The Dead Rock Stars Club, an extensive list of dead rock musicians and singers and people related to rock, when and how they died with links to sites about them.

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 Welcome to the club rock stars are dying to get into. Rock and Roll may never die but rock stars do! This site is a list of dead rock musicians and singers, dead people associated with rock and dead people whose music helped influence and create rock (which I feel includes Jazz and Country artists), sorted by the date of their demise. This is a tribute to them.
LONG LIVE ROCK !!


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Many people have come here to get an answer to the question,
"What rock group have all the members died with one being murdered?
The answer is, "Mount Rushmore"

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Corrections - Errors found here in the Club
Research-  Artists who's date of death still needs researching
Missing- Artists who are missing
Help- Artists who I've been told are deceased but I haven't confirmed it 


Mark Leighton a bassist for The Yummy Fur who was listed in The Club has assured me he is alive and well - My apology to Mark for this error.

Martyn "Segovia" Smith, who was a bassist for UK Decay has not died. It seems the rumor started when Segovia left the band and the group put a  joke RIP message on the sleeve of one of their singles.



I am still researching the following for the date of their departure :

 Barrow Davidian - Died ???? ( Psychedelic ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of Tiffany Shade (They did, "One Good Reason" and "An Older Man").

Tom Schuster - Died ???? ( Psychedelic ) Drummer - Was a member of Tiffany Shade (They did, "Sam" and  "No Reality").

Myo Khin - Died 200? ( ( Burmese Pop ) Keyboardist - Was a member of The Mizzima Hlaing (They did, "Maha Hsan Thu").

Skip Harris - Died ???? ( Pop ) Bassist - Was a member of The New York Times who changed their name to The Peppermint Rainbow (They did, "Will You Be Staying After Sunday" and "Pink Lemonade").

Timur - Died 20?? - Suicide ( Metal ) Drummer - Worked with Wykked Wytch.

Johnny Walker (John Walker) (aka Dog Bag) - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Worked with The Phantoms, Eternity's Children (They did, "Wait And See"), The Children and Starbuck (They did, "Moonlight Feels Right" and "Till I Hear It from You").

Chris Mbewe - Died ???? - Guitarist and singer - Was a member of The Five Revolutions (They did, "Bachibelebense" and "I Would Be Going Tomorrow").

Zion Lofwa - Died ???? - Bassist - Was a member of The Five Revolutions (They did, "Bachibelebense" and "I Would Be Going Tomorrow").

Boyd - Died ???? - Was a member of The Five Revolutions.

Harvey Ganic - Died ???? - Was a manager for The Younghearts.

Taylor Dean - Died ???? - Was the manager for The Nightriders.

Troy Dale Gardner - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer - Was a member of Kitchen Cinq and Armageddon.

Allan Dalrymple - Died 197? ( Rock ) Keyboardist - Was a member of Felt (They did, "Look At the Sun" and "Destination").

Chuck Spieth - Died ???? - House fire ( Rock ) He was 21 years old - Bassist - Was a member of The David (They did, "Mirrors Of Wood" and "Sweet December").

Bruce Knox - Died ???? - Pancreatic cancer ( Rock ) Was a member of The Allusions who became The Split Ends (They did, "Rich With Nothing" and "Endless Sea At H & H") who became Boots.

Manfred Schmid (Manfred Josef Schmid) - Died 199? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of Monsun who were renamed Lily (They did, "Which Is This" and "Pinky Pigs").

Kieran O'Connor - Died 198? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of The Next Collection who became Moving Finger and were renamed Second Hand (They did, "The World Will End Yesterday" and "The Bath Song") and Seventh Wave (They did, "Smog, Fog And Sunset" and "Sky Scraper").

Roy Ford - Died ???? ( Doo-Wop ) Singer - Was a member of The D'Italians who where renamed The Students (They did, "Every Day Of The Week" and "I'm So Young").

John Bolden - Died ???? ( Doo-Wop ) Singer - Was a member of The D'Italians who where renamed The Students (They did, "Every Day Of The Week" and "I'm So Young").

Don Wilson - Died ???? - Musician - Worked in a duo with Travis Harrelson.

Joan Bonham - Died ???? - Singer - Was a member of The Zimmers (They did covers of The Who's, "My Generation" and Queen's, "We Will Rock You") - Mother of drummer, John Bonham.

Peter Comerford - Died ???? - Was a member of The Zimmers (They did covers of The Who's, "My Generation" and Queen's, "We Will Rock You").

Jack Beers - Died ???? - He was 99 years old - Was a member of The Zimmers (They did covers of The Who's, "My Generation" and Queen's, "We Will Rock You").

Donald Lewis - Died 199? ( R&B ) Bassist - Worked with The Jesters - Brother of singer Melvin Lewis.

Johnny Tempest (Johnny Turner) - Died 19?? - Meningitis or brain tumour ( Rock ) He was 21 years old - Singer - Led Johnny Tempest And The Tornadoes and The TTs (Tempest Tornadoes).

Judy Bixler - Died ???? - Singer - Was a member of Wild Blue Yonder.

Roy Toft - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Worked with Russ Sainty And The Nu-Notes.

Louis Russomanno - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Worked with Dean Fasano.

Dave Calkins - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of Thee Aladdins.

Joe Briar - Died ???? - Credited with co-writing, "The Hokey Pokey" which is disputed.

Mary Ann Thomas - Died ???? ( R&B ) Was a member of The Ad-Libs (They did, "The Boy From New York City" and "He Ainít No Angel").

Huey Harris - Died ???? ( R&B ) Was a member of The Arabians, The Creators (They did, "Iíll Never Never Do It Again" and "Yeah Heís Got It") and The Ad-Libs (They did, "The Boy From New York City" and "New York In The Dark").

Billy Brown - Died ???? - Saxophonist - Was a member of The Piltdown Men.

Mike Cahill - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of Apple Corps who were also known as The Daily Noose.

Bill Cady - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Bishops.

Frank Burghoffer - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Charlie And The Seniors.

Patrick Brown - Died ???? - Saxophonist - Was a member of The Outt of Hand Jive Band.

Mitch Brown - Died ???? - Was a member of The Glory Boys.

Kibby Brownlow (aka Kibby Goode) - Died ???? - Keyboardist - Was a member of Sweetness 'N Light and The Bodrockers.

Ron Brightman - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of The Morning After and Applejack.

Ed Brockavich - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Changing Times  and The Great Ape.

Roy Bosdet - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Peppermint Cyrcle and The Furys.

Dan Bresmeister - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of Lion.

Kurt David Hansen - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist and singer - Was a member of Lion.

Terry Branham - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Pink Torpedos.

Ed Martinez - Died ???? ( Rock ) Was a member of The Pink Torpedos.

Dave Bohall - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist and singer - Was a member of Vampires and Bearded Clam.

Mike Bird - Died ???? - Was a manager for Watt 4.

Eddie White - Died ???? - Songwriter - Was married to singer, Kitty White.

Mike Hamby (Michael Lee Hamby) - Died ???? - Car accident ( Country ) Singer - Was a member of Montana (They did, "'Each Day I Pray").

Dan Bissonette Sr. - Died ???? ( Country ) Played fiddle - Led The Dan Bissonette Band - Was a member of Hobo Hank And The Sons Of The Delta - Worked with Hank Snow.

Stuart Bengeult - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer - Was a member of Crown.

Jim Bjornstad - Died ???? - Played bass - Worked with Tony Vance And The Two Pound Matchbox.

Brose Walsh - Died ???? ( Jazz - Pop ) Played saxophone - Led The Brose Walsh Band.

Ledger King - Died ???? ( Jazz - Pop ) Played piano - Was a member of The Brose Walsh Band.

Beauford Clay - Died ???? ( Blues ) Born 2-7-1900 in Franklin, TN, U.S. - Played fiddle and guitar - Worked with Blind James Campbell.

Tate Kwela - Died ???? ( Shambo ) - Singer and guitarist - (He did, "Uukongo" and "Ohela Hela").

Reg Washington - Died ???? - Played organ - Worked with Freddie Purser - Brother of musician, Jackie Washington and Dickie Washington.

Dickie Washington - Died ???? - Played drumd - Worked with Freddie Purser - Brother of musician, Jackie Washington and Reg Washington.

Tommy McGurk - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Worked with The Pete Best Four.

Roy Little - Died ???? ( Rock ) Played drums - Was a member of The Ravens and The Blackwells (They did, "Why Don't You Want Me" and "Love Or Money").

Bob Conrad (John Conrad) - Died ???? - Cancer ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of The Mojos (They did, "Everything's Alright'" and "Why Not tonight?").

Bob Evans  - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of The Undertakers, Bob Evans And The Five Shillings, The Renegades, The Vegas Five and The Nightwalkers.

Steve Duggan - Died ???? in Widnes ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Addicts (They did, "Thats For Sure").

Ralph Webster - Died ???? - Managed The Undertakers.

Ron Higginson - Died ???? ( Skiffle ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of The Atlantics.

Ken Hardy - Died ???? ( Skiffle ) Drummer - Was a member of The Atlantics.

John Lomax -  Died ???? ( Skiffle ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Atlantics.

Ross Sullivan - Died ???? - Keyboardist - Worked with Faron's Flamingos.

Mogsy Cook - Died ???? - Singer - Worked with Faron's Flamingos.

Arthur Hayes - Died ???? - Bassist - Worked with Faron's Flamingos.

Vic Grace - Died ???? in London, England - Guitarist - Worked with Faron's Flamingos, Danny Havoc And The Ventures and The Secrets.

David  Blackstone - Died ????- Guitarist - Led The Dave Blackstone Band - Worked with The Tabs, Gerry DeVille And The City Kings, Faron's Flamingos and Big Three.

Pam Connelly - Died ???? - Singer - Worked with Faron's Flamingos.

Joey Kneen - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer - Was a member of The Calderstones, The Bumblies and The Cryin' Shames (They did, "Please Stay" and "What's News Pussycat").

Pete Maxwell - Died 196? - Motorcycle accident ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Calderstones.

Keith Barber (aka Crip and Doc) - Died 19?? ( Gospel ) Singer - Was a member of The Pilgrim Travelers.

Mira Mijatovic - Died 19?? - Drug overdose ( New Wave ) Singer - Wax a member of VIA Talas.

Joseph Tshimange - Died ???? ( Pop Reggae ) Singer and keyboardist - Was a member of Matshikos (They did, "I'm Trapped" and "Iron Hand").

Rick Stevens - Died ???? in New Mexico, U.S. - Plane crash ( Rock ) Played guitar - Worked with The Paeans and The JuJus (They did, "Iím Really Sorry").

Dave Reed - Died 200? ( Rock ) Was a member of Robin And The 3 Hoods (They did, "I Wanna Do It" and That's Tuff").

Dickie Bocock - Died ???? ( Rock ) Played drums - Was a member of The Chevelles which became The Swinging Machine (They did, "Do You Have to Ask" and "Comin' On Back Home").

Billy John (Billy John Babineaux) - Died 2002? ( Funk ) Led Billy John And The Continentals (They did, "Slap It To Me" and "Ooh Pooh Pah Doo").

Steve Webb - Died ???? ( Rock ) Played drums - Worked with Lost And Found, Potter St. Cloud and Euphoria.

Tetsuya Kaga - Died 200? ( Rock ) Singer - Was a member of Lind And The Linders (They did, "Gin no Kusari" and a remake of "I Dig Rock And Roll Music").

Terry Pilittere - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer and drummer - (He did, "You Wouldn't Believe Me" and "It's Not That Way") - Was a member of The Dimensions and The Wee Four (They did, "Weird" and "Give Me a Try").

Mike Kelley - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist and singer -Was a member of The Gentlemen (They did, "Cry'n Shame" and "You Can't Be True").

Tom Brown - Died ???? in Los Angeles, CA, U.S. - President of Vandan Records - Signed The Gentlemen.

Nick Wickware - Died ???? - Cancer ( Rock - Country ) Drummer - Was a member of The Outcasts (They did, "Lovin You Sometimes") and Joyce Justice And The LTC Band (They did, "No Hard Feelings" and "Why").

Dick Hall-Hawkins - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Outcasts (They did, "Lovin You Sometimes") - Son of singer, Hawkshaw Hawkins .

 Jim Huser - Died ???? - Managed The Villains.

Johnny Simmons - Died ???? ( Blues ) Musician - Led The Johnny Simmons Orchestra - Worked with Lavada Durst (Dr. Hepcat).

Kate Linton - Died ???? - Leukaemia ( Rock - Jazz - Cabaret ) Singer - Was a member of Cleaving Heevages.

Dennis Hughes - Died ????  in Wales - Suicide, jumped from a castle ( Rock ) Keyboardist - Worked with The Deviants.

Tony Ferguson - Died ???? - Drowned ( Rock ) Keyboardist - Worked with The Deviants.

Blanche Werner - Died ???? in Dresden, Germany ( Ragtime ) Worked with her husband, Gene Greene in the duo, Greene And Werner.

Stringbeans (Butler May or Budd LeMay) - Died ???? - Singer and comedian - He was half of the duo, Stringbeans And Sweetie May.

Masami - Died 199? - Liver failure or suicide ( Metal ) Singer - Was a member of Ghoul (They did, "Oi Oi Oi").

Pete Carroll - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of  The Carroll Brothers (They did, "I Found You" and "Movin' Day") - Worked with Chubby Checker - At one time married to singer, Mary Swan - Father of singer, Marti Carroll.

Bill Conway - Died ???? ( Swing ) Singer - Was a member of The Modernaires - Vocal Group Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Chuck Goldstein - Died ???? ( Swing ) Singer - Was a member of The Modernaires - Vocal Group Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Dru Stix (Andrew Campbell) - Died ???? - Aids due to heroin use ( Punk ) Drummer - Worked with The Exploited (They did, "Punks Not Dead" and "Out Of Control").

Georgy Ordanovsky - Died ???? ( Rock ) Was a member of Rossiyane.

Jim Biedert - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of Totem and Ezekiel (They did, "Joke's On You" and "Come Back To The Valley").

Joel Bert - Died ???? - Percussionist - Was a member of Brain Damage.

Rick Best - Died ???? - Drummer - Was a member of Big Daddy And The Cruisers, Cheeseburger DeLuxe, Wizzard, Daniel and Thunder Road.

Tom Bertoldi - Died ???? - Saxophonist - Was a member of The Impacts and The Gentrys.

Tom Miller - Died ???? ( Rock - Folk ) Bassist and singer - Worked with The Sleezy Pieces, The Echoes, The Sheiks Of Shuffle. Swingline Cubs, The Heavy Gauge String Band, Dan Hicks and Tony Starlight.

Baronits Zsolt - Died ???? ( Prog Rock ) Saxophonist - Was a member of Syrius.

Merle Bebe - Died ???? - Keyboardist - Was a member of The Upcountry Band andThe Marshall Band.

Dick Harvey (aka Tall Man) - Died ???? - GuitarIst and singer - Was a member of The Upcountry Band and Grassy Butte.

Phil Robertson - Died ???? - Drummer - Was a member of The Upcountry Band.

Roosevelt Holts - Died ???? ( Country Blues ) Born 1-15-1905 in Tylertown, MS, U.S. - Singer and guitarist - (He did, "Down The Big Road" and "Blues On My Mind") - Worked with Tommy Johnson, Ishmon Bracey, L.H. Lane, One Legged Sam Norwood, Johnnie Temple, Babe Stovall and Bubba Brown.

Roger Crandall - Died ???? ( Country ) Played steel guitar - Led Roger Crandall And The Barn Dance Boys.

Don Bean - Died ???? ( Country ) Played accordian - Worked with Roger Crandall And The Barn Dance Boys.

Harry DePriest - Died ???? ( Country ) Played guitar - Worked with Roger Crandall And The Barn Dance Boys.

Red Suttles (Lesley Suttles) - Died ???? ( Country ) Played  fiddle  - Worked with Roger Crandall And The Barn Dance Boys.

Buck Foster - Died ???? ( Country ) Played drums - Worked with Roger Crandall And The Barn Dance Boys.

Helge Johnson - Died ???? ( Country ) Played bass - Worked with Roger Crandall And The Barn Dance Boys.

Alec Webber - Died ???? ( Country ) Played accordian - Worked with Roger Crandall And The Barn Dance Boys.

Al Batt - Died ???? ( Rock ) Pianist - Was a member of The Rhythm Rockets.

Donnie Swanlund - Died ???? ( Rock ) Steel guitarist - Was a member of The Rhythm Rockets and The All Nites.

Denny Hipp - Died ???? ( Rock ) Saxophone - Was a member of The Rhythm Rockets.

Sueanne Kitts - Died ???? ( Rock ) Keyboardist and singer - Was a member of The Rhythm Rockets.

Janet Story - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer - Was a member of The Rhythm Rockets.

Mike Barbee (aka Buddah) - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Bean-Barry Delights.

Bob Eller (aka Bean) - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Bean-Barry Delights.

Robert Ayers - Died ???? - Was a member of The Fabulous Winds.

Guy Arsenault - Died ???? ( Blues ) Played Harmonica - Was a member of The Rock Bottom Blues Band.

Bill Avery  - Died ???? - Drummer - Was a member of Charlie And The Tunas.

Mike Cox - Died ???? - Bassist - Worked with Charlie And The Tunas.

Ken Parypa - Died ???? - Bassist and singer - Worked with Gumbo, The Great Pretenders, GNP (Gross National Product), The Skyboys and Charlie And The Tunas.

Larry Armstrong - Died ???? - ( R&B ) Bassist - Was a member of The Flames.

Gerald Diaz - Died ???? - ( R&B ) Singer - Was a member of The Flames.

Delmar Kary - Died ???? - ( R&B ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Flames.

Leo Ramirez - Died ???? - ( R&B ) Saxophonist - Was a member of The Flames.

Johnny Wahlbrink - Died ???? - ( R&B ) Drummer - Was a member of The Flames.

Willie Arkell - Died ???? ( Funk - Disco ) Played trumpet and flugelhorn - Was a member of Lowdown.

Ben Alvers - Died ???? ( Rock ) Played guitar - Was a member of RatzTuner who changed their name to Argus.

Pat Minnick (aka Pete the Punk) - Died ???? - Worked with The Famed Warbles.

George Weyman - Died 19?? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Edison Lighthouse (They did, "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)").

Pedrito Landatxe - Died 199? - Aids ( Punk ) Drummer - Was a member of Cicatriz.

Natxo Etxebarrieta - Died 199? - Aids ( Punk ) Singer - Was a member of Cicatriz.

Alejandro Kortadi - Died ???? - Car accident ( Rock ) Was a member of Leok'k.

Oke Aminu - Died ???? ( Gospel ) Drummer and singer - Worked with Ebenezer Obey.

Lafleche Dore - Died ???? ( Folk ) Played flugelhorn and  trumpet - Was a member of La Bottine Souriante.

Lefty - Died ???? ( Punk ) Bassist - Was a member of Anti Cimex.

Cutting - Died ???? ( Punk ) Bassist - Was a member of Anti Cimex.

Dan Shallack - Died ???? in Mill Valley - Murdered along with his parents ( Rock ) Was a member of Sound Hole.

Bill Schade - Died ???? - AIDS ( Jazz ) Singer - Worked with Automatic Pilot and The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus.

Steve McDowell - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Played saxophone - Worked with Automatic Pilot and The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus.

Mickey Martin - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Singer - Worked with Automatic Pilot and The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus.

Bobby Neil Harrelson - Died 199? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Rockets.

Raivo Maasik - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Meie.

K.A. Adusei - Died ???? - Was a member of The  Starlite Band.

Kwame Attah - Died ???? - Worked with F. Micah's Band.

Kofi Ani Johnson - Died ???? ( Afrobeat ) Singer and musician - (He did, "Adam Nana" and "Sunkwa") - Led Kofi Ani Johnson And The Parrot Band.

Aleksandr Sokha - Died???? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Liverpool.

Pipi Christmann (Franz Christmann) - Died ???? - (He did, "Dienstag Abend" and "Pardon") - Worked with Toni Strobl.

Fred Harrison - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Worked with The Saturated Seven.

Billy Bolland - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Played trombone - Worked with The Saturated Seven.

Jackie Owens - Died ???? ( Jazz) Played clarinet - Worked with The Saturated Seven.

Fred Gilpin - Died ???? in Europe - Car accident ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Nerves (They did, "Confusion" and "Presence Of Mind").

Alf Smith - Died ???? - Illness ( Rock ) Played organ - Was a member of The Nerves (They did, "Wild Western Hero" and "Come See The Show (Or I'll Drop Yer)".

Ron Scarselli - Died ???? - Illustrator, designer and layout artist for I.R.S. - He did work on album covers for American Girls, The Animals and R.E.M.

Dik Davis (Dick Davis) - Died ???? ( Rock ) Percussionist and keyboardist - Was a member of Fashion (They did, "You Only Left Your Picture" and "Love Shadow").

Stain Fairrington (Stan Fairrington) - Died 1987? in Germany ( Punk ) Bassist - Was a member of NBJ (Nazi Bitch And The Jews) (They did, "Dead Porker").

Mark Wills - Died ???? in Germany ( Punk ) Drummer - Worked with NBJ (Nazi Bitch And The Jews).

Malcolm Braiser - Died ???? - Motorbike accident - Bassist - Worked with The Shame with Greg Lake (They did, "Too Old To Go 'Way Little Girl" and "Dreams Don't Bother Me").

Dennis Starks - Died ???? - Co-owned The Sunset Lounge which showcased artists such as James Brown, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie and Lionel Hampton.

John Cali - Died ???? ( Jazz - Country ) Played banjo, guitar, mandolin and lute - (He did, "Ja Da") - Worked with Tony Guttoso, Jimmie Rodgers, The Tennessee Tooters, Charlie Palmieri, Willie Rodriguez and Ray Barretto - National Four-String Banjo Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Bob Fuller - Died ???? ( Blues - Jazz ) Born 12-31-1898 in New York, NY, U.S. - Saxophonist and clarinetist - Worked with Mamie Smith, Martha Copeland, Helen Gross, Rosa Henderson, Viola McCoy, Monette Moore, Elmer Snowden, Maggie Jones, Six Hot Babies and Louis Hooper.

Chris Lee (Christopher Lee) - Died ???? in The Isle of Wight - Illness -  He was 44 years old - Was a manager for The Inca Babies.

Lew Ramstead - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer and bassist - Was a member of The Organization.

Uncle Ben Perry - Died ???? ( Blues ) Guitarist - Worked with Junior Thomas.

Mercy Baby - Died ???? - Killed by his wife ( Blues ) Singer and drummer - Worked with Willie Willis.

Harris Nelson - Died ????- Led The Harris Nelson Family who  appeared on TV's, Hollywood Palace and a Walt Disney production.

Bill Branch - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer - Was a member of Jug and Necromandus.

Ghernot Wheeler - Died ???? ( Gospel ) Pianist - Was a member of The Gospelaires.

Nathaniel Houston - Died ???? - Car accident - Was a member of Sweetman And The Sugar Boys.

John Henry Hopkins - Died ???? ( Country Blues ) Born 2-3-1901 in Centerville, TX, U.S. - Singer and guitarist - Was one of The Hopkins Brothers (They did, " Hot Blooded Woman" and "I Want To Go Fishing") - Brother of Lightning Hopkins.

Don Hollinger - Died 198? ( Soul ) Born 9-7-1937 in Blakely, GA, U.S. - Singer - (He did, "I Had A Nightmare" and "Let Him Go") - Worked with Jimmy Outler's Sensational Six.

Harold Bernz - Died ???? ( Folk ) Musician and activist - (He co-wrote, "Feuilles-Oh (Leaves)") - Worked with Lee Hays - Husband of singer, Ruth Bernz and father of singer, David Bernz.

Charlie (Surname unknown) - Died 2007 in Ullapool - Accident ( Blues Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Mojo Walks.

Dennis "Ska" Campbell - Died 19?? ( Ska ) Played saxophone - Worked with The Skatalites.

Margaret Johnson (aka Margaret Carter) - Died???? ( Blues - Jazz ) Singer and pianist - (She did, "Who'll Chop Your Suey (When I'm Gone)" and "When a 'Gator Holler, Folks Say It's A Sign of Rain") - Worked with  Bobby Leecan, Robert Cooksey, Sidney Bechet, Tom Morris, Clarence Williams, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and Bubber Miley.

Martha Copeland - Died ???? ( Blues ) Singer - (She did, "Fortune Teller Blues" and "Black Snake Blues") - Worked with The Smokey City Trio.

Doug Suggs - Died ???? - Born 12-3-1894 in St. Louis, MO, U.S. - Pianist.

Casey Bill Weldon - Died 196? ( Blues - Jub Band ) Born 7-10-1909, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, U.S. - Guitarist - (He did, "Turpentine Blues") - Was a member of The Memphis Jug Band - Worked with his wife, Memphis Minnie and with The Picaninny Jug Band, and The Brown Bombers Of Swing.

Carl Davis - Died ???? ( Jug Band ) Born 3-5-1886 in Rison, AR, U.S. - Singer and guitarist - Was a member of The Dallas Jamboree Jug Band (They did, "It May Be My Last Night" and "Dusting The Frets").

John T. Benson Sr. - Died ???? ( Gospel ) Born in Edgefield, Nashville, TN, U.S. - Composer and publisher - Founder of John T. Benson Publishing Co. - Gospel Music Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Maggie Jones (Faye Barnes) - The Texas Nightingale - Died ???? ( Blues ) Born circa 1900 in Hillsboro, TX, U.S. - Worked with Louis Armstrong and Fletcher Henderson.

Irene Scruggs (aka Chocolate Brown and Dixie Nolan) - Died ???? ( Blues - Jazz ) Born on 12-7-1901 in Mississippi, U.S. - Singer - (She did, "My Back To The Wall" and "Good Grindin") - Worked with Little Brother Montgomery, Albert Nicholas, King Oliver, Clarence Williams, Lonnie Johnson and Kid Ory.

James E. Marsh (James Edward Marsh) - Died ???? ( Gospel ) Born 5-7-1890 in Blount County, AL, U.S. - Composed more than  400 songs including, "Happy Am I" and "Love Leads The Way" - Gospel Music Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Amina Muse Milano - Died ???? - Singer - (She did, "Ladi waayey" with Ahmed Nur Jango).

Ian Spice (aka Spike ) Died 199? ( Pop ) Born 9-18-1966 - Drummer - Was a member of Breathe (They did, "How Can I Fall?" and "Hands To Heaven").

Mike Byrom - Died ???? ( Rock ) Musician - Worked with The Precious Few and The Tiks.

Morrison Phuka - Died ???? - Was a member of The New Scene Band.

Warren Mercer, Sr. - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Singer - Father of singer, Mabel Mercer.

Mauricio Montoya (aka Bull Metal) - Died ???? ( Metal ) Drummer - Worked with Typhon, Masacre, Neurosis Inc. and  Agressor.

Dan Armstrong - Died ???? ( Pop ) Guitarist - Was a member of Family Affair.

Steve Ekman - Died ???? - ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of Tank & The Septics.

John May - Died ???? ( R&B ) Singer - Was a member of The Paragons (They did, "Thinking Of You" and "Hey Baby").

Al Brown - Died ???? ( R&B ) Singer - Was a member of The Paragons (They did, "Kneel And Pray" and "Just A Memory").

Ricky Jackson - Died ???? ( R&B ) Singer - Was a member of The Paragons (They did, "Florence" and "Hey Little School Girl").

Donald Travis - Died ???? ( R&B ) Singer - Was a member of The Paragons (They did, "Thinking Of You" and "Hey Little School Girl").

Pat Burns - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Warmth.

Dave White (aka Lonnie Broadway) - Died 19?? ( Rock ) Drummer and singer - Was a member of The Brougham Closet (They did, "Wishing" and "To Say Goodbye") and Crust.

Gary Carter - Died 19?? ( Rock ) Keyboardist - Was a member of The Brougham Closet.

Dennis Mullikin - Died 2005? ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of The Quirks and The English Music Company.

Leo Lawrence - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Quirks.

Mark Strong - Died 1971? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Hot And Nasty.

Tom Baird - Died ???? - Played keyboards and sang - Was a member of The Classics (aka CFUN Classics) and Roger Jerome And The Casuals.

Jolly Jack Robel (John Michael Robel) - Died ???? ( Polka ) Born 2-14-1903 in Austria - Singer, conducter, clarinetist, bassist, violinist and harmonica player - (He did, "Beer Barrel Polka" and "Let's Roll Out the Barrel Once Again") - Worked with The Elmore Band with Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey - International Polka Music Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Johnny Haas - Died ???? ( Polka ) Drummer - Led The Johnny Haas Polka Band - International Polka Music Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Henry Jasiewicz - Died ???? ( Polka ) Played trumpet - Led Henny And The Versa J's - Worked with The Polish Ambassadors Orchestra, The Sunset Orchestra, The Polish Diplomats, The Silver Moon Orchestra, The Bell Hops Orchestra and The Polish All Stars Orchestra - International Polka Music Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Phumzile - Died ???? - Cerebral malaria - She worked with Yvonne Chaka Chaka.

James Newman Sr. - Died ???? ( Jazz ) He was 35 years old - Played saxophone - One time husband of Gladys Knight.

Rex Robinson - Died ???? - Car accident on the way home from a gig ( Blues ) Singer - He had been married to singer, Kim Tolliver.

Lester Johnson - Died ???? ( R&B ) Singer - Worked with The Hornets (They did, "Wedding Day" and "Jamaica Farewell") - Co-owner of Way Out Records.

Eddie Barnes - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Led The Eddie Barnes Trio that featured singer, Vickie Barnes - Worked with Kalil Madi.

Rick Martin - Died ???? - Bone cancer - Was a member of Fugitive Poetry.

Denis O'Loughlin - Died ???? - Played saxophone and clarinet - Was a member of Dermot O'Brien And His Clubmen.

Paddy Farrell - Died ???? - Guitarist - Was a member of Dermot O'Brien And His Clubmen.

Johnny Barton - Died ???? - Drummer - Was a member of Dermot O'Brien And His Clubmen.

Frank Kenyon - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Vipps.

Doug Renaud - Died ???? - Car accident ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of The Charms (They did, "Oh Mercy" and "Rambunctious") - Minnesota Rock & Country Hall Of Fame Inductee.

Ros Sereysothea (Ros Sothea) - the Golden Voice of the Royal Capital - She is thought to have died while imprisoned in a labor camp under the Khmer Rouge regime  ( Rock - Pop ) Born in  Battambang Province, Cambodia - Singer and songwriter - (She did, "Wait Ten Months" and "Hair Cut, Hair Cut") - Worked with with Sinn Sisamouth ("Chom Chait Pesaey" and "Have a Caramel").

Danny Bridge - Died ???? - Led Danny Bridge And The Tunesmen.

Oleg Szepetiuk - Died 199? - Car accident - Guitarist - Worked with Devjatka.

Clem Quinn - Died ???? ( Pop ) Guitarist - (He did a version of Buck Owen's, "Buck's Polka") - Was a member of The Miami Showband.

Charlie MacKenzie - Died ???? - Car accident - Manager - Worked with The Unattached.

Chris Stafford - Died ???? - Accidental poisoning ( Rock ) Guitarist - Member of All Or Nothing.

Richard Randall - Died ???? - Cancer ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of Baby's Arm and Classic Ruins.

Richard Benedict - Died ???? - Singer and musician - Worked the orchestra at the Beverly Hills Supper Club with his brother, pianist, saxophonist and clarinetist, Gardner Benedict.

Saturnino "Saty" Guzman - Died ???? - Car accident ( Rock ) Was a member of Los Sinners.

Wilbur Consonery - Died ???? - Saxophonist - Worked with Glenn Brady.

Tommy Bullock - Died ???? - ( R&B ) Singer - Was a member of The Fiestas (They did, "So Fine" and "Broken Heart").

Eddie Morris - Died ???? - ( R&B ) Singer - Was a member of The Fiestas (They did, "So Fine" and "Broken Heart").

Sam Ingalls - Died ???? - ( R&B ) Singer - Was a member of The Fiestas (They did, "So Fine" and "Broken Heart").

Abubakar Kamara - Died ???? ( Reggae - Calypso ) He was 26 years old - Drummer - Worked with  Rueben Koroma.

Toto Damario - Died 200? ( Tango ) Bandoneonist.

Gene Moyer - Died 198? ( Big Band ) Played trombone and sang - Was a member of The Three Bachelors

Maciek Rudy - Died 197? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of Deadlock who changed their name to The Artists.

Bill Freese - Died ???? ( Big Band ) Was a member of The Freese Brothers Big Band.

George Freese - Died ???? ( Big Band ) Was a member of The Freese Brothers Big Band.

Dave Longmore (David Longmore) - Died 11-13-1986 - Played guitar - Worked with The Missing Links and The Torquays.

Benny Cook - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Pastels (They did, "Cause I Love You" and "Don't Ya Know").

Bobby Dee (Robert Ressman) - Died ???? ( Rock ) Led Bobby Dee And The Crestliners and was a member of The Pastels.

Denny Kretsinger - Died 198? - Illness ( Rock ) Guitarist and singer - Was a member of Roadand The Revolvers.

Bob Groves - Died 198? - ( Rock ) Drummer and singer - Was a member of Road and The Jury.

Jim Havens - Died 198? - Illness ( Rock ) He was 41 years old - Drummer - Was a member of The Telstars, The Patriots and The Ashbury District.

Art Stevens - Died 19?? ( Rock )  Bassist and singer - Was a member ofThe Telstars.

Tony Guerrero - Died 19?? - Guitarist - Was a member of The Foggy Mountain Band.

JoJo (aka Jo Jigidy) - Died 19?? - ( Rap ) Was a member of Bored Stiff.

DJ Cae - Died19?? ( Rap ) Worked with Ray Luv.

Mau - Died 19?? ( Rap ) Worked with DJ Quick.

Burt Bansen - Died ???? - Singer - Was a member of The Bush.

Frank Daniel - Died 19?? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The High Numbers.

Greg Reece - Died 19?? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Pressure Points.

Julio Le Batard - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Played trumpet - Was a member of Le Batard Brothers Orchestra.

Gonzalo Le Batard - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Trumpet player - Was a member of Le Batard Brothers Orchestra.

German Le Batard - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Played saxophone and piano - Was a member of Le Batard Brothers Orchestra.

Gonzalo Le Batard - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Played saxophone - Was a member of Le Batard Brothers Orchestra.

Don Shephard - Died ???? in Pasadena, Calif., U.S. ( Rock ) Bassist - Worked with The Bossmen.

Richie Vale (aka Dick Vale) (Richard Blair) - Died ???? (Co-wrote, "Blue Lights") - Was a member of The Three Vales - Worked with The Bossmen.

Johnny Caputo - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer.

Dale Diaz - Died ???? ( Rock ) Musician.

Blank Frank - Died ???? - O.D. or house fire ( Punk Rock ) Was a member of Rock Bottom & The Spys (They did, "Rich Girl" and "Death Trap"), The Plugz, and Deep Six.

Joel Martines - Died ???? ( Punk Rock ) Was a drummer for Rock Bottom & The Spys (They did, "Rich Girl" and "Death Trap").

Johnny Bonds - Died ???? - ( Bluegrass ) Played standup bass - Was a member of The Good 'Ole Boys.

Richard Simon - Died ???? ( Doo Wop ) Singer - Worked with The Willows (They did, "Church Bells May Ring")

Sal D'Angelo - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Ivory Tower and  The Ivory Tower Project.

Mike Castlehorn - Died ???? - Car accident ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of St. James, a group that would later become Starcastle.

Lou LaVella - Died ???? ( Swing ) Led the Lou LaVella Quartet - Worked with his brother, clarinetist John "Riggy" LaVella.

Dave 'Wiggy' Trott - Died 198? - Cancer ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Couriers.

Jake Soboa - Died ???? ( Afro Beat ) Was a member of Osibisa.

Several members of Walter Barnes And His Orchestra were killed in a fire at The Rhythm Night Club which killed 203 people on 4-23-1940 -

James Edwards - Died ???? ( Doo Wop ) Singer - Was a member of The Schoolboys (They did, "Please Say You Want Me").

James McKay - Died ???? ( Doo Wop ) Singer - Was a member of The Schoolboys (They did, "Please Say You Want Me").

Renaldo Gamble - Died ???? ( Doo Wop ) Singer - Was a member of The Schoolboys (They did, "Please Say You Want Me").

Henry Burke - Died ???? ( Rock ) Was a member of Skunk Junction (They did, "Henry's Space Song" and "Music Maker").

Rod Rat - Died ???? - Suicide ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member Of The Rats.

Tim Bosworth - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Hitchhikers.

Jeff Belcher - Died ???? - Pancreatic cancer ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of The Remnants.

Stan Bell - Died ???? ( Rock ) Played steel guitar - Was a member of Home Cooking.

Sam Barron - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist and singer - Was a member of The Drive and Headliner.

Jim Bjornstad - Died ???? ( Bassist ) - Worked with Tony Vance & The Two Pound Matchbox.

Dave Aston - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of The Coachmen.

Norm Langcaster - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of The Coachmen.

Allen Anderson - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Cold Wind.

Steiner Fugelstad - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Lost Children (They did, "Of Leaves" and "My Reasons For Living").

George Brox - Died - 19?? - Cancer ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of Travis Pike's Tea Party (They did, "If I Didn't Love You Girl" and "The Likes Of You").

Glen Ashby - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of Mineral Water (They did, "Free And Easy").

George Ojijo - Died 19?? ( Benga ) Was a member of The Continental Revolution Band.

Opiyo Emma - Died ???? ( Benga ) Musician.

Ouma Omore - Died ???? ( Benga ) Musician.

Prince Jully - Died ???? ( Benga ) Was a member of The Jolly Boys and Les Kilimambogo Band.

Agwatah - Died ???? ( Benga ) Musician.

Tabu Nkotela Kiombwe - Died ???? in Mombasa, Kenya - While in police custody ( Benga ) Musician.

Awino Lawi - Died ???? ( Benga ) Musician.

Opiyo Emma (or Opiyo Emmah) - Died ???? ( Benga ) Musician.

Ndugu Rabbi - Died ???? ( Benga ) Musician.

Bobby Mason - Died ???? ( Big Band ) Singer - Was a member of Mason-Dixon And The Line.

Normam Woodlief - Died ???? ( Bluegrass ) Born 1900 - Guitarist - Was a member of The North Carolina Ramblers (They did,"Don't Let Your Deal Go Down" and "White House Blues").

Frank Farrell - Died ???? ( Rock ) Played bass and keyboards - Worked with Leo Sayer and Supertramp.

Pim Neijendorf - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of Danny Angel & The Crescents (They did,"Bumba Buma" and "Blue Tears").

Gerrit Verwey - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Rockin' Swallows (They did,"El Cumbanchero" and "Serenade De Tosselli").

Freek Rietveld - Died ???? ( Manager ) He managed The Rockin' Swallows.

Jim Neiman - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of Bethlehem Asylum (They did,"Child Of The Mountain" and "Talkin' 'Bout Love").

Pete Baston - Died ???? ( Jug Band Blues ) Played guitar and harmonica - Was a member of The Ginger Jug Band.

Bill McKenzie - Died 200? - ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of The Raiders.

David Mohr (William David Mohr) Died ???? ( Rock ) Keyboardist and songwriter - Was a member of Ruby Wheeler and half the duo "William David" with Bill Sheppard.

Bill Waldrup - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Pacers.

Billy Chambers (Billy Joe Chambers) - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of The Dynamics (They did,"Baby Elephant Walk" and "Baby, What You Want Me To Do?").

Randy Green - Died ???? ( Rock ) Played piano - Was a member of The Legends and The Dynamics.

Ray Lee - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of The Dynamics and The Starfires.

Ric Furnari - Died ???? ( Rock ) Drummer and saxophonist - Was a member of The Infernos and The Elegants.

Ronnie Carter - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Infernos.

Robert Taylor - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Spades.

Little Joe Lindsay - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Born 9-7-1899 in New Orleans, LA, U.S. - Drummer -  Worked with Louis Armstrong - Brother of trombonist Johnny Lindsay and violinist Herb Lindsay.

Sean Purcell - Died ???? - Brain tumour ( Punk - Glam ) Singer - He was a member of Raped (They did,"Moving Target" and "Escalator Hater") who later changed their name to Cuddly Toys (They did,"Madman").

Johnny 19 - Died ???? - AIDS ( Punk Rock ) Played saxophone - Was a member of The Mad.

David Id - Died ???? - Drug induced AIDS ( Punk Rock ) Was a member of The Mad.

Hisashi Ikeda - Died ???? in NYC - Jumped out an apartment window ( Punk Rock ) Played bass - Was a member of  Chainsaw and The Mad.

Bill Tyus - Died 199? ( Jazz ) Drummer - Worked with Fred Ford and Robert Honeymoon Garner.

Herb Caro - Died ???? - Overdose ( Jazz ) He was 22 years old - Played clarinet and saxophone - Worked with Charles Mingus.

Thomas Morris (aka Brother Pierre) - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Born 1898 - Played cornet - Was the leader of The Hot Babies and The Past Jazz Masters - Worked with Clarence Williams and  Charlie Johnson - Uncle of pianist Marlowe Morris.

Bryce Parker - Died ???? ( Producer ) He was the founder of the E.S.R. recording studio - He produced The Vomit Pigs.

Danny Haber - Died ???? ( Rock ) Guitarist for Lynx, later renamed The Missing Links and Long Island Sounds with Gene Simmons.

Dan ? - Died 2000 - Murdered  ( Punk ) Singer - Was a member of Detox.

Dave Dowd - Died ???? ( Surf Rock ) Bassist for The New Dimensions.

Pam Potter - Died ???? - Car crash ( Pop ) Played organ - Was a member of Cellophane (They did,"Fire" and "Mind Patterns").

Richy Seslowe - Died 198? - Overdose ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of The Third Bardo (They did,"Five Years Ahead Of My Time" and "I Can't Understand Your Problem").

Frank Gummersal - Died ???? ( Rock ) Was a member of Timbercreek (They did,"Pass The Bottle" and "Higher Ground").

Brian Barmby - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Marauders (They did,"Since I Met You" and "Goin' Down") He was forced to turn down an offer to play with The Beach Boys.

Joe Francis Gonzales - Died ???? - Liver cancer ( Blues Rock ) Bassist and singer - Was a member of The Outlaw Blues Band (They did, "Two Tranes Running" and "Lost In The Blues").

Pete Kearney - Died ???? ( Rock - Folk ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of The Fugs (They did, "Kill for Peace" and "My Baby Done Left Me").

Maxim Katkov - Died ???? - Suicide ( Song Writer ) (He wrote,"Occasional Love") Worked with Russian pop star Marina Khlebnikova.

Daniel "Ace" Allison - Died ???? - Cancer ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of The Oxpetals (They did, "Prune Growing In June" and "Down From The Mountains").

Chuck Slater - 198? - Suicide ( Gospel Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Ocean (They did, "Put Your Hand In The Hand" and "I've Got A Dream").

Wayne Gallio - Died ???? - Car crash in a snow storm ( Rock ) Guitarist - Worked with Hooterville Trolley.

Larry Leyba (Larry Leyva?) - Died - ???? ( Rock ) Singer - Worked with Hooterville Trolley (They did, "Silver Bird").

Doug Borthwick - Died ???? - Motorcycle crash ( Rock ) Drummer - He was a member of Hooterville Trolley (They did, "No Silver Bird" and "The Warmth Of Love").

Rick Frank (aka Reek Havoc) - Died 199? ( Rock ) Born 2-12-1942 - Drummer - Member of Elephants Memory (They did, "Old Man Willow" and "Jungle Gym At The Zoo") The band later backed up John Lennon and Yoko Ono ("New York City" and "Cold Turkey").

John Mitchell - Died ? ( Rock - Jazz ) Percussionist and keyboardist - Worked with National Health (They did, "Tenemos Roads" and "Elephants").

Jimmy Doris - Died ???? - Hit by a bus ( Rock ) Guitarist and songwriter - Was a member of The Stoics - Worked with Lulu.

John Rapp - Died ???? - Drug overdose ( Rock ) Was a member of Gospel Oak (They did ,"O.K. Sam" and "Go Talk To Rachel").

Jim Mealey (aka Danny Brooks) - Died 197? ( Rock ) Was a bassist for The Brooktones (They did, "No, No, No") who later became The Dovells .

Harold Potier Jr. - Died ???? ( Blues ) Drummer - Worked with B.B. King and Bobby "Blue" Bland - Son of cornet player Harold Potier Sr. and musician Mercedes Fontenette Potier.

Rodney Jackson - Died 197? ( R&B ) Was a singer for The Crickets (They did, "You're Mine" and "Milk And Gin").

Leon "Larry" Harrison - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a member of The Four Buddies (They did, "I Will Wait" and "What's The Matter With Me").

Bert Palmer - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a member of The Four Buddies (They did, "I Will Wait" and "What's The Matter With Me").

Tommy Smith - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a member of The Four Buddies (They did,"I Will Wait" and "What's The Matter With Me").

Robert O'Neal - Died 19?? ( R&B ) Was a tenor singer for The Four Vagabonds (They did, "It Can't Be Wrong").

Billy Emery - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a member of The Nutmegs.

James "Coco" Tyson - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a member of The Nutmegs.

Charlie Williams - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a member of The Turbans.

Norris "Bunky" Mack - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a member of The Swallows (They did, "It Ain't The Meat" and "Roll, Roll, Pretty Baby").

Earl Hurley - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a member of The Swallows (They did, "My Baby" and "Good Time Girls").

Clifford Holland - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a member of  The Four Knights (They did, "Just In CaseYou Change Your Mind" and "Walkin' With My Shadow").

Bill Moore - Died 197? -  Fell while painting a skyscraper in New York ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a tenor singer for The Spiders (They did, "I Didn't Want To Do It" and "You're The One").

Roland Bradley - Died 19?? ( R&B ) Was a member of Otis Williams And The Charms (They did, "Heaven Only Knows" and "Hearts Of Stone").

Joe Penn - Died 19?? ( R&B ) Was a member of Otis Williams And The Charms (They did, "Heaven Only Knows" and "Hearts Of Stone").

Matt "Snooby" Williams - Died 19?? ( R&B ) Was a member of Otis Williams And The Charms (They did,"I'd Like To Thank You Mr. DJ" and "Pardon Me").

Lee Reynolds - Died ???? - Cancer ( R&B ) Was a member of The Fireflies (They did "You Were Mine" and "I Can't Say Goodbye").

Vinnie Rodgers - Died ???? - Heart attack ( R&B ) He was 22 years old - Was a member of The Fireflies (They did "You Were Mine" and "I Can't Say Goodbye").

Jack LaForge - Died ???? ( Jazz ) Born 8-8-1924 in New York, U.S. - Pianist (Charted with,"Goldfinger").

Len Beadle - Died ???? - Heart failure ( Rock - Pop ) He was 67 years old - He was a member of The Raindrops - Co-wrote songs with Gene Pitney and Adam Faith - Worked at CBS Songs, where he signed Jeff Wayne and Billy Joel.

Dr James Whiting - Died ???? - Cancer - He was 79 years old - Songwriter and music publisher.

Jack Gill - Died ???? - Natural causes - He was 60 years old - Music publishing executive - Worked for The ATV music publishing company - He was responsible for acquiring The Beatles catalogue Northern Songs.

Stella Blatt - Died ???? - Heart attack - She was 73 years old - Music Publisherand record company exec - Worked for RCA and BMG.

Bob McKenzie - Died ???? - Heart attack - He was 62 years old - Record Exec - Music publisher and record producer.

Michael Roberts - Died ???? - Cancer - He was 58 years old - Record Exec - Copyright manager for MCA, Essex Music, Francis Day & Hunter, ATV Music and  Warner Chappell Music.

Bill Downer - Died ???? - Heart failure - He was 86 years old - Record Exec - He was head of Decca's music publishing division.

George Hilder - Died 19?? - Australian promoter.

Rashawn Kippy Dee - Murdered ( Rap ) Member of Rock Steady Crew.

Mike ? - Died 1983? - 1984? ( Punk ) Drummer - Was a member of NJF (Negro Jazz Funeral).

Inigo Ayestaran - Died ???? ( Rock ) Was a member of Los Ilegales.

DJ Dr. Rock - Died 1998? ( Hip Hop - R&B ) Was a member of Dr. Rock And The M.C.s and Force M.D.'s (Musical Diversity) (They did, "Tender Love" and "Love Is A House").



Richey James Edwards (Richard James Edwards) - Officially declared dead 11-23-2008 - Missing since 2-1-1995, it's believed he killed himself by jumping off the Severn Bridge - His body was never found ( Rock ) Born 12-22-1967  in Blackwood, South Wales, UK - Guitarist and songwriter - Was a member of The Manic Street Preachers (They did, "Faster" and "Small Black Flowers That Grow In The Sky").

Jimmy Dee (Jamie White) - Missing since 1981 ( Hip-Hop ) Founding member of The Rock Steady Crew.

Steve Dunstan - Missing since the mid 1980's - Thought to have been murdered - His body has never been found ( Folk - Pop ) Bassist and violinist - Worked with The Eighteenth Century Quartet.



Visitors to The Club have told me about the following artists but I have been unable to find dates of their demise or verify that they have passed away . If you know where I can get any info about them, please point the way. Thanks!

Peter DeLongi - Died 199? - Singer and guitarist - Was a member of Banchee (They did, "The Night Is Calling" and "I Just Don't Know") - Worked with Peepl.

Lynne Hughes - Died 200? - ( Rock - Singer - (She did, "Freeway Gypsy" and "Never Stop A Dream") - Was a member of Tongue And Groove (They did, "Sidetrack" and "Come In My Kitchen") - Worked with The Charlatans and Stoneground (They did, "Colonel Chicken Fry" and "Passion Flower").

LaVerne Drake - 1979? - Born 1938 - Singer - Was a member of The Cadillacs

Marta Martelinska - Died 3-18-2008? ( Rock ) Born 7-24-1949 - Singer - Worked with Bizony and Trubadurzy.

Arturo "Aler" Covarrubias - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Worked with Los Sleepers and Los Sparks.

Andrej Szmarinow - Died 2-1-2007? - Heart attack ( Metal ) Worked with Korrozia Metalla, Mafia and E.S.T.

Paku Paakkanen - Died 1994? ( Metal ) Drummer - Worked with Havana Black.

Rigo Toran (Correct name?) - Died 3-27-2005? - Singer - Born 3-29-1946.

Jose Antonio Fernandez de la Lora - Died ???? ( Rock ) Bassist - Worked with Los Honjas.

Name unknown - Died 199? - The lead singer for the Long Island based rock band Siddhartha.

Mikhail Moisejkin - Died 8-18-2004? - Singer - Worked with Makondo.

Two members (Names unknown) of the Soviet rock group Index - Died 12-3-1989 in a fire at their workplace.

Nikolaj Zarubin - Died 11-11-2006? in St. Petersburg  - Heart attack - Born 11-?-1951 in Czernigow - Singer and musician - Worked with Za.

Nikita Lyzlov - Died 19?? - Was a member of Sankt-Peterburg.

Vladimir Yaskhin - Died 1995? ( Folk Rock ) Keyboardist - Was a member of Pesnyary.

Miyaki - Died 2000? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Worked with Sampaguita.

Marcus Doubleday - Died 5-1-2004? - Trumpeter - Worked with The Dynamics, Buddy Miles, Janis Joplin and Electric Flag.

John Lee - Died ???? in Enfield north London - Played trombone - Worked with The Roy Young Band.

Reno Bassi - Died 196? - Heroin overdose - Bassist - Worked with Stark Naked And The Car Thieves.

Smokey Adams - Died 2001? - Internal bleeding ( Jazz ) Singer - Member of Demon Fuzz.

Roy Rhoden - Died 2003? - Lymphoma ( Jazz ) Keyboardist - Member of Demon Fuzz.

Bob Knickerbocker - ? ( Rock ) Bass player - Was a member of Final Solution.

Samuel Jones - Died 9-? 1999 - 2000? ( R&B ) Singer was a member of The Veltones (They did, "Someday" and "Fool In Love") and The Canes (They did, "I'll Never Give Her Up (My Friend)" and "Why Should I Suffer With The Blues").

Ray Mills - Died in 1971? ( Rock ) Born 1942 - Drummer -  Worked with Jimmy Justice and The Alan Price Set.

Bob Morris - Died 12-3-1981? ( Rock ) Born 3-2-1930 - Bass guitarist and songwriter - He was a member of The Champs (They did, "Jumping Bean") - Worked with Jimmy Seals.
 

Stud Cole (Patrick Tirone) - Died???? ( Rockabilly ) Singer - (He did, "Burn Baby Burn" and "The Witch").

Hank Majewski - Died 1969? ( Pop ) Born 1922? - Rhythm guitarist - Was a member of The 4 Lovers with Frankie Valli (They did,"You're The Apple Of  My Eye").

Ron Shankleton - Died ???? ( Rock ) Singer and guitarist - Was a member of The The Avengers who changed their name to Haymarket Riot (They did,"Leaving" and "Sunny Day Song").

Lonnie Shaw - Died 1990? ( Blues ) Saxophonist - Worked with John Coltrane and King Kolax - Was married to jazz singer Evelyn Simms.

Sandy Scott - Died 1-10-2002? - Stroke ( Actor - Dancer - Manager )  Was a member of a management team that worked for The New Christy Minstrels and Jose Feliciano.

Robbie Laudewig - Died 1988? ( Rock ) Bassist - Was a member of The Vandells who changed their name to The Dovers (They did, "She's Not Just Anybody" and "She's Gone").

Istvan Drosztmann - Died 1986 ? ( Rock ) Guitarist - Was a member of the Hungarian group 100 Rock Celcius.

Sergei Komarov - Died 11-14-1990 ? Murdered ? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of the Russian group Chyornyi Obelisk.

Lubos Brzobahaty - Died 8-12-1987 ? ( Rock ) Was a member of the Czechoslovakian group Makyoty.

Alexei Polyakov - Died 4-30-1993 ? Also a club owner - Was murdered by  patrons who couldn't buy tickets ? ( Punk ) Bassist - Was a member of Mongol Shuudan.

Sergei Timofeev - Died 7-6-1993 ? - Heart attack ( Rock ) Was a member of Peking Row-Row.

Yuri Tyurin - Died 7-30-1993 ? ( Rock ) Drummer - Was a member of Chorny Obelisk (They did,"Stena").

Ira Myava - Died 7-31-1993 ? - Overdose ? ( Punk )

Valeri Obodzinski - Died 4-26-1995 ? - Illness ( Pop ) Russian singer.

Olesja Troyanskaja - Died 1995 ? ( Punk ) Singer - She was a member of Smeschenie.

Mike Stubbs - 199? - Illness ( Rock ) Was a member of Home.

Eugene Nazarov - Died ???? ( Punk ) Was a member of Hmeli-suneli.

Vladimir Yanshin - ???? ( Rock ) Was a member of Pesnjary.

IDon Vinil - Died 1983? - Heroin overdose? ( Punk ) Singer - Was a member of The Offs.

Steve Bland - 198? ( Rock ) Keyboardist for New Days Ahead.

Lee Wilkinson - 1996? ( Rock ) Bassist for Mantra.

Robert Mushkabarjan - Died ???? ( Pop ) Singer for Russian pop group Vesjolye Rebjata.

Manfred Schmidt - Died 2-11-1979?- Was a member of the German band Ikarus.

Quentin Eubanks - Died 19?? ( Doo-Wop - R&B ) Was a bassist for The Diablos (They did, "The Wind" and "The Way You Dog Me Round").

Earl Lewis (not The Channels' Earl Lewis) - The original lead singer for The Flamingos (never recorded with the group) and a singer for The Five Echoes.

Ramases (aka Michael Raphael and Barrington Frost) -  Died 199? - Suicide? ( Rock ) Born in Sheffield, England.

Ski - ( Rap ) Member of The Dismasters

MC Hood - ( Rap )

Beasley - ( Rap )

Stanley Platzer - Born 1931 - Member of The Music Factory.

Jeffery Bar - Studio musician

Pumpkin (Eroll Bedward) - Died ???? ( Rap ) Multi-instrument arranger and drummer - Member of Pumpkin And The All Stars and Pumpkin & Friends - Worked with Spoonie Gee ("Love Rap").

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