January 21 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
January 21

1984 : Jackie Wilson, American soul singer, born Jack Leroy Wilson, Jr., died from complications of pneumonia in Mount Holly, New Jersey, at the age of 49. In 1975 he had suffered a heart attack during which the lack of oxygen to his brain had caused him to slip into a coma. He spent the rest of his years in a semi-comatose state.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 June 1934)

Jackie Wilson

1993 : Helno, French alternative rock singer, born Noël Rota, died of a heroin overdose at the age of 29. (Les Negresses Vertes - singer)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 December 1963)

Helno

1996 : Frankie "Cannibal" Garcia, American singer, born Francisco M. Garcia, died after a long illness at the age of 49. (Cannibal and the Headhunters - lead singer, front man)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (22 April 1946)

Frankie Garcia

1997 : Colonel Tom Parker aka Colonel Thomas Andrew Parker, Dutch-born American entertainment impresario, known best as the manager of Elvis Presley, born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk, died after suffering a stroke in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 87.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (26 June 1909)

1999 : Charles Brown, American blues singer and pianist, born Tony Russell Brown, died of congestive heart failure in Oakland, California, at the age of 76.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 September 1922)

Charles Brown

2002 : Peggy Lee, American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer and actress, born , died of complications from diabetes and a heart attack in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California at the age of 81.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (26 May 1920)

Peggy Lee

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