March 2006 in Music History

Events in Music

Hall of Fame

Mar 13 21st Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Black Sabbath; Blondie; Miles Davis; Lynyrd Skynyrd; Sex Pistols; Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss


Weddings in Music

  • Mar 14 Comedian and actor Jack Black (36) weds musician and animator Tanya Haden (34) in Big Sur, California
  • Mar 25 Cowboy Crush singer Darla Perlozzi weds musician Timmy Lee Patterson at Southern Belle Wedding Chapel in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Johnny Jackson, American drummer (The Jackson 5), dies at 54
  • Mar 4 Jan Felderhof, Dutch violinist and composer, dies at 98
  • Mar 6 King Floyd, American soul singer-songwriter ("Groove Me"), dies of complications of a stroke and diabetes at 61
  • Mar 7 Ali Farka Touré, Malian musician, dies at 66
  • Mar 10 Anna Moffo, American soprano (Adventurers), dies at 73
  • Mar 13 Arne Dørumsgaard, Norwegian composer, dies at 84
  • Mar 17 Bob Blue, American singer/songwriter (b. 1948)
  • Mar 18 Dan Gibson, musician (b. 1922)
  • Mar 23 Cindy Walker, American songwriter ("Dream Baby"; "You Don't Know Me") and country singer, dies at 87
  • Mar 23 Sarah Caldwell, American conductor/opera director (Flagstaff), dies at 82
  • Mar 25 (Alvis) "Buck" Owens, American "Bakersfield Sound" country singer-songwriter ("Under Your Spell Again"), bandleader (The Buckaroos - "Act Naturally"), and TV personality (Hee Haw), dies of an apparent heart attack at 76
  • Mar 25 Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944)
  • Mar 26 Nikki Sudden, British singer-songwriter (b. 1956)
  • Mar 28 Proinsias Ó Maonaigh, Irish musician (b. 1922)
  • Mar 29 Werner Wolf Glaser, German-Swedish composer, dies at 95
  • Mar 31 Jackie McLean, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1931 or 1932)