Deaths in Music in October 1988

  • Oct 7 Billy Daniels, African-American singer (Billy Daniels Show), dies of cancer at 73
  • Oct 8 Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82
  • Oct 19 Son House, American musician (b. 1902)
  • Oct 25 Johnnie Richardson, American R&B musician (Johnnie & Joe), dies at 53