December 22 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
December 22

1930 : Charles K. Harris, American songwriter of popular music, born Charles Kassel Harris, died in New York City at the age of 62.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 May 1867)

1939 : Ma Rainey, American blues singer, born Gertrude Pridgett, died in Rome, Georgia, at the age of 53.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (26 April 1886)

1985 : D. Boon, American singer, songwriter and guitarist, born Dennes Dale Boon, died in a van accident near Tucson, Arizona, at the age of 27. (Minutemen)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 April 1958)

2002 : Joe Strummer, British musician, born John Graham Mellor, died suddenly of an undiagnosed congenital heart defect in Broomfield, Somerset, at the age of 50. (The Clash)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 August 1952)

2003 : Dave Dudley, American country music singer, born David Darwin Pedruska, died after suffering a heart attack at his home on Staples Lake, near Danbury, Wisconsin, at the age of 75.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 May 1928)

2006 : Dennis Linde, born in Abilene, Texas. American singer and songwriter.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (22 December 1943)

of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Nashville, Tennessee, 63

2007 : Joe Ames, American vocalist, died of a heart attack at the age of 86. (The Ames Brothers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 May 1921)

Joe Ames

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