Musicians Married and Divorced in 1981

Weddings in Music

Davy Jones

Jan 24 British Monkees singer Davy Jones (35) weds Anita Pollinger; divorce in 1996

Wedding of Interest

Apr 11 "One Day At A Time" actress Valerie Bertinelli (20) marries rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen (26)

Wedding of Interest

Apr 27 Beatle Ringo Starr (40) marries American actress Barbara Bach (33) at Marylebone Town Hall, London, England

Miles Davis

Nov 26 Legendary American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (55) weds American "Sounder" actress Cicely Tyson (47) at the home of actor Bill Cosby; divorced, 1989)

Jerry Garcia

Dec 31 Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia (38) weds Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Adams (35); divorce in 1994


Divorces in Music

James Brown

Jan 10 Singer James Brown (47) divorces Deidre Jenkins after 10 years of marriage