Musicians in History (Part 7)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 2,134

  • 1945-06-04 Anthony Braxton, American jazz musician and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-06-14 Rod Argent, English rock musician (The Zombies - "She's Not There"; Argent - "Hold Your Head Up"), born in St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • 1945-06-16 John Dawson [a.k.a. Marmaduke], American musician, singer, and songwriter, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • 1945-06-19 Peter Bardens, English musician (Camel), born in London (d. 2002)
  • 1945-06-19 Robert Franklin Palmer Jr., American writer, musicologist, and musician (Deep Blues), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1945-07-14 Jim Gordon, American drummer and studio musician (Derek and the Dominos), born in Los Angeles, California [1]
  • 1945-08-07 Kerry Chater, Canadian musician (Gary Puckett & Union Gap - "Young Girl") and Nashville songwriter, born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestSteve Martin

1945-08-14 Steve Martin, American comedian, banjo player, author and actor (Parenthood; The Jerk; Roxanne), born in Waco, Texas

Actor and Comedian Steve Martin
Actor and Comedian
Steve Martin
  • 1945-08-28 Bob Segarini, American musician and radio personality, born in Stockton, California
  • 1945-09-03 George Biondo, American rock bass player (Steppenwolf), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-09-06 Petr Novák, Czech musician (George and Beatovens, Flamengo), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1997)
  • 1945-09-08 Kelly Groucutt, English musician (Electric Light Orchestra), born in Coseley, England (d. 2009)
  • 1945-09-19 David Bromberg, American musician (Demon in Disguise), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-10-05 Geoff Leigh, British saxophonist and flute player (Henry Cow), born in Manchester, England
  • 1945-10-14 Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake), born in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • 1945-10-30 Pamelo Mounk'a, Congolese musician, born in Ouesso, Brazzaville (d. 1996)
  • 1945-10-31 Rik Kenton, British musician (Roxy Music, Woody Kern), born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • 1945-11-01 Rick Grech, British rock musician (Blind Faith, Traffic), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1990)
  • 1945-11-20 Danny McBride, American musician (Sha Na Na), born in Somerville, Massachusetts (2009)
  • 1945-12-12 Alan Ward, English rock musician, born in Nottingham, England
  • 1945-12-12 Tony Williams, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • 1945-12-24 Lemmy [Ian Fraser Kilmister], British heavy metal musician (Motörhead), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 2015)
  • 1945-12-24 John Till, Canadian musician, born in Stratford, Canada
  • 1946-01-11 Tony Kaye [Anthony John Selvidge], English piano and organ player (Yes, 1968-71; 1983-94; 2018–19), born in Leicester, England
  • 1946-01-12 Cynthia Robinson, American musician (Sly & Family Stone - "Everyday People"), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2015)
  • 1946-01-13 Eero Koivistoinen, Finnish musician
  • 1946-01-31 Terry Kath, American rock guitarist & songwriter (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1976)
  • 1946-02-03 Stan Webb, English blues musician (Chicken Shack), born in London
  • 1946-02-10 Kenneth "Kenny" Edwards, American musician and singer-songwriter (The Stone Poneys, Bryndle), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2010)
  • 1946-02-23 Norman "Rusty" Young, American pedal-steel guitarist, singer and songwriter (Poco - "Rose of Cimarron"; "Crazy Love"), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2021)
  • 1946-03-01 Tony Ashton, British musician (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Blackburn, England (d. 2001)
  • 1946-03-05 Richard Bell, Canadian musician (Full Tilt Boogie Band), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2007)
  • 1946-03-09 Jim Cregan, English rock musician, born in Yeovil, Somerset
  • 1946-03-24 Klaus Dinger, German musician (Kraftwerk; Neu!), born in Scherfede, Germany (d. 2008)
  • 1946-03-27 Olaf Malolepski, German musician (Die Flippers), born in Madgeburg, Germany
  • 1946-03-28 Richard Sussman, American jazz musician and composer
  • 1946-03-29 Billy Thorpe, Australian musician (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs), born in Manchester (d. 2007)
  • 1946-04-02 Kurt Winter, Canadian musician (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Canada (d. 1997)
  • 1946-04-06 Danny Kortchmar, American session guitarist, producer and songwriter (James Taylor, Carole King, Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, Don Henley), born in New York City
  • 1946-04-18 Lenny Baker, American musician (Sha Na Na), born in Whitman, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1946-04-21 Doug MacLeod, American blues musician (Blues Music Awards' Acoustic Artist of the Year, 2014, 2016 and 2017), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-04-27 Gordon Haskell, British pop, rock and blues musician (Fleur De Lys; King Crimson, 1970; Harry's Bar), born in Verwood, Dorset, England (d. 2020)
  • 1946-05-01 Jerry Weiss, American jazz musician (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestDonovan Philips Leitch

1946-05-10 Donovan [Philips Leitch], Scottish guitarist and singer-songwriter ("Sunshine Superman"; "Mellow Yellow"; "Season Of The Witch"), born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1946-05-11 (Michel) "Plume" Latraverse, Canadian rock and blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1946-05-17 Udo Lindenberg, German musician, born in Gronau, Westphalia
  • 1946-05-26 Mick Ronson, English rock guitarist and producer (Mott the Hoople; The Spiders From Mars), born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 1993)
  • 1946-05-27 Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Danish jazz double bassist, born in Osted, Zealand, Denmark (d. 2005)
  • 1946-06-16 Tom Harrell. American jazz musician (Time's Mirror), born in Urbana, Illinois
  • 1946-06-25 Ian McDonald, English rock musician (saxophone, keyboards, guitar) (King Crimson, Foreigner), born in Osterly, Middlesex
  • 1946-07-09 Bon Scott [Ronald Belford Scott], Australian rock musician (lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC), born in Forfar, Scotland (d. 1980)
  • 1946-07-11 Cuthbert Johnson, English musician and Benedictine abbot, born in County Durham, England (d. 2017)
  • 1946-07-22 Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician (d. 2000)
  • 1946-07-23 Keith Ferguson, American blues bassist (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1997)
  • 1946-08-01 Raymond "Boz" Burrell, British rock musician (King Crimson, Bad Company), born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire (d. 2006)
  • 1946-08-20 Ralf Hütter, German musician (Kraftwerk), born in Krefeld, Germany
  • 1946-09-02 Billy Preston, American soul musician, singer and pianist, 5th Beatle ("Nothing From Nothing"; "You Are So Beautiful"), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2006)
  • 1946-09-06 Buizen Beernd [Bennie Jolink], Dutch singer and musician (Normal), born in Hummelo, Netherlands
  • 1946-09-24 Carson Van Osten, American musician and comic strip writer (Disney), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • 1946-09-24 Marc Neikrug, American pianist, conductor and composer (Los Alamos), born in New York City
  • 1946-10-12 Daryl Runswick, British composer, arranger, musician, producer and educator, born in Leicester, England
  • 1946-10-14 Dan McCafferty, Scottish rock vocalist (Nazareth - "Love Hurts"), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • 1946-11-11 Len "Chip" Hawkes, British bassist (The Tremeloes), born in London
  • 1946-11-18 Chris Rainbow [Harley], Scottish rock singer, musician and producer (Alan Parsons Project), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • 1946-11-20 Ray Stiles, English musician (Mud, The Hollies), born in Guildford, England
  • 1946-11-26 Raymond Louis "Ray" Kennedy, American songwriter ("Sail On, Sailor"), session and touring singer, musician, and record producer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • 1946-12-15 Carmine Appice, American musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-16 Benny Andersson, Swedish pop composer and musician (ABBA), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1946-12-28 Edgar Winter, American rock musician ("Frankenstein"; "Free Ride"), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1947-01-04 Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • 1947-01-21 Pye [Julian] Hastings, British singer and musician (Caravan - In The Land of Grey and Pink), born in Tomnavoulin, Banffshire, Scotland
  • 1947-01-24 Warren Zevon, American rock singer-songwriter & musician (Werewolves of London, Lawyers, Guns and Money, Excitable Boy), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1947-01-29 Marián Varga, Slovak musician
  • 1947-01-30 Steve Marriott, English musician & songwriter (Small Faces, 1965-68, 75-78); Humble Pie, 1969-75, 79-83 - Eat It), born in Manor Park, London (d. 1991)
  • 1947-02-02 Derek Shulman, Scottish musician (Gentle Giant), born in Glasgow
  • 1947-02-24 Rupert Holmes, English musician
  • 1947-03-04 Jan Garbarek, Norwegian musician
  • 1947-03-16 Ramzan Paskayev, Chechen accordionist and folk musician, born in Taraz, Kazakhstan
  • 1947-03-21 Franco Mussida, Italian progressive rock musician (Premiata Forneria Marconi), born in Milan, Italy

Person of interestElton John

1947-03-25 Elton John [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], English singer-songwriter and piano player ("Rocketman"; "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"; "Candle In The Wind"), born in Pinner, Middlesex

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 1947-04-07 Florian Schneider, German musician (Kraftwerk), born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 2020)
  • 1947-04-08 Larry Norman, American musician and pioneer of Christian rock music (Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2008)
  • 1947-04-19 Mark Volman, American rock and roll musician and songwriter (The Turtles - "Happy Together"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-04-28 Steve Khan [Cahn], American jazz guitarist (Christmas Waltz), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-05-24 Albert Bouchard, American musician, singer and songwriter (Blue Öyster Cult - "Don't Fear The Reaper"), born in Watertown, New York
  • 1947-05-24 Robert "Waddy" Wachtel, American session guitarist, composer and record producer (Warren Zevon; Stevie Nicks; James Taylor; Linda Ronstadt; Jackson Browne), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-05-27 Peter Knight, British folk musician, fiddler, and mandolin player ( Steeleye Span; The Wombles), born in London, England
  • 1947-05-28 Leland Sklar, American bass guitarist and session musician (James Taylor; Crosby, Stills & Nash), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1947-06-05 Tom Evans, British rock guitarist, bass player, and singer-songwriter (Badfinger -"Without You": "Maybe Tomorrow"), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1983)
  • 1947-06-05 Laurie Anderson, American violinist, composer, and avant-garde artist ("O Superman"; "Let X=X"), born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois
  • 1947-06-16 Tom "Bones" Malone, American jazz musician, arranger, and producer (SNL; Blues Brothers), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1947-06-17 George S. Clinton, American funk musician and, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1947-06-22 Howard Kaylan, American rock and roll musician and writer (The Turtles), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-07-01 Marc Benno, American musician (Rock 'n' Roll Me Again), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1947-07-04 William "Bill" Schnee, American musician, music producer, and audio engineer, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1947-07-09 Haruomi Hosono, Japanese musician (Yellow Magic Orchestra), born in Minato, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1947-07-15 Roky Erickson [Roger Kynard], American musician (The 13th Floor Elevators - "Starry Eyes"; "Don't Slander Me"), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2019)
  • 1947-07-17 Wolfgang Flür, German musician (Kraftwerk), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1947-08-04 Paul Layton, English musician and rocker (The New Seekers - "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing"), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1947-08-10 Ian Anderson, Scottish-born musician, singer, and songwriter (Jethro Tull), born in Fife, Scotland

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 601 - 700 of 782

  • 2010-06-07 Stuart Cable, Welsh rock drummer (Stereolab), and broadcaster, choles to death on his own vomit at 40
  • 2010-07-26 Ben Keith [Bennett Keith Schaeufele], American musician and record producer (Neil Young, Great Speckled Bird), dies at 73
  • 2010-07-29 Roy Caton, American trumpet player and session musician, dies at 83
  • 2010-08-18 Kenneth "Kenny" Edwards, American musician and singer-songwriter (The Stone Poneys, Bryndle), dies of cancer and a blood disorder at 64
  • 2010-08-19 Michael Been, American musician (The Call), dies at 60
  • 2010-09-03 Mike Edwards [Swami Deva Pramada], English musician (ELO), killed by a rolling hay bale at 62
  • 2010-09-15 Arrow, Montserratian soca musician (b. 1949)
  • 2010-10-05 Steve Lee, Swiss musician and vocalist (Gotthard) (b. 1963)
  • 2010-10-07 T Lavitz, American musician (b. 1956)
  • 2010-10-18 Marion Brown, American jazz musician (b. 1931)
  • 2010-10-25 Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican reggae musician, dies of lung cancer at 59
  • 2010-11-25 Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)
  • 2010-12-09 James Moody, American jazz musician (b. 1925)
  • 2010-12-17 Captain Beefheart [Don Van Vliet], American rock musician, complications from multiple sclerosis at 69
  • 2011-01-04 Mick Karn, Cypriot-born British musician (Japan) (b. 1958)
  • 2011-01-04 Gerry Rafferty, Scottish guitarist and vocalist (Baker Street), dies at 63
  • 2011-01-10 Bosko Petrovic, Croatian jazz musician, founder of the Zagreb Jazz Quartet, dies at 75
  • 2011-01-26 Charlie Louvin, American musician (b. 1927)
  • 2011-03-08 Mike Starr (musician), American Musician (b. 1966)
  • 2011-03-19 Kym Bonython, Australian radio broadcaster, jazz musician, speedway promoter (b. 1920)
  • 2011-04-23 Tom King, American rock guitarist, songwriter, guitarist, and arranger (The Outsiders - "Time Won't Let Me"), dies of congestive heart failure at 68
  • 2011-05-07 "Big" George Webley, British broadcaster, composer, bandleader and musician, dies of a heart attack at 53
  • 2011-06-08 Alan Rubin, American musician (Blues Brothers) known as "Mr Fabulous", dies of cancer at 68
  • 2011-06-11 Seth Putnam, American extreme heavy metal guitarist and vocalist, dies of heart attack at 43
  • 2011-07-09 Facundo Cabral, Argentine musician (b. 1937)
  • 2011-07-09 Würzel [Michael Burston], British musician (Motörhead), dies of ventricular fibrillation at 61
  • 2011-07-23 Johnny Hoes, Dutch musician and producer (Wished I'd stayed with my Mom), dies at 94
  • 2011-08-11 Jani Lane [John Oswald], American heavy metal rock songwriter, and singer (Warrant - "Cherry Pie"), dies of acute alcohol poisoning at 47
  • 2011-08-13 Topi Sorsakoski, Finnish musician (b. 1952)
  • 2011-10-05 Bert Jansch, Scottish folk musician (Pentangle), dies at 67
  • 2011-10-10 Jagjit Singh, Indian Musician, Ghazal Maestro, Padma Bhusan awardee (b. 1941)
  • 2011-10-21 Edmundo Ros, Trinidadian-Venezuelan musician and arranger, dies at 100
  • 2011-11-15 Mark "Moogy" Klingman, American rock musician and songwriter (Utopia) dies of bladder cancer at 61
  • 2011-11-27 Sultan Khan, Indian classical musician, dies at 71
  • 2011-12-06 Dobie Gray [Lawrence Brown], American musician and singer (Drift Away), dies of cancer at 71
  • 2011-12-25 Jim "Motorhead" Sherwood [Euclid James Sherwood], American rock musician (Mothers Of Invention), dies at 69
  • 2011-12-26 Sam Rivers, American jazz musician (exponent of free jazz), dies of pneumonia at 88
  • 2012-01-16 Jimmy Castor, American pop and funk musician (Troglodyte (Cave Man), Jimmy Castor Bunch), died of heart failure at 71
  • 2012-01-17 Johnny Otis [Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes], US R&B musician, producer, and talent scout ("godfather of rhythm and blues"), dies at 90
  • 2012-01-26 Clare Fischer, American musician, composer and arranger, dies at 83
  • 2012-02-08 Luis Alberto Spinetta, Argentinian rock musician, dies from lung cancer at 62
  • 2012-02-25 Louisiana Red, American blues musician, dies from stroke at 79

Person of interestDavy Jones

2012-02-29 Davy Jones, English musician (The Monkees), dies from heart attack at 66

Singer Davy Jones
Singer
Davy Jones
  • 2012-03-28 Earl Scruggs, American bluegrass banjo player (Flatt & Scruggs - "Foggy Mountain Breakdown"; "Ballad of Jed Clampett"), dies from natural causes at 88
  • 2012-04-19 Levon Helm, American drummer and singer (The Band - "Up On Cripple Creek"; "The Weight"), and actor (Coal Miner's Daughter; The Right Stuff), dies from throat cancer at 71
  • 2012-04-28 Jackie Kelso [John Joseph Kelson Jr], American jazz saxophonist & session musician, dies at 90
  • 2012-05-16 Doug Dillard, American country rock musician (The Dillards, Gene Clark, Dillard & Clark) and actor (Clem-Popeye), dies of a lung infection caused by a collapsed lung at 75
  • 2012-05-20 Robert Nix, American musician (founding member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section), dies at 67
  • 2012-05-29 Doc Watson, American bluegrass musician, dies from complications following surgery at 89
  • 2012-06-04 Herb Reed, American pop singer (The Platters - "Only You"; "The Great Pretender"), dies from multiple medical complications at 83
  • 2012-06-07 Bob Welch, American musician (Fleetwood Mac), commits suicide by gunshot at 66
  • 2012-07-16 Jon Lord, English keyboardist and composer (Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water"; Whitesnake), dies from a pulmonary embolism at 71
  • 2012-07-17 Ilhan Mimaroglu, Turkish electronic music composer and musician, dies at 86
  • 2012-08-15 Bob Birch, American musician (Elton John), commits suicide at 56
  • 2012-09-30 César Bolaños, Peruvian electro-acoustic and experimental musician and composer, dies at 81

Person of interestRavi Shankar

2012-12-11 Ravi Shankar [Chowdhury], Bengali Brahmin sitar master and Indian classical music composer (West Meets East; Concert for Bangladesh), dies at 92

Musician Ravi Shankar
Musician
Ravi Shankar
  • 2013-02-27 Richard Street, American R&B musician (The Temptations), dies at 70
  • 2013-03-07 Kenny Ball, English jazz musician, dies of pneumonia at 82
  • 2013-04-10 Jimmy Dawkins, American electric blues musician, dies at 76
  • 2013-04-18 Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, American musician (Parliament-Funkadelic collective), dies of liver failure at 60
  • 2013-04-26 George Jones, American country singer-songwriter ("Golden Rings"; "Oh Lonesome Me"), dies from hypoxic respiratory failure at 81
  • 2013-05-11 Oliver "Ollie" Mitchell, American musician & bandleader (The Wrecking Crew), dies of cancer at 86
  • 2013-05-20 Ray Manzarek, American musician and keyboardist (The Doors - "Light My Fire", "Hello, I Love You"), dies of cancer at 74
  • 2013-05-21 Trevor Bolder, British rock bassist (The Spiders From Mars; Uriah Heep, 1976-2013), and record producer, dies from pancreatic cancer at 62

Person of interestCory Monteith

2013-07-13 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician, dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith
  • 2013-08-05 George Duke, American Grammy Award-winning jazz and funk keyboard player, and composer, dies from chronic lymphocytic leukemia at 67
  • 2013-10-08 Philip Chevron, Irish musician (Pogues-Peace & Love), dies from esophageal cancer at 56
  • 2013-10-27 Lou Reed, American musician, dies from liver disease at 71
  • 2013-10-30 Frank Wess, American jazz musician, dies from a heart attack at 91
  • 2013-11-30 Tabu Ley Rochereau [Pascal-Emmanuel Sinamoyi Tabu], African musician (Orchestre Afrisa International), dies at 76
  • 2013-12-12 Zbigniew Karkowski, Polish composer and experimental musician (Sensorband), dies of pancreatic cancer at 55
  • 2013-12-23 Ricky Lawson, American musician, dies at 59

Person of interestPhil Everly

2014-01-03 Phil Everly, American singer & half of the rock and roll duo "The Everly Brothers" (Bye Bye Love, Wake Up Little Susie), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 74

Singer Phil Everly
Singer
Phil Everly
  • 2014-02-16 Raymond Louis "Ray" Kennedy, American songwriter ("Sail On, Sailor"), session and touring singer, musician, and record producer, dies at 67
  • 2014-02-17 Bob Casale, American musician, dies from heart failure at 61
  • 2014-03-18 Joseph "Joe" Lala, American musician, actor and singer notable for co-founding the rock band "Blues Image", dies from complications of lung cancer at 66
  • 2014-03-29 Billy Mundi [also Tony Schnasse, born Antonio Salas], American session musician and drummer (The Mothers of Invention; Rhinoceros), dies of complications from diabetes at 71
  • 2014-04-11 Jesse Winchester, American musician and songwriter, dies from bladder cancer at 69
  • 2014-04-28 Dennis Kamakahi, American Grammy Award-winning slack-key guitarist, dies from lung cancer at 61
  • 2014-07-16 Johnny Winter, American Hall of Fame blues musician, dies at 70
  • 2014-08-13 Frans Brüggen, Dutch flautist, recorder player, and conductor (Orchestra of the 18th Century), dies at 79
  • 2014-09-09 Robert 'Trob' Young, Scottish musician (Primal Scream), found dead at 49
  • 2014-09-17 George Hamilton IV, American country musician, dies from complications from a heart attack at 77
  • 2014-10-04 Paul Revere, American musician, dies from cancer at 76
  • 2014-11-01 Wayne Static [Wells], American musician (Static-X), dies at 48
  • 2014-11-18 Dave Appell, American musician, arranger, musical director (Ernie Kovacs), record producer (Charlie Gracie; The Orlons; Tony Orlando and Dawn), and songwriter, dies at 92
  • 2014-11-22 Alvin Brehm, American musician and composer, dies at 89

Person of interestJoe Cocker

2014-12-22 (John) "Joe" Cocker, English rock vocalist ("With A Little Help From My Friends"; "Cry Me A River"; "You Are So Beautiful"), dies of lung cancer at 70

Rocker Joe Cocker
Rocker
Joe Cocker
  • 2015-01-10 Timothy Lee Drummond, American musician, dies at 74
  • 2015-01-13 Trevor Leonard Ward-Davies 'Dozy', English musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), dies at 70
  • 2015-01-20 Edgar Froese, German musician (Tangerine Dream), dies at 70
  • 2015-01-31 Don Covay [Donald Randolph], American R & B musician and songwriter (Chain of Fools), dies at 78
  • 2015-02-22 Chris Rainbow [Harley], Scottish rock singer, musician and producer (Alan Parsons Project), dies of complications from Parkinson's disease at 68
  • 2015-03-13 Daevid Allen [Christopher David], Australian musician and performance artist (Soft Machine, Gong), dies of cancer at 77
  • 2015-03-19 Michael Brown, American musician and songwriter (Don't Walk Away Renee), dies at 65
  • 2015-07-02 Slavko Avsenik, Slovenian musician and composer, dies at 75
  • 2015-07-15 Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), dies at 97
  • 2015-09-02 Donny Conn, American musician (The Playmates), dies at 85
  • 2015-09-12 Bryn Merrick, British musician (The Damned), dies at 56
  • 2015-09-21 Ben Cauley, American R&B trumpeter (The Bar-Kays - "Soul Finger") and Otis Redding plane crash survivor, dies at 67

Famous Musicians