February 27 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
February 27

1968 : Frankie Lymon, American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, born Franklin Joseph Lymon, died of a heroin overdose in Harlem, New York, at the age of 25.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 September 1942)

Frankie Lymon

1993 : Marlena Davis, American R&B soprano vocalist, died of lung cancer at the age of 48. (The Orlons)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (4 October 1944)

2011 : Eddie Kirkland, American electric blues guitarist, harmonicist, singer and songwriter, died after a car accident in Crystal River, Florida, at the age of 87.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 August 1923)

Eddie Kirkland

2013 : Van Cliburn, American pianist, born Harvey Lavan Cliburn, Jr., died of bone cancer in Fort Worth, Texas, at the age of 78.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 July 1934)

2013 : Richard Street, American soul and R&B singer, died of a pulmonary embolism in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 70.< (The Temptations)br /> See also: This Day in Music History Births (5 October 1942)

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