Deaths in Music in October 1977

  • Oct 8 Giorgos Papasideris, Greek country singer, composer and lyricist, dies at 75

Person of interestBing Crosby

Oct 14 Bing Crosby [Harry Lillis Crosby], American singer and actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • Oct 20 Cassie Gaines, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 28
  • Oct 20 Ronnie Van Zant, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 29
  • Oct 20 Steve Gaines, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in air crash at 28
  • Oct 21 Ferit Tuzun, Turkish composer, dies at 48