Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Today's

death - September 21

Death Year Name Full name Bio
1974 Walter Brennan Walter Andrew Brennan World War I veteran and country-pop singer with four charting singles in the early 60s, including "Old Rivers" (#5, AC #2, Country #3, ...
2009 Sam Carr Samuel Lee McCollum Drummer in electric Mississippi Delta blues trio The Jelly Roll Kings known for his minimalist drum kit, died from con...
2016 John D. Loudermilk Nashville-based country and pop singer/songwriter with a handful of minor hits as a solo artist in the 50s and 60s, but best known for ...
2020 Tommy DeVito Gaetano DeVito Founding member, guitarist and baritone vocals for 50s R&B vocal group The Variatones, which became The Four L...
1998 Oz Bach Paul Bach Founding member, bass guitar and backing vocals for folk-sunshine-pop Spanky & Our Gang, "Someday Will Never Be Th...
2020 Roy Head Roy Kent Head Dynamic, eccentric country and rock musician with the one hit wonder blue-eyed soul single "Treat Her Right" (#2, R&B #2, 1965) and a s...
2011 John Du Cann Progressive rock guitarist, played with several hard rock bands and founded psych-rock Andromeda in the 60s, joined
2006 Boz Burrell Raymond Burrell Bassist for prog/space-rock King Crimson, "The Court Of The Crimson...
2015 Ben Cauley Trumpet player and founding member of soul/funk The Bar-Kays, "Soul Finger" (#17, R&B #3, 1967), which also served as ...
2013 Doug Grassel Douglas Martin Grassel Rhythm guitarist in the Jerry Kasenetz/Jeffrey Katz ever-changing team of session musicians whose rec...
1987 Jaco Pastorius John Fancis Pastorius Fretless bass player for jazz-rock fusion group Weather Report, "Bi...