On This Day

Musicians Who Died in March 1989

  • Mar 4 Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), dies of meningitis at 72
  • Mar 8 Stuart Hamblen, American singer and composer (This Ole House), dies at 80
  • Mar 10 Doc Green, American singer (The Drifters), dies at 54
  • Mar 17 Marek Bliziński, Polish jazz guitarist and composer, dies of skin cancer at 41
  • Mar 19 Alan Civil, British horn player (played solo on Beatles "For No One"), dies of liver and kidney failure at 59
  • Mar 20 Archie Bleyer, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey), dies at 79
  • Mar 24 Arnett Cobb, American jazz tenor saxophonist (Lionel Hampton), dies at 70