January 15 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
January 15

1992 : Dee Murray, English bassist, born David Murray Oates, died after suffering a stroke, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 45. He had been fighting with skin cancer. (The Elton John Band)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 April 1946)

Dee Murray

1993 : Sammy Cahn, American lyricist, songwriter and musician, born Samuel Cohen, died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 79.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 June 1913)

Sammy Cahn

1994 : Harry Nilsson, American singer-songwriter, born Harry Edward Nilsson III, died of heart failure at his home in Agoura Hills, California, at the age of 52.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 June 1941)

Harry Nilsson

1998 : Junior Wells, American Chicago blues vocalist, harmonica player and recording artist, born Amos Wells Blakemore Jr., died of lymphoma in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 63.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 December 1934)

2011 : Fred Sanders Jr., American blues, died after a stroke in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 71. He had been battling cancer for several years.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 April 1939)

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