On This Day

January 22, 1997 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Deaths in Music

  • Billy MacKenzie, Scottish rock vocalist (The Associates-Affectionate Punch), committed suicide at 39
  • Irwin Levine, composer (Tie a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 58
  • Ron Holden, American singer (b. 1939)
  • Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster, dies at 66
1997 in Music