On This Day

December 11, 1964 in Music

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Music

  • Cosy Sheridan, American singer (The Pomegranate Seed)
  • Dave Schools, American musician (Widespread Panic), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Justin Currie, Scottish rock vocalist and bassist (Del Amitri), born in Glasgow

Deaths in Music

  • Sam Cooke, American singer and entrepreneur described as "the inventor of soul music" (You Send Me), shot to death at 33