On This Day

Musicians Who Died in September 2004

  • Sep 3 Billy Davis, American music producer and songwriter (I'd Like To Buy The World A Coke), dies at 72
  • Sep 9 Ernie Ball, American entrepreneur and musician who pioneered the development of guitar-related products, dies at 74
  • Sep 11 Fred Ebb, American lyricist (b. 1933)
  • Sep 12 Kenny Buttrey, American influential drummer, dies at 59
  • Sep 12 John Buller, British composer, dies at 77

Person of interestJohnny Ramone

Sep 15 Johnny Ramone, American lead guitarist of the punk rock band The Ramones, dies of prostate cancer at 55

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
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Johnny Ramone
  • Sep 16 Izora Rhodes Armstead, American singer (The Weather Girls), dies at 62
  • Sep 19 Skeeter Davis, American singer (b. 1931)
  • Sep 19 Ellis Marsalis, Sr., American businessman, musician, and activist
  • Sep 23 André Hazes, Dutch barkeeper and singer (We Love Orange), dies at 53
  • Sep 24 Joep Straesser, Dutch composer (Blossom songs, Ramasasiri), dies at 70
  • Sep 27 Louis Satterfield [also known as Lui-Lui, Ealee, and Sat], American trombone player (The Pharaohs, Earth, Wind & Fire, Phenix Horns), dies at 67