July 25 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
July 25

1984 : Big Mama Thornton, American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, born Willie Mae Thornton, died of a heart attack in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 57.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 December 1926)

1989 : Steve Rubell, one of the owners of Studio 54, dies of AIDS-related causes in New York City, at the age of 45.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 December 1943)

1995 : Charlie Rich, singer, songwriter and pianist, born Charles Rich, died of of pulmonary embolism in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 62.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 December 1932)

1998 : Tal Farlow, American jazz guitarist, born Talmage Holt Farlow, died in New York City at the age of 77.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 June 1921)

2003 : Erik Braunn, American guitarist, born Erik Keith Brann, died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 52. (Iron Butterfly - guitar, vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (11 August 1950)

2008 : Johnny Griffin, American bop and hard bop tenor saxophonist, born John Arnold Griffin III, died of a heart attack in Mauprévoir, near Availles-Limouzine, France (where he had lived for 24 years), at the age of 80.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 April 1928)

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