Deaths in Music in March 1989

Person of interestTiny Grimes

Mar 4 Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), dies of meningitis at 72

Jazz Guitarist Tiny Grimes
Jazz Guitarist
Tiny Grimes
  • Mar 10 Doc Green, American singer (The Drifters), dies at 54
  • Mar 19 Alan Civil, British horn player (played horn solo in Beatles "For No One"), dies of liver and kidney failure at 59
  • Mar 20 Archie Bleyer, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey), dies at 79