This Day in Music History
1976 : Florence Ballard, American recording artist and vocalist, born Florence Ballard Chapman, died from cardiac arrest, caused by a coronary thrombosis, in Detroit, Michigan, at the age of 32. (The Supremes - vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 June 1943)
1994 : Papa John Creech, American blues violinist, born John Henry Creach, died of pneumonia in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 76. (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane/Starship)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 May 1917)
2001 : John Fahey, American fingerstyle guitarist and composer, born John Aloysius Fahey, died in Salem, Oregon, after undergoing a sextuple coronary bypass operation at the age of 61, six days before his 62nd birthday.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (28 February 1939)