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Events in Music

Events 1 - 90 of 90

1952-03-21 - Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend 1st rock & roll concert ever
1954-09-06 - WINS NYC begins playing rock n roll with Alan Freed Show
1957-05-04 - Alan Freed hosts "Rock n' Roll Show" 1st prime-time network rock show
1957-05-27 - Toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format.
1957-07-06 - John Lennon (16) & Paul McCartney (15) meet for 1st time as Lennon's rock group Quarrymen perform at a church dinner
1957-10-21 - Jailhouse Rock starring Elvis Presley opens
1958-12-25 - Alan Freed's Christmas Rock & Roll Spectacular opens
1960-02-20 - Jimi Hendrix, rock and roll guitarist, plays his first gig.
1963-02-16 - Beatles top British rock charts with "Please, Please Me"
1963-06-09 - Barbara Romack wins LPGA Rock City Ladies Golf Open
1963-08-09 - Britains rock TV show, Ready Steady Go, premieres
Rock Guitarist Jimi HendrixRock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
1966-08-14 - Cleveland Stadium's 1st rock concert is held, featuring Beatles
1966-12-23 - Britain's rock TV show "Ready Steady Go" last program
1967-03-18 - Oil tanker Torrey Canyon hits a rock off Cornwall & spills oil
1967-12-20 - Ian Anderson & Glenn Cornick form rock group Jethro Tull
1968-02-18 - David Gilmour joins rock group Pink Floyd
1968-03-15 - Diocese of Rome announces that it "deplored the concept", but wouldn't prohibit rock & roll masses at Church of San Lessio Falconieri
1968-12-12 - Rolling Stones film TV show "Rock 'n Roll Circus"-never aired
1969-05-23 - Who release rock opera "Tommy"
1969-06-04 - Nicky Hopkins quits rock & rolls, Jeff Beck Group
1969-07-02 - Leslie West & Felix Pappalardi form rock group Mountain
1969-08-16 - Second day of the Woodstock rock festival in NY
1969-08-30 - 25,000 attend 2nd Annual Sky River Rock Festival, Tenino Wash
1969-12-06 - 300,000 attend Altamont California, rock concert feature Rolling Stones
1970-07-12 - Blues-Rock singer Janis Joplin debuts in Kentucky
1970-07-17 - 30,000 attend Randall's Island Rock Festival, NYC
Singer Janis JoplinSinger Janis Joplin
1970-07-30 - 30,000 attend Powder Ridge Rock Festival, Middlefield Ct
1971-06-21 - 50,000 attend Celebration of Life, rock concert, McCrea Louisiana
1972-04-01 - 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
1972-07-18 - 200,000 attend Mt Pocono rock festival in Penns
1973-02-02 - "Midnight Special" rock music show debuts on NBC-TV
1974-04-06 - 200,000 attend rock concert "California Jam" in Ontario
1974-06-08 - Keyboardist Rick Wakeman quits rock group "Yes"
1974-08-05 - Joan Jett forms her rock group Runaways
1975-09-10 - Rock band KISS release their 1st live album "Alive"
1975-10-27 - Covers of both Time & Newsweek picture rock singer Bruce Springsteen
1976-06-11 - Beatles "Rock & Roll Music" LP is released in USA
1976-09-18 - Rock Music Award
1976-09-25 - Bono, David Evans, his brother Dik and Adam Clayton respond to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band, which would eventually become U2
1976-10-15 - Ringo Starr releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"
1977-01-06 - EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols
Beatles Drummer Ringo StarrBeatles Drummer Ringo Starr
1977-06-30 - Marvel Comics publish "Kiss book" tributing rock group Kiss
1977-09-15 - Rock Music Award
1977-10-14 - Rock band KISS release their 2nd live album "Alive II"
1978-03-18 - 250,000 attend rock concert California Jam II in Ontario, Calif
1978-06-28 - UNICEF chooses rock group Kansas as ambassadors of goodwill
1978-07-25 - John Lydon forms rock group Public Ltd Image
1978-07-29 - 600,000 attend "Summer Jam" rock festival, Watkins Glen, NY
1979-02-09 - ABC airs "Heroes of Rock N Roll" special
1979-05-29 - Radio's 1st rock network "Source" premieres
1979-06-22 - Little Richard quits rock & roll for religious pursuit
1979-12-31 - Winterland Rock Concert Hall in SF closes after 556 concerts
1980-03-08 - The first festival of rock music kicks off in the Soviet Union.
1980-03-26 - Bombay gets its 1st rock concert in 10 years (The Police)
1980-05-16 - Brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis
1982-01-04 - ABC Direction Network (57 affiliates) & ABC Rock Network (40 affiliates) become the 5th & 6th ABC radio network
1982-03-20 - Joan Jett & Blackhearts' "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" goes #1 for 7 wks
1984-01-09 - Rock band Van Halen release their most successful album "1984"
1984-08-30 - Sotheby's in London begins 2 day auction of rock memorabilla
1985-07-25 - Spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirmed he had AIDS
1985-08-05 - Establishment of a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is announced
1985-09-22 - Rock and country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Illinois
1986-01-23 - 1st induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Bros, B Holly, J L Lewis & Elvis Presley)
Blues Musician B.B. KingBlues Musician B.B. King
1987-01-21 - B.B. King is inducted into the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame"
1987-01-21 - Muddy Waters is inducted into the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame"
1987-08-14 - "Les Miserables," opens at Rock Theatre, Szeged Hungary
1987-09-14 - 'Les Miserables' opens at Rock Theatre, Vigzinhaz Budapest
1988-09-16 - Fish leaves rock group Marillion
1989-05-31 - 1st International Rock Awards
1989-05-31 - 1st presentation of rock n roll Elvis awards
1990-01-17 - 5th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin
1990-01-17 - Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
1990-02-25 - On a BBC taped interview, rock star Stevie Nicks breaks down, saying that she will never have children & no man can stand her for long
1990-06-06 - 2nd International Rock Awards
1991-12-10 - IM Pei receives $5 million for design of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
1992-06-28 - 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California
1993-04-05 - Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
1993-06-07 - Cleveland breaks ground for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Blues Musician Muddy WatersBlues Musician Muddy Waters
1993-12-12 - WAQX 104.3 (Q-104) rock format replaces WNCN classic format in NYC
1994-07-28 - Last steel beam is placed on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
1996-02-13 - Rock musical "Rent" by Jonathan Larson opens off-Broadway
1997-05-06 - Michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
2001-01-08 - 28th American Music Award: Faith Hill & Kid Rock win
2002-05-22 - In Washington, DC, the remains of the missing Chandra Levy are found in Rock Creek Park.
2003-01-13 - Rock musician Pete Townshend of The Who was arrested in London on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children. He was later cleared.
2007-09-16 - 59th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, 30 Rock, James Spader & Sally Field win
2010-11-13 - Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage
2012-04-19 - Levon Helm, American rock musician, dies from throat cancer at 71
2013-12-17 - Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, Kiss, Linda Ronstadt, and Nirvana are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
2014-04-11 - 2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, and Cat Stevens

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 1,091

1888-01-20 - Lead Belly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line), (d. 1949)
1904-09-23 - Wallace "Scotty" Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)
1905-03-02 - Marc Blitzstein, Phila Pa, composer (Cradle Will Rock)
1909-03-29 - Moon Mullican, hillbilly pianist (7 Nights of Rock)
1909-06-26 - "Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley)
1910-12-15 - John H. Hammond, American rock/jazz musician (I Can Tell, So Many Roads), born in NYC, New York
1914-12-14 - Rosalyn Tureck, pianist (Bach & Rock), born in Chicago, Illinois
1920-02-13 - Bryant Boudleaux, Shellman Ga, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)
1922-02-17 - Tommy Edwards, rock vocalist (It's All in the Game)
1922-07-21 - Kay Starr, Dougherty Oklahoma, singer (Rock & Roll Waltz, Club Oasis)
1924-07-26 - Louis Bellson, Rock Falls Ill, orchestra leader (Pearl Bailey Show)
Blues Musician Lead BellyBlues Musician Lead Belly (1888-01-20)
1924-09-20 - Gogi Grant, [Audrey Brown], rock vocalist
1925-07-06 - Bill Haley, Highland Park Mich, rock vocalist (Rock Around the Clock)
1925-08-07 - Felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)
1925-08-15 - Billy Pinkney, Sumter NC, rock bassist/vocalist (Drifters)
1928-01-31 - Chuck Willis, rock vocalist (C C Rider)
1928-04-29 - Carl Gardner, Tyler Tx, rock vocalist (Coasters-Searchin)
1928-12-30 - Bo Diddley, [Ellas Bates], Miss, rock `n' roll pioneer (Bo Diddley)
1929-05-02 - Link Wray, American rock guitarist (d. 2005)
1929-07-27 - Harvey Fuqua, rock vocalist (Moonglows-Sincerely)
1931-01-08 - Bill Graham, Germany, rock promoter (Fillmore)
1931-03-14 - Phil Phillips [Baptiste], rock vocalist (Sea Of Love)
1931-09-26 - George Chambers, MS, rock bassist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
1931-12-18 - Allen Klein, American rock and roll business manager
1932-07-01 - Bobby Day, [Robert Byrd], Fort Worth Tx, rock vocalist (Rockin' Robin)
1932-11-15 - Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)
1933-01-20 - Ron Townson, St Louis Mo, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Up Up & Away)
1933-04-14 - Buddy Knox, Happy Tx, rock vocalist (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey)
1933-08-15 - Bobby Helms, rock vocalist (Jingle Bell Rock)
1933-09-01 - Marshall Lytle, Old Fort, North Carolina, Hall of Fame rock bassist (Comets), (d. 2013)
1933-12-15 - Jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)
1934-03-31 - John D Loudermilk, rock drummer/vocalist (Language of Love, Norman)
1934-04-17 - Don Kirshner, rock & roll producer (invented bubblegum music)
1934-07-30 - Ben Piazza, Little Rock Ark, actor (Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas)
1934-08-20 - Sneaky Pete Kleinow, South Blend, IN, country-rock musician (Flying Burrito Brothers), (d. 2007)
1934-09-19 - Brian Epstein, rock manager (Beatles)
1935-01-06 - Nino Tempo, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)
Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis PresleySinger & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley (1935-01-08)
1935-01-08 - Elvis Presley, Tupelo Miss, American singer and King of Rock and Roll (Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog)
1935-02-03 - Johnny "Guitar" Watson, rock guitarist
1935-02-11 - Gene Vincent, Norfolk Va, rock guitarist/vocalist (Be-Bop-A-Lula)
1935-04-05 - Peter Grant, rock band manager
1935-06-19 - Tommy Devito, Montclair NJ, rock vocalist (Four Seasons-Sherry)
1935-10-12 - Sam Moore, rock vocalist (Sam & Dave-Soul Sister), born in Miami, Florida
1935-12-26 - Abdul "Duke" Fakir, rock vocalist (Four Tops), born in Detroit, Michigan
1936-04-29 - April Stevens, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)
1936-06-20 - Billy Guy, Attasca Tx, rock baritone (Coasters-Young Blood)
1937-01-16 - Bob Bogle, Portland, rock bassist/guitarist (Ventures-Batman Theme)
1937-02-10 - Don Wilson, rock guitarist (Ventures-Walk Don't Run, Batman Theme)
1937-05-09 - Dave Prater, Ocilla Ga, rock vocalist (Sam & Dave)
1937-08-27 - Tommy Sands, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
1938-04-03 - Jeff Barry, Brooklyn New York, American rock writer (Tell Laura I Love Her)
1938-08-24 - David Freiberg, rock bassist (Quicksilver Messenger), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1938-10-03 - Eddie Cochran, rock vocalist/guitarist (C'Mon Everybody), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1938-11-11 - Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)
1938-12-05 - John J Cale, rock guitarist (After Midnight), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2013)
1938-12-18 - [Bryan] Chas Chandler, English rock bassist (The Animals-House of the Rising Sun) and manager of Jimi Hendrix, born in Newcastle upon Tyne
1938-12-28 - Charles Neville, US rock vocalist/saxophonist (Neville Brothers)
1939-01-23 - Ray Elliott, Irish rock pianist/saxophonist (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
1939-02-11 - Gerry Goffin, American rock lyricist (married Carole King), born in Queens NY, (d. 2014)
1939-02-21 - Ron Nagle, rock producer (Riding with the King)
1939-03-06 - Jerry Naylor, Stephenville Tx, rock vocalist (Crickets)
1939-04-27 - Jerry Mercer, Montreal Canada, rock drummer (April Wine)
1939-05-07 - Johnny Maestro, NY rock vocalist (Crests-16 Candles, Brooklyn Bridge)
1939-05-27 - Jerry Mercer, rock drummer (April Wine Montreal Montreal)
1939-06-02 - Charles Miller, rock flutist/saxophonist (War)
1939-06-22 - Bobby Harrison, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
1939-07-06 - Jet Harris, [Terence Harris], rock bassist (Drifters), born in London, England
1939-07-28 - Clem Cattini, rock drummer (Tornados London)
1939-07-31 - John R West, rock guitarist (Gary Lewis & Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
1939-08-04 - Frankie Ford, [Frank Guzzo], Gretna La, rock vocalist (Sea Cruise)
1939-08-17 - Luther Allison, Mayflower Ark, rock guitarist (Bad News is Coming)
1939-08-31 - Jerry Allison, Hillsboro Tx, rock drummer (Buddy Holly & Crickets)
1939-09-02 - Sam Gooden, Chattanooga Tenn, rock vocalist (Impressions-Gypsy Woman)
1939-09-17 - Lamonte McLemore, St Louis Mo, rock vocalist (5th Dimension)
1939-10-20 - Jay Siegel, Bkln, rock bassist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight)
1939-10-22 - Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
1939-10-30 - Grace Slick, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit), born in Chicago, Illinois
1939-11-24 - Jim Yester, Birmingham Alabama, rock vocalist/guitarist (Association)
1939-12-08 - Jerry Butler, Sunflower Miss, rock vocalist (Never Give You Up)
1939-12-11 - David Gates, Tulsa Ok, rock vocalist (Bread-Baby I'm A Want You)
1939-12-15 - Cindy Birdsong, Camden NJ, rock vocalist (Labelle-Rainbow, Supremes)
1940-02-02 - Alan "Tea" Caddy, rock guitarist (Tornados-Globetrotter)
1940-02-09 - Brian Bennett, rock drummer (Shadows), born in London, England
1940-02-10 - Jimmy Merchant, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools), born in NYC, New York
1940-03-15 - Phil Lesh, [Chapman], California, rock bassist (Grass Roots, Grateful Dead)
1940-03-29 - Raymond Davis, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)
1940-05-08 - Ricky Nelson, NJ, rock star (Hello Mary Lou, It's Late, Garden Party)
1940-06-08 - Sherman Garnes, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
1940-07-16 - Tony Jackson, rock bassist/vocalist (Searchers), born in Liverpool, England
1940-07-23 - Gary Stites, rock vocalist (Lonely For You)
1940-08-24 - Tony Secunda, rock band manager
1940-09-02 - Jimmy Clanton, Baton Rogue, La, rock vocalist (Just a Dream)
1940-09-09 - Joe Negroni, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
1940-09-11 - Bernie Dwyer, rock drummer (Freddie & The Dreamers)
1940-09-24 - Barbara Allbut, Orange NJ, rock vocalist (Angels)
1940-10-07 - Dino Valenti, rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
Singer Cliff RichardSinger Cliff Richard (1940-10-14)
1940-10-14 - Sir Cliff Richard, [Harry Webb], Lucknow India, English rock vocalist (Suddenly)
1940-10-23 - Freddie Marsden, rock drummer (Gerry & The Pacemakers), born in Liverpool, England
1940-12-20 - Larry Willis, rock keyboardist (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1940-12-23 - Jorma Kaukonen, Wash DC, rock guitarist (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 85 of 85

1959-02-03 - Buddy Holly, rock and roll musician (That'll be the Day), dies in a plane crash at 22
1959-02-03 - Richie Valens, rock vocalist (Donna), killed in plane crash at 17
1964-01-22 - Marc Blitzstein, US composer (Cradle Will Rock), dies at 58
1966-07-18 - Bobby Fuller, American rock singer and guitarist (I Fought the Law), found dead at 23
1967-08-27 - Brian Epstein, rock manager (Beatles), dies of drug overdose at 32
1968-02-27 - Frankie Lymon, American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer (The Teenagers), dies at 25 of a heroin overdose
1970-09-18 - Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of a drug overdose at 27
1970-10-04 - Janis Joplin, rock singer (Down on Me), dies of a drug overdose at 27
1971-07-03 - Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27
1971-10-29 - Duane Allman, rock guitarist, dies in a motorcycle accident at 24
1972-04-27 - Phil King, rock (Blue Oyster Cult), shot in head at 24 while gambling
Rocker Jim MorrisonRocker Jim Morrison (1971-07-03)
1972-11-11 - Berry Oakley, US rock bassist (Allman Bro), dies in car crash at 24
1975-04-24 - Pete Ham, rock musician (Badfinger), commits suicide by hanging himself at 27
1975-10-01 - Al Jackson, rock drummer (Booker T & The MG's), dies at 39
1976-03-19 - Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), dies of heart failure at 25
1976-05-14 - Keith Relf, rock vocalist (Yardbirds), electrocuted at 33
1976-12-04 - Tommy Bolin, rock guitarist (Deep Purple), dies of heroin overdose
1977-06-26 - Lou Reizner, rock vocalist/producer (Rod Stewart, Tommy), dies at 43
1977-09-16 - Marc Bolan, rock vocalist/guitarist (T Rex), dies in a car crash at 29
1977-10-20 - Steve Gaines, rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in air crash at 28
1978-01-23 - Terry Kath, rock guitarist (Chicago), accidently shot in head at 32
1978-09-07 - Keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31
1978-12-27 - Chris Bell, rock guitarist (Big Star), dies at 27 in car crash
1980-02-19 - Bon Scott, Aust rock vocalist (AC/DC), dies at 33
1980-05-18 - Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division), commits suicide at 23
1981-02-09 - Bill Haley, vocalist (Rock Around Clock), dies of heart attack at 55
Rocker Keith MoonRocker Keith Moon (1978-09-07)
1983-02-04 - Karen Carpenter, rock drummer (Carpenters), dies of anorexia at 32
1983-04-14 - Pete Farndon, rock bassist (Pretenders), dies
1984-07-21 - Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe), dies at 34
1985-10-12 - Ricky Wilson, rock guitarist (B-52's), dies of AIDS at 32
1985-12-23 - James Vance (20) & Raymond Belknap (18), attempt suicide (Belknap dies), their families later sue rock group Judas Priest for subliminal messages in song "Better By You, Better Than Me" i
1986-01-04 - Phil Lynott, Irish rock musician (Thin Lizzy), dies of overdose at 34
1986-03-04 - Richard Manuel, rock vocalist/pianist (Band), commits suicide at 42
1986-09-27 - Cliff Burton, rock bassist (Metallica), dies in bus crash at 24
1987-11-22 - Ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies
1990-02-08 - Del Shannon, American rock musician and songwriter (Runaway), commits suicide at 55
1990-05-22 - Rocky Graziano, boxer/writer/actor (Mr Rock & Roll), dies at 71 of heart failure
1990-07-18 - Gerry Boulet, Quebec rock singer (b. 1946)
1990-07-26 - Brent Mydland, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots), dies at 38
1991-10-25 - Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60
1991-12-19 - Joe Cole, American rock music roadie (b. 1961)
Musician Pete FarndonMusician Pete Farndon (1983-04-14)
1992-04-25 - Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese rock artist, dies at 26 of pulmonary edema
1993-06-28 - GG Allin, American punk rock singer (b. 1956)
1994-01-15 - Harry Nilsson, rock vocalist (Everybody's Talkin'), dies at 52
1994-03-28 - Albert Goldman, US rock biographer (Lives of John Lennon, Elvis), dies at 66
1994-06-04 - Derek Lek Leckenby, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), dies at 48
1994-08-28 - Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25
1994-09-06 - Nicky Hopkins, rock pianist (Rolling Stones), dies at 50
1995-02-12 - Tony Secunda, rock band manager, dies at 54
1995-02-18 - Denny Cordel, rock music producer-Laverack, dies at 51
1995-06-14 - Rory Gallagher, Irish rock guitarist (See Here), dies at 47
1995-08-09 - Jerry Garcia, rock vocalist (Grateful Dead), dies at 53
1995-09-12 - Geoffrey Stokes, rock & roll writer, dies at 55
1995-11-21 - Peter Grant, rock band manager, dies at 60
1996-07-17 - [Bryan] Chas Chandler, English rock bassist (The Animals-House of the Rising Sun) and manager of Jimi Hendrix, dies at 57
1996-08-20 - Rio Reiser, rock singer, dies at 46
1997-01-02 - Randy California, [Wolfe], rock guitarist, dies at 45
1997-06-19 - Bobby Helms, singer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 63
1997-06-20 - Bobby Helms, composer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 61
1997-11-20 - Robert Palmer, rock critic, dies at 52
1998-02-06 - Carl Wilson, rock vocalist and guitarist (Beach Boys), dies of lung cancer at 51
1998-02-06 - [Johann Hoelzel] Falco, singer (Rock Me Amadeus), dies at 40
2001-05-09 - James E. Myers, American songwriter (Rock Around the Clock) and producer (b. 1919)
Guitarist Johnny RamoneGuitarist Johnny Ramone (2004-09-15)
2004-09-15 - Johnny Ramone, American lead guitarist of the punk rock band The Ramones
2006-08-03 - Arthur Lee, American psychedelic rock musician (b. 1945)
2006-08-22 - Bruce Gary, American rock drummer (The Knack) (b. 1951)
2006-09-21 - Boz Burrell, English rock musician (b. 1946)
2006-11-24 - Juice Leskinen, Finnish rock singer (b. 1950)
2007-07-04 - Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician (b. 1979)
2007-08-06 - Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian rock guitarist (Bikini, Omen, Carpathia Project Tirana Rockers, solo) (b. 1969)
2007-08-28 - Hilly Kristal, American Founder of CBGB/Punk rock legend (b. 1932)
2007-09-18 - Pepsi Tate Bassist from the glam-rock band, tigertailz (b. 1965)
2008-05-11 - John Rutsey, Canadian drummer, formerly for Canadian progressive rock band Rush (b.1953)
2009-02-04 - Lux Interior, Frontman of the garage rock band The Cramps (b. 1946)
2009-07-04 - Drake Levin, American rock musician (b. 1946)
2010-06-28 - Bill Aucoin, American rock band manager (b. 1943)
2010-09-20 - Leonard Skinner, American high school gym teacher; namesake of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd (b. 1933)
2012-01-02 - Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) dies at 63
2012-02-08 - Luis Alberto Spinetta, Argentinian rock musician, dies from lung cancer at 62
2012-03-12 - Mike Hossack, American rock drummer, dies from cancer at 65
2013-05-25 - Marshall Lytle, American Rock bassist, dies from lung cancer at 79
2013-07-26 - JJ Cale, American rock guitarist, dies from a heart attack at 74
2014-01-18 - Dennis Frederiksen, American rock singer, dies from liver cancer at 62
2014-07-11 - Tommy Ramone [Erdélyi Tamás], Hungarian-American punk rock drummer/bassist (Ramones), dies of bile duct cancer at 65
2014-08-28 - Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist, dies from heart failure at 67


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