April 28 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
April 28

1934 : Charley Patton aka Charlie Patton, American Delta blues musician, born in Hinds County, Mississippi between 1887 and 1891, died near Indianola, Mississippi, at the age of 42–47. He is considered by many to be the "Father of the Delta Blues".

1980 : Tommy Caldwell, American bassist, born Thomas Michael Caldwell, died from injuries suffered in a car accident in Spartanburg, South Carolina, at the age of 30. (The Marshall Tucker Band - bandleader, bass, backup vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 November 1949)

1981 : Steve Currie English bass player and long term T. Rex member, died in a car accident near Vale de Parra, Algarve, Portugal, at the age of 33.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 May 1947)

1988 : B. W. Stevenson, American country pop artist, born Louis Charles Stevenson, died undergoing heart valve surgery at the age of 38.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 October 1949)

2005 : Percy Heath, born in Wilmington, North Carolina. American jazz bassist., died after a second bout with bone cancer in Southampton, New York, at the age of 81, two days short of his 82nd birthday.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 April 1923)

2013 : Lonnie Turner, American musician, died in Lebanon, Oregon, at the age of 66. (The Steve Miller Band - bass guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 February 1947)

Lonnie Turner

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