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February 26, 1977 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Deaths in Music

  • (Booker T. Washington) "Bukka" White, American country and Delta blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter ("Shake'Em On Down"; "Parchman Farm Blues"), dies of cancer at 70
  • Maxime Jacob, French composer and organist, dies at 71
  • Sherman Garnes, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers), dies of a heart attack at 36
1977 in Music