On This Day

January 11, 2005 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Deaths in Music

  • James Griffin, American musician (Bread) (b. 1943)
  • Jimmy Griffin, American pop singer, guitarist and songwriter, (Bread), and Academy Award winner ("For All We Know"), dies of cancer at 61
  • Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (b. 1913)
  • Spencer Dryden, American drummer (Jefferson Airplane - "White Rabbit"; New Riders of the Purple Sage) dies of colon cancer at 66
2005 in Music