February 26 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
February 26

1977 : Bukka White, American Delta blues guitarist and singer, born Booker T. Washington White, died from cancer in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 67.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 November 1909)

Bukka White

1977 : Sherman Garnes, American bass vocalist, born Sherman Marlow Garnes, died during open heart surgery at the age of 36. (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 June 1940)

Sherman Garnes

1989 : Roy Eldridge, American jazz trumpet player, born David Roy Eldridge, died in Valley Stream, New York, at the age of 78.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 January 1911)

Roy Eldridge

1990 : Cornell Gunter, American rhythm and blues singer, was murdered in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 53. (The Coasters - lead tenor)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 November 1936)

Cornell Gunter

2003 : Otha Turner, American fife players, one of the last in the vanishing American fife and drum blues tradition, born Othar Turner, died in Gravel Springs, Mississippi, at the age of 95. (Rising Star Fife and Drum Band)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 June 1907)

Otha Turner

2008 : Buddy Miles, American rock and funk drummer, born George Allen Miles, Jr., died of congestive heart disease in Austin, Texas, at the age of 60. (The Electric Flag, Band of Gypsys)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 September 1947)

Buddy Miles

2011 : Mark Tulin, bass player, born Mark Shalom Tulin, died of a heart attack while helping out at the Avalon Underwater Clean-Up in in Avalon, California, at the age of 62. (The Electric Prunes)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 November 1948)

Mark Tulin

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