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August 15, 1961 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Matt Johnson, English singer-songwriter (The The), born in London, England

Deaths in Music

  • Granville "Sticks" McGhee, American blues guitarist, singer and songwriter("Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee"), dies of lung cancer
1961 in Music