This Day in Music History
2010 : Pete Quaife, English musician, artist and author, born Peter Alexander Greenlaw Quaife, died of kidney failure at the age of 66. He had been receiving kidney dialysis for more than ten years. (The Kinks - founding member, bass guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (31 December 1943)
2013 : Bobby "Blue" Bland,American singer of blues and soul, born Robert Calvin Brooks, died in Germantown (suburb of Memphis), Tennessee, at the age of 83.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 January 1930)