February 16 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
February 16

1996 : Brownie McGhee, American blues singer and guitarist, born Walter Brown McGhee, died in Oakland, California, at the age of 80.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 November 1915)

Brownie McGhee

2002 : Billy Ward, African-American R&B bandleader, pianist, arranger and songwriter, born Robert L. Williams, died in Inglewood, California, at the age of 80. (Billy Ward and his Dominoes)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 September 1921)

Billy Ward

2004 : Doris Troy, American R&B singer and songwriter, born Doris Elaine Higginsen, died from emphysema at her home in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 67.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 January 1937)

Doris Troy

2008 : Bobby Lord, American country music artist, born Robert L. Lord, died in in Stuart, Florida, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 January 1934)

Bobby Lord

2008 : Charlie Ryan, American singer and songwriter, born Charles Ryan, died in Spokane, Washington, at the age of 92.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 December 1915)

2013 : Stanley Knight aka Stanley "Goober Grin" Knight, American musician, born Stanley Glen Knight, died at his home in Jonesboro, Arkansas, at the age of 64. (Black Oak Arkansas [1969–1976] - founding member, guitars, organ, vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 February 1949)

Stanley Knight

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