Musicians in History (Part 3)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 2,102

  • 1919-03-08 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher
  • 1919-05-31 Emmanual Tettey Mensah, musician
  • 1920-01-03 Renato Carosone, Italian Neapolitan jazz pianist and composer ("Torero"), born in Naples, Kingdom of Italy (d. 2001)
  • 1920-02-22 Del Wood [Adelaide Hazelwood], American country musician, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1989)
  • 1920-03-10 Boris Vian, French writer and musician (d. 1959)

Person of interestRavi Shankar

1920-04-07 Ravi Shankar [Chowdhury], Bengali Brahmin sitar master and Indian classical music composer (West Meets East; Concert for Bangladesh), born in Benares, British, India (d. 2012)

Musician Ravi Shankar
Musician
Ravi Shankar
  • 1920-04-13 John LaPorta, American jazz clarinetist and composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • 1920-09-30 Aldo Parisot, Brazilian-American musician and cellist
  • 1920-12-25 Jerome Richardson, American jazz musician, born in Oakland, California (d. 2000)
  • 1921-03-26 Joe Loco [Jose Esteves, Jr], American Latin jazz musician (d. 1988)
  • 1921-04-26 James "Jimmy" Giuffre, American jazz musician, composer, and arranger, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2008)
  • 1921-05-23 Humphrey Lyttelton, British jazz musician, actor and broadcaster (It's Great to Be Young), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire (d. 2008)
  • 1921-06-30 Gordon Reynolds, English organist and master of the Choristers at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, born in Hull, England (d. 1995)
  • 1921-12-06 Piero Piccioni, Italian musician, conductor and composer, born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 2004)
  • 1921-12-28 Johnny Otis [Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes], US R&B musician, producer, and talent scout ("godfather of rhythm and blues"), born in Vallejo California (d. 2012)
  • 1922-02-27 Jackie Kelso [John Joseph Kelson Jr], American jazz saxophonist and session musician, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1922-03-14 Les Baxter, American exotica musician, orchestra leader and composer (Ritual Of The Savage, Born Again), born in Mexia, Texas (d. 1996)
  • 1922-03-24 Dave Appell, American musician, arranger, musical director (Ernie Kovacs), record producer (Charlie Gracie; The Orlons; Tony Orlando and Dawn), and songwriter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • 1922-04-07 Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría, Cuban percussionist (Afro Blue), born in Havana (d. 2003)
  • 1922-04-14 Ali Akbar Khan, Indian classical musician, born in Comilla, East Bangladesh (d. 2009)
  • 1922-04-29 Toots [Jean-Baptiste] Thielemans, Belgian-American jazz musician and composer, born in Brussels (d. 2016)
  • 1922-05-07 Lewis "Lew" Anderson, American actor and musician (The Howdy Doody Show), born in Kirkman, Iowa (d. 2006)
  • 1922-05-18 Kai Winding, Danish-American Jazz musician and trombonist (Georgia On My Mind), born in Aarhus, Denmark (d. 1983)
  • 1922-06-17 Jerry Fielding, American jazz musician and composer (Lively Ones, Hogan's Heroes), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • 1922-08-16 Ernie Freeman, American musician (Raunchy), pianist and arranger, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1981)
  • 1922-09-18 David Gahr, American photographer noted for his work with folk, jazz and rock musicians (Time Magazine; Folkways albums), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2008)
  • 1923-02-22 Norman "Hurricane" Smith, English musician and producer (Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?, Don't Let It Die), born in Edmonton, London (d. 2008)
  • 1923-03-03 Doc Watson, American bluegrass musician, (d. 2012)
  • 1923-05-04 Edward "Ed" Cassidy, American musician (Spirit), born in Harvey, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1923-06-16 Henryk Czyz, Polish composer and musician, born in Grudziądz (d. 2003)
  • 1923-09-25 Sam Rivers, American jazz musician (exponent of free jazz), born in El Reno, Oklahoma (d. 2011)
  • 1923-10-10 Louis Gottlieb, American musician (The Limeliters), born inn La Crescenta, California (d. 1996)
  • 1923-10-17 Barney Kessel, American jazz guitarist (The Wrecking Crew), born in Muskogee, Oklahoma (d. 2004)
  • 1924-01-01 Arthur Prysock, American jazz and R&B singer (I Didn't Sleep a Wink Last Night), born in was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1997) (or Jan 2, 1929)
  • 1924-01-06 Earl Scruggs, American bluegrass banjo player (Flatt & Scruggs - "Foggy Mountain Breakdown"; "Ballad of Jed Clampett"), born in Flint Hill, North Carolina (d. 2012)
  • 1924-01-11 Slim Harpo [James Moore], American blues musician (I'm a King Bee, Baby Scratch My Back), born in Lobdell, Louisiana (d. 1970)
  • 1924-02-02 Elfi von Dassanowsky, Austrian-American producer and musician
  • 1924-06-01 Herbie Lovelle, America drummer, studio musician (Hot Lips Page) and actor (Law & Order), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1924-06-03 Jimmy Rogers, American blues musician (Muddy Waters' Band), born in Ruleville, Mississippi (d. 1997)
  • 1924-06-16 Lucky [Eli] Thompson, American jazz musician (Cuban Fire!), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 2005)
  • 1924-07-08 Johnnie Johnson, American blues and jazz piano player (Chuck Berry's band), born in Fairmount, West Virginia (d. 2005)
  • 1924-07-28 Irving Burgie [Lord Burgess], American Caribbean music composer and musician (Day-O), born in New York City (d. 2019)
  • 1924-08-02 Joe Harnell, American musician, composer and arranger, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1924-10-18 Hugh Allan "Buddy" MacMaster, Canadian musician
  • 1924-10-27 Bonnie Lou [Mary Joan Okum], American rockabilly musician ("Tennessee Mambo"), born in Towanda, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • 1925-01-23 Marty Paich, American jazz pianist, conductor, producer and arranger (Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson), born in Oakland, California (d. 1995)
  • 1925-01-25 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek musician & songwriter, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1992)
  • 1925-02-08 Alvin Brehm, American musician and composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1925-03-02 Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis [Charles Thompson], American blues musician (Cold Hands), born in Tippo, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • 1925-03-04 Paul Mauriat, French easy listening orchestra leader, composer, and arranger ("Love Is Blue"), born in Marseille (d. 2006)
  • 1925-03-22 Gerard Hoffnung, German-British artist, humorist and tuba player (Hoffnung Music Festival), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1959)
  • 1925-04-29 Danny Davis [George Nowlan], country musician (Nashville Brass), born in Randolph, Massachusetts (d. 2008)
  • 1925-05-23 Malcolm "Mac" Wiseman, American bluegrass singer, born in Crimora, Virginia (d. 2019)
  • 1925-07-16 Cal Tjader, American Latin jazz musician, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1982)
  • 1925-08-07 Felice Bryant, American songwriter (Bye Bye Love; Wake Up Little Susie), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2003)
  • 1925-08-27 Darry Cowl, French musician and actor, born in Vittel, France (d. 2006)
  • 1925-11-23 Johnny Mandel, American composer, arranger and musician (M*A*S*H theme), born in New York City (d. 2020)
  • 1925-12-08 Jimmy Smith, American jazz musician and organist (Walk on the Wild Side), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • 1926-03-04 Don Rendell, English jazz musician and arranger, born in Plymouth, Devon (d. 2015)
  • 1926-03-11 Ilhan Mimaroglu, Turkish electronic music composer and musician, born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 2012)
  • 1926-04-25 Paul Walter Fürst, Austrian musician and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2013)

Person of interestMiles Davis

1926-05-26 Miles Davis, American jazz musician, trumpeter and composer, born in Alton, Illinois (d. 1991)

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • 1926-07-14 Harry Dean Stanton, American actor, musician, and singer (Lucky, Alien, Cool Hand Luke, The Godfather Part II), born in West Irvine, Kentucky (d. 2017)
  • 1926-09-19 Arthur Wills, English musician and composer, born in Coventry, England
  • 1926-10-14 Bill Justis, American rock and roll musician (Raunchy), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1982)
  • 1926-11-23 R. L. Burnside, American blues musician (Deep Blues), born in Harmontown, Mississippi (d. 2005)
  • 1926-12-25 Enrique Jorrín, Cuban composer and musician (d. 1987)
  • 1927-01-28 Ronnie Scott [Schatt], British jazz saxophonist and club-owner, born in Aldgate, East London (d. 1996)
  • 1927-01-28 Roy Caton, American trumpet player and session musician, born in Frackville, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • 1927-02-25 Ralph Stanley, American bluegrass musician, born in Dickenson County, Virginia (d. 2016)
  • 1927-04-08 Oliver "Ollie" Mitchell, American musician and bandleader (The Wrecking Crew), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1927-05-01 Billy Byers, American jazz trombonist and arranger, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • 1927-09-20 John Dankworth, English jazz musician and composer, born in Woodford, Essex, England (d. 2010)
  • 1927-10-23 William "Sonny" Criss, American bebop jazz saxophonist (Jazz U.S.A.), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1977)
  • 1927-11-18 Hank Ballard [John Henry Kendricks], American rocker (The Midnighters - "The Twist" - pre-Chubber Checker), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2003)
  • 1928-03-12 Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (d. 2007)
  • 1928-03-19 (Allan Thomas) "Tom" Paley, American folk musician (New Lost City Ramblers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1928-04-03 Don Gibson, American country musician and songwriter ("Sweet Dreams"; "I Can't Stop Loving You"), born in Shelby, North Carolina (d. 2003)
  • 1928-04-09 Tom Lehrer, American musician ("The Elements"), satirist (That Was The Week That Was), and mathematician, born in NYC, New York
  • 1928-04-19 Alexis Korner, British blues musician (Blues Inc-Bootleg Him), born in Paris, France (d. 1984)
  • 1928-05-12 Henry Cosby, African-American songwriter, musician and producer for Motown (Tears of a Clown), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • 1928-06-20 Eric Dolphy, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1964)
  • 1928-07-17 Vince Guaraldi, American jazz pianist and composer (Peanuts TV specials), born in San Francisco (d. 1976)
  • 1928-07-20 Peter Ind, British jazz double bassist, born in Middlesex, England
  • 1928-08-07 Herb Reed, American musician (The Platters), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2012)
  • 1928-08-08 Don Burrows, Australian musician
  • 1928-08-11 Stan Kesler, American session musician, songwriter and, record producer and songwriter (Sun Studio), born in Abbeville, Mississippi (d. 2020)
  • 1928-09-15 Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, American jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader of the 1950-60s hard bop era (The Black Messiah), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 1975)
  • 1928-10-04 Torben Ulrich, Danish tennis player, musician, writer, filmmaker and father of Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, born in Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • 1928-10-22 Clare Fischer, American musician, composer and arranger, born in Durand, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1928-11-06 Peter Matz, American musician and orchestra leader (Hullabaloo; The Carol Burnett Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1928-11-10 Ennio Morricone, Italian composer and musician (film soundtracks for The Mission and The Hateful Eight), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2020) [1]
  • 1928-11-19 Don Hunstein, American photographer of musicians, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • 1928-12-28 Moe Koffman, Canadian musician (d. 2001)
  • 1929-02-04 Paul Burlison, American rockabilly musician (The Rock N Roll Trio), born in Brownsville, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • 1929-02-05 Hal Blaine [Harold Belsky], American pop and rock session drummer (The Wrecking Crew), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • 1929-02-25 Tommy Newsom, American saxophonist and bandleader (Tonight Show), born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 2007)
  • 1929-03-26 Maurice Simon, American jazz musician, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2019)
  • 1929-07-18 "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins, R&B musician (I Put a Spell on You), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • 1929-09-23 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 201 - 300 of 774

  • 1986-11-07 Tracy Pew, Australian musician (The Birthday Party) (b. 1957)
  • 1986-11-22 Scatman Crothers [Benjamin], American actor, singer, dancer and musician (Chico and the Man, The Shining), dies at 76
  • 1987-02-02 Patrick "Spike" Hughes, British jazz musician (Cinderella), dies at 78
  • 1987-03-13 Fela Sowande, Nigerian musician and composer, dies at 81
  • 1987-07-01 Snakefinger, British-born musician (b. 1949)
  • 1987-09-11 Peter Tosh [Winston Hubert McIntosh], Jamaican reggae musician (The Wailers -"Get Up Stand Up"; Mystic Man, Legalize It), shot dead at his home in Jamaica at 42
  • 1987-09-21 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report), dies at 35
  • 1987-10-16 Dana Suesse, American musician and songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures), dies at 77
  • 1987-12-12 Enrique Jorrín, Cuban musician and composer (b. 1926)
  • 1987-12-18 Conny Plank, German record producer and musician, dies at 47
  • 1988-02-13 John Curulewski, American rock guitarist and singer (Styx), dies of a brain aneurysm at 37
  • 1988-02-24 Memphis Slim [John Len Chatman], American blues musician ("Every Day I Have the Blues"), dies at 72
  • 1988-04-09 Dave Prater, American singer and musician (Sam & Dave), dies in a car crash at 50
  • 1988-06-25 Hillel Slovak, Israeli musician (Anthym/What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (b. 1962)
  • 1988-08-12 Jean-Michel Basquiat, American musician/graffiti painter (Gray, SAMO), dies
  • 1988-08-14 Robert Calvert, South African-British writer and musician (Hawkwind), dies of a heart attack at 43
  • 1988-10-19 Edward "Son" House, American delta blues singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Walking Blues"; "Preachin' The Blues"), dies of larynx cancer at 86
  • 1988-10-25 Johnnie Richardson, American R&B musician (Johnnie & Joe), dies at 53
  • 1988-12-06 Roy Orbison, American musician (Pretty Woman), dies of a massive heart attack at 52
  • 1989-05-10 Woody Shaw, American jazz musician (b. 1944)
  • 1989-05-29 John Cipollina, American musician (Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies from a longterm illness at 45
  • 1989-09-14 [Dámaso] Pérez Prado, Cuban bandleader and musician, dies of a stroke at 71
  • 1989-10-03 Del Wool [Adelaide Hazelwood], American country musician, dies at 69
  • 1989-12-01 William "Billy" Lyall, Scottish musician (Bay City Rollers), dies of AIDS-related causes at 36
  • 1990-01-19 Semprini, English musician (b. 1908)
  • 1990-02-08 Del Shannon [Charles Westover], American rock musician and songwriter (Runaway), commits suicide at 55
  • 1990-02-26 Cornell Gunther, American musician (Coasters, Poison Ivy), dies at 53
  • 1990-02-26 Scott Jarvis, musician (Great Expectations), dies of AIDS at 46
  • 1990-03-17 Rick Grech, British musician (Blind Faith, Traffic), dies at 44
  • 1990-06-03 Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (b. 1949)
  • 1990-07-27 Bobby Day [Robert Byrd], American rock musician (Rockin' Robin), dies of cancer at 58
  • 1990-08-15 Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician (b. 1962)
  • 1990-10-08 B.J. Wilson, English musician (Procol Harum) (b. 1947)
  • 1991-04-08 Dead [Pelle Ohlin], Swedish heavy metal singer (Mayhem), commits suicide at 22
  • 1991-04-23 Johnny Thunders, American musician (b. 1952)
  • 1991-05-13 James "Jimmy" McPartland, American cornetist and musician (Magic Horn), dies of cancer at 83
  • 1991-05-15 Bud Freeman, American jazz musician and tenor saxophonist (Eel), dies of cancer at 84
  • 1991-05-23 William Sinnot, Scottish pop musician (Shamen), dies at 30
  • 1991-06-01 David Ruffin, American soul musician and early lead singer for The Temptations (My Girl, Ain't Too Proud to Beg), dies of drug overdose at 50
  • 1991-06-29 Richard "Groove" Holmes, American jazz organist (Misty), dies of cancer at 60
  • 1991-08-19 Richard Maltby Sr., American musician and orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), dies at 77
  • 1991-09-18 Rob Tyner [Robert Derminer], American hard rock singer (MC5 - Kick Out The Jams), dies of a heart attack at 46
  • 1991-09-29 Zapata Jaw [Nelson Renfrum], Surinamese musician, dies
  • 1992-01-01 Constantin Poustochkine, Dutch jazz musician & critic, dies at 81
  • 1992-01-29 Willie Dixon, American blues musician ("Backdoor Man"), dies at 76
  • 1992-03-10 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925)
  • 1992-04-25 Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese pop musician dies of pulmonary edema at 26
  • 1992-05-16 Chalino Sánchez, Mexican musician, murdered at 31
  • 1992-08-16 Mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack
  • 1992-12-11 Andy Kirk, American jazz musician (I Won't Tell a Soul (I Love You)), dies at 94
  • 1993-02-25 Toy Caldwell, American Southern-rock musician (Marshall Tucker Band), dies of cocaine induced cardio-respiratory failure at 45
  • 1993-07-11 Mario Bauza, Cubans/US jazz musician, dies at 82
  • 1993-07-31 Rob Jones "The Bass Thing" English musician (The Wonder Stuff), dies at 29
  • 1993-08-05 Randy Hobbs, American rock musician (Johnny Winter Band, McCoys), dies of heart failure at 45
  • 1993-08-10 Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian musician (Mayhem) (b. 1968)
  • 1993-09-24 Ian Stuart Donaldson, British musician (b. 1957)
  • 1993-10-15 Ken E Jones, musician (New Amsterdam Symph Orchestra), dies of AIDS at 34
  • 1993-10-17 Criss Oliva, American musician (Savatage), dies at 30
  • 1993-10-22 Luis Felipe Ramón y Rivera, Venezuelan musician and composer, dies at 80
  • 1993-12-05 Doug Hopkins, American guitarist and songwriter (Gin Blossoms), commits suicide using a pistol at 32
  • 1994-02-22 Papa John Creach, American blues violinist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane), dies of heart failure at 76
  • 1994-03-01 Timothy Andrew James Souster, British composer, dies at 51
  • 1994-03-22 Dan Hartman, American musician, singer-songwriter, and producer (Edgar Winter Group - "Free Ride; solo- "I Can Dream About You"; James Brown -"Living In America") dies of an AIDS-related brain tumor at 43
  • 1994-04-06 Dick Cary, American jazz musician, dies at 77
  • 1994-06-14 Lionel Grigson, British jazz musician, dies at 52
  • 1994-09-17 John DeLaFose, American French speaking zydeco musician, dies at 55
  • 1994-09-22 Leonard Feather, British jazz critic and musician, dies at 80
  • 1994-09-28 Urmas Alender, Estonian singer and musician (b. 1953)
  • 1994-10-22 James "Jimmy" Miller, American record producer and musician (The Rolling Stones), dies of liver failure at 52
  • 1994-12-09 Garnett Silk [Garnet Damion Smith], Jamacian reggae musician, dies in a fire at 28
  • 1994-12-15 Hans de Jong, musician and conductor (Amsterdams Vrouwenkoor), dies at 86
  • 1995-02-23 Melvin Franklin, American musician (The Temptations), dies at 52
  • 1995-02-24 Richard Nicholson, musician, dies at 89
  • 1995-03-05 (Victor) "Vivian" Stanshall, British singer and comic songwriter (Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band - "I'm The Urban Spaceman"; Magical Mystery Tour), dies in a fire at his home, at 51
  • 1995-03-10 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, Dutch musician, dies at 79
  • 1995-03-19 Kenneth Loveless, priest folk musician, dies at 83
  • 1995-03-31 Carl Story, American bluegrass musician (Rambling Mountaineers), dies at 78
  • 1995-04-02 Leo LeBlanc, American country musician and pianist who was legally blind, dies of cancer at 55
  • 1995-05-05 Thomas Eden Binkley, musician, dies at 63
  • 1995-05-18 Gordon Reynolds, English organist & master of the Choristers at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, dies at 74
  • 1995-06-04 Ernest Borneman, German sexual researcher, psychotherapist, musician and writer (Bang, You're Dead), dies at 80
  • 1995-06-20 Dennis Gomm, British composer and musician, dies at 84
  • 1995-07-06 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher, dies at 76
  • 1995-07-25 Osvaldo Pugliese, Argentine musician and composer, dies at 89
  • 1995-07-30 Biggie Tembo [Rodwell Marasha], Zimbabwean musician (Bhundu Boys), takes his own life at 36

Person of interestJerry Garcia

1995-08-09 Jerry Garcia, American rock musician (Grateful Dead - "Uncle John's Band"), dies of a heart attack at 53

Rock Musician Jerry Garcia
Rock Musician
Jerry Garcia
  • 1995-08-16 Robert "Robby" Debarge, R&B Musician, dies at 36
  • 1995-08-17 William Strethan "Wild Bill" Davis, American musician, dies at 76
  • 1995-08-23 Dwayne Rudolph Goettel, musician, dies at 31
  • 1995-08-27 Marty Paich, American jazz pianist, conductor, producer and arranger (Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson), dies of colon cancer at 70
  • 1995-08-30 Sterling Morrison, American musician (Velvet Underground), dies at 53
  • 1995-09-04 Chuck Greenberg, new age musician (Shadowfax), dies at 45
  • 1995-09-09 Ida Carroll, English musician and administrator, dies at 89
  • 1995-09-22 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer, dies at 62
  • 1995-10-08 Christopher Keene, musician, dies at 48
  • 1995-10-19 Don Cherry, American jazz trumpeter (Ornette Coleman), dies from liver cancer at 58
  • 1995-11-30 Randy Walker (AKA Stretch), American musician (b. 1972)
  • 1995-12-28 Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis [Charles Thompson], American blues musician (Cold Hands), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • 1996-01-06 Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise, American musician, dies at 80
  • 1996-01-08 William Mac Lance "Tiny" McCloud, musician/songwriter, dies at 52

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