August 19 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
August 19

1959 : Blind Willie McTell, American Piedmont and ragtime blues singer and guitarist, born William Samuel McTier, died of a stroke in Milledgeville, Georgia, at the age of 61.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 May 1898)

1979 : Dorsey Burnette, American rockabilly singer, died of a massive coronary at his home in Canoga Park, California, at the age of 46.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 December 1932)

2001 : Betty Everett, American soul singer and pianist, died at her home in Beloit, Wisconsin, at the age of 61.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 November 1939)

2008 : LeRoi Moore, American saxophonist, born LeRoi Holloway Moore, died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 46. (The Dave Matthews Band)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 September 1961)

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