April 26 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
April 26

1984 : "Count" Basie, American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer, born William James Basie, died in Hollywood, Florida, at the age of 79.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 August 1904)

1997 : Gene Ames, American vocalist, born Gene Urick, died of cancer at the age of 74. According to some sources, he died on April 4. (The Ames Brothers - second tenor)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 February 1923)

Gene Ames

1999 : Adrian Borland (The Sound and the Outsiders), English singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer, born Adrian Kelvin Borland, committed suicide by throwing himself under a train at Wimbledon station, London, at the age of 41.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 December 1957)

2011 : Phoebe Snow, American singer, songwriter and guitarist, born Phoebe Ann Laub, died of complications from a 2010 brain hemorrhage in Edison, New Jersey, at the age of 60.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 July 1950)

2013 : George Jones, American musician, singer and songwriter, born George Glenn Jones, died from hypoxic respiratory failure in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 81.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 September 1931)

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