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May 27, 2011 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Deaths in Music

  • Gill Scott-Heron, American writer, poet and singer ("Whitey on the Moon"), dies at 62
  • Jeff Conaway, American actor and singer (Taxi - "Bobby"; Grease - "Kenickie"; Babylon 5 - "Zack"), dies of pneumonia and sepsis at 51
2011 in Music