Deaths in Music in January 2006

  • Jan 1 Bryan Harvey, American musician (House of Freaks), dies at 2006
  • Jan 6 Lou Rawls, American vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man)

Person of interestWilson Pickett

Jan 19 Wilson Pickett, American R&B singer (Funky Broadway), dies of a heart attack at 64

R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson Pickett
R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter
Wilson Pickett
  • Jan 24 Fayard Nicholas, American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers and actor (The Five Heartbeats), dies of pneumonia and complications from a stroke at 91
  • Jan 27 Gene McFadden, American singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
  • Jan 31 Moira Shearer, Scottish actress (The Red Shoes) and ballerina, dies at 80