January 20 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
January 20

1965 : Alan Freed aka Moondog, American disc jockey, born Albert James Freed, died from uremia and cirrhosis brought on by alcoholism, in a hospital in Palm Springs, California, at the age of 43.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 December 1921)

1996 : Buster Benton, American blues guitarist and singer, born Arley Benton, died from the effects of diabetes in Chicago, Illinois at the age of 63.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 July 1932)

1996 : Gerry Mulligan, American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger, born Gerald Joseph Mulligan, died following complications from knee surgery in Darien, Connecticut, at the age of 68.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 April 1927)

1999 : Bill Albaugh, English drummer, born William E. Albaugh in South Harrow, Middlesex in 1946 (precise date not known), died in Indiana, USA, at the age of 53. (The Lemon Pipers - drums)

Bill Albaugh

2009 : David "Fathead" Newman, American jazz saxophonist, born David Newman, Jr., died from complications of pancreatic cancer in Kingston, New York, at the age of 75.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 February 1933)

David Fathead Newman

2012 : Etta James, American singer, born Jamesetta Hawkins, died of leukemia in Riverside, California, at the age of 73.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 January 1938)

Etta James

2013 : Bob Engemann, American vocalist, born Robert Philip Engemann, died in Provo, Utah, at the age of 76. He had contracted pneumonia shortly after heart surgery. (The Lettermen [1959-1967])
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 February 1936)

Bob Engemann

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