August 10 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
August 10

1979 : Curtis Williams, American Doo-Wop/R&B vocalist, died at the age of 44. (The Penguins - baritone/bass)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 December 1934)

1993 : Edward Roberts, Amercan vocalist, born Edward L. Roberts, died of cancer at the age of 57. (Ruby and the Romantics - second tenor)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 April 1936)

2006 : Barbara George, American R&B singer, songwriter and composer, born Barbara Ann Smith, died from a liver disease in Chauvin, Louisiana, at the age of 63, six days before her 64th birthday.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 August 1942)

2008 : Isaac Hayes, American songwriter, musician, singer, actor, and voice actor, born Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr., died of a stroke in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 65.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 August 1942)

2011 : Billy Grammer, American country music singer and guitar player, born Billy Wayne Grammer, died after a long-term illness in Benton, Illinois, at the age of 85.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 August 1925)

2013 : Eydie Gormé, American vocalist, born Edith Gormezano (or Garmezano), died in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 84, six days before her 85th birthday.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 August 1928)

2013 : Jody Payne, born James L. Payne, American country musician and singer, best known as a longtime guitarist in Willie Nelson, died from cardiac problems at a hospital at the age of 77. (The Family)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 January 1936)

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