December 27 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
December 27

1944 : Amy Beach, American composer and pianist, born Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, died of heart disease in New York City at the age of 77.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 September 1867)

1978 : Chris Bell, American singer, songwriter and guitarist, born Christopher Branford Bell, died in a car accident in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 27. (Big Star)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 January 1951)

Chris Bell

1978 : Bob Luman, American country and rockabilly singer, born Robert Glynn Luman, died of pneumonia in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 41.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 April 1937)

1981 : Hoagy Carmichael, American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader, born Howard Hoagland Carmichael, died of heart failure in Rancho Mirage, California, at the age of 82.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 November 1899)

1983 : Walter Scott, American singer and band frontman, born Walter Notheis, Jr., was murdered by his wife's lover in St. Peters, Missouri, at the age of 40. (Bob Kuban and the In-Men)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 February 1943)

2004 : Hank Garland, American Nashville studio musician, born Walter Louis Garland, died of a staph infection in Orange Park, Florida, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 November 1930)

2008 : Delaney Bramlett, American singer, songwriter, musician, and producer, born Delaine Alvin Bramlett, died from complications of gall bladder surgery in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 69. (Delaney & Bonnie)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 July 1939)

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