Sunday, June 20, 2021

Today's

death - June 20

Death Year Name Full name Bio
2007 Donna King Donna Olivia Driggs Conkling Vocalist for complex and sophisticated four-part harmony 30s, 40s and 50s Big Band/pop sibling singing group The King Sisters
2001 Chet Atkins Chester Burton Atkins Eleven-time Grammy-winning country-pop guitarist, songwriter, sessionman, producer and solo artist, "Yakety Axe" (Country #4, 1965), cr...
1973 Bruce Tate Founding member and tenor vocals for one hit wonder R&B/doo wop quartet The Penguins, their enduring "Earth Angel"...
1997 Lawrence Payton Tenor vocals and songwriter for six decade R&B/soul vocal quartet The Four T...
2006 Claydes Charles Smith Co-founder and lead guitarist of jazz-fusion then R&B/funk Kool & The Gang, "Jungle Boogie" (#4, 1973), died a...
1999 Bruce Day Bass guitar for Latino rock Santana, "Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen...
2017 Prodigy Albert Johnson ...