June 25 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
June 25

1976 : Johnny Mercer, American lyricist, songwriter and singer, born John Herndon Mercer, died from a brain tumor in Hollywood, Los Angeles, at the age of 66.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 November 1909)

1987 : Boudleaux Bryant (Felice and Boudleaux Bryant - American wife and husband country music and pop songwriting team), born Diadorius Boudleaux Bryant, died at the age of 67.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 February 1920)

1988 : Hillel Slovak(Red Hot Chili Peppers - guitarist and founding member), died in Hollywood, California of a drug overdose at the age of 26.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (13 April 1962)

1988 : Jimmy Soul American vocalist, born James McCleese, died at the age of 45.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 August 1942)

2009 : Michael Jackson, born Michael Joseph Jackson, died of acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home in the Holmby Hills, Los Angeles at the age of 50.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 August 1958)

2006 : Arif Mardin,Turkish-American music producer, died from pancreatic cancer at his home in New York City at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 March 1932)

2009 : Sky Saxon (The Seeds - leader and singer), born Richard Elvern Marsh, died unexpectedly due to an infection that had spread throughout his organs, in Austin, Texas at the age of 71.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 August 1937)

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