. Kasem was not just a great musician, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique musical heritage.
It's been 5 years since the tragic loss of Casey Kasem and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Casey Kasem is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Casey Kasem.
Casey Kasem career in pictures
- American Top 40 (1970 - Today)
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