Asteroids named after rock stars

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Can you name the rock and pop stars who have had an asteroid named for them?

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Mexican rock guitarist who recorded 'Brightest Star' (1981)
American musical artist who named his daughter Moon in 1967
British rock star who wrote the lyric 'Like the Moon, and the stars, and the Sun' (1970)
British rock star whose band recorded the album 'Venus and Mars' (1975)
British rock star who wrote the song 'Here Comes the Sun' (1969)
British rock star/drummer with an quasi-astronomical last name (b.1940)
British rock star/guitarist who recorded the album 'Behind the Sun' (1985)
American rock star whose band recorded the song 'Dark Star' (1968)
British instrumentalist who recorded the album 'Music of the Spheres' (2008)
Irish singer who recorded the song 'Paint the Sky With Stars' (1997)
British progressive rock band who recorded the song 'Man in the Moon' (1997)
American jazz singer who recorded the song 'Fly Me to the Moon' (1964)
American jazz trumpeter/singer who recorded 'Moonlight in Vermont' with Ella Fitzgerald (1956)
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British techno-violinist who is rumored to have recorded the Sailor Moon theme (she didn't) (b.1978)
British rock band whose name may be Latin for 'of these far off things' (founded 1967)
British/Australian pop group who recorded the song 'Edge of the Universe' (1977)
American rock pioneer who played guitar on the song 'Moondreams' (1957)
American rock star whose album 'Sun Sessions' features 'Blue Moon' (released 1976)
American rock star whose band recorded the song 'The Surfer Moon' (1963)
British rock band who recorded the song 'Astronomy Domine' (1967)
British rock band who recorded the song 'Star Star' (1973)
American rock star who wrote the lyric 'And now in Zanzibar a shootin' star was ridin' in a side car hummin' a lunar tune' (1973)
British rock guitarist whose band recorded the song with lyrics 'Oh let the sun beat down upon my face, stars to fill my dream' (1975)
American rock pioneer who played with The Comets (b. 1925)
German hard rock band who recorded the song 'Sonne' (Sun) (2001)

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