February 8 : This Day in Music History Deaths

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Deaths
February 8

1990 : Del Shannon, American rock and roll singer-songwriter, born Charles Weedon Westover, committed suicide by shooting himself in Santa Clarita, California, at the age of 55.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 December 1934)

Del Shannon

2005 : Keith Knudsen, American rock drummer, vocalist and songwriter, born , died of pneumonia in Kentfield, California, at the age of 56. (The Doobie Brothers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 February 1948)

Keith Knudsen

2005 : Jimmy Smith, African-American jazz musician, died in his sleep of natural causes Scottsdale, Arizona, at the age of 79.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 December 1925 or 1928)

2011 : Marvin Sease, American blues and soul singer-songwriter, born , died of compilcations from pneumonia in Vicksburg, Mississippi, at the age of 64.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 February 1946)

Marvin Sease

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