July 4 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
July 4

1971 : Don McPherson, American R&B musician and singer, born Donald McPherson, died of leukemia in The Bronx, New York, at the age of 29. (Main Ingredient)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 July 1941)

Don McPherson

2003 : Barry White, American composer and singer-songwriter, born Barry Eugene Carter, died in Los Angeles, California, after suffering from total renal failure, at the age of 58.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 September 1944)

2005 : Al Downing aka "Big" Al Downing, American entertainer, singer, songwriter, and pianist. After being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and undergoing chemotherapy, he died in Massachusetts, at the age of 65.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 January 1940)

2007 : Bill Pinkney, American performer and singer, died in Daytona Beach, Florida, from a heart attack at the age of 81. (The Drifters)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 August 1925)

2009 : Allen Klein American businessman, talent agent and record label executive, died in New York City of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 77. (The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Verve)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 December 1931)

2009 : Drake Levin, American musician and singer, born Drake Maxwell Levinshefski, died at his home in San Francisco, California, after a long battle with cancer, at the age of 62. (Paul Revere and the Raiders - guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 August 1946)

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