August 11 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
August 11

1971 : Lefty Baker, American musician, born Eustace Britchforth, died of enlarged liver in California at the age of 32. (Spanky & Our Gang [1968–69] - lead guitar, banjo, vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 January 1939)

Lefty Baker

1996 : Mel Taylor, Amercan drummer, died of lung cancer in Los Angeles, Calfornia, at the age of 62. (The Ventures - drums)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 September 1933)

2006 : Mike Douglas, American "Big Band" era singer, entertainer and television talk show host, born Michael Delaney Dowd, Jr., died in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, at the age of 86.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 August 1920)

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