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April 6, 2016 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Deaths in Music

  • Dennis Davis, American drummer (David Bowie), dies of cancer at 66

Person of interestMerle Haggard

Merle Haggard, American country music singer-songwriter ("Mama Tried"; "If We Make It Through December"; "Okie from Muskogee"), dies on his 79th birthday

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

2016 in Music