Musicians Married and Divorced in 1979

Weddings in Music

Rod Stewart

Apr 6 British singer Rod Stewart (34) weds American model and actress Alana Collins(33); divorce in 1984

Rosanne Cash

Apr 7 American country singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash (23) weds American singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell (28); divorce in 1992

Eric Clapton

May 19 British guitarist Eric Clapton (34) marries model and George Harrison's ex-wife Pattie Boyd (35); divorce in 1989

Muddy Waters

Jun 5 American blues musician Muddy Waters (64) weds Marva Jean Brooks (25) in Chicago

  • Jul 8 British singer Marianne Faithfull (32) weds British punk rocker Ben Briefly; divorce in 1986

Carlene Carter

Aug 18 British rock singer-songwriter Nick Lowe (30) weds American country singer Carlene Carter (23) (her third marriage); divorce in 1990

Cat Stevens

Sep 7 British singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) (31) weds Pakastani Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque, in London, England

Liza Minnelli

Dec 4 American singer Liza Minnelli (33) weds (her 3rd) American sculptor Mark Gero; divorce 1992

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Dec 23 American blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan (25) weds Lenora "Lenny" Bailey; divorce in 1988