March 5 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
March 5

1963 : Patsy Cline, American country music singer, born Virginia Patterson Hensley, died in a plane crash near Camden, Tennessee, at the age of 30.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 September 1932)

Patsy Cline

 

1963 : Cowboy Copas, American country music singer, born Lloyd Estel Copas, died in an aircraft crash in Camden, Tennessee, at the age of 49.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 July 1913)

 

1982 : John Belushi, American comedian, actor and musician, born , died of a drug-related accident, involving injecyion of cocaine and heroin, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, at the age of 33. (The Blues Brothers)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 January 1949)

John Belushi

 

1995 : Viv Stanshall, English singer-songwriter, painter, musician, author, poet and wit, born Victor Anthony Stanshall, was found dead after a fire at his North London Muswell Hill flat at the age of 51. (The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 March 1943)

Viv Stanshall

 

2001 : Michael "Smitty" Smith, American drummer, born Michael Leroy Smith, died from internal bleeding in Kona, Hawaii, at the age of 58, three weeks before his 59th birthday. (Paul Revere and the Raiders - drummer)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 March 1942)

Smitty Smith

 

2004 : John McGeoch, Scottish guitarist, born John Alexander McGeoch, died in his sleep at the age of 48. (Magazine, PiL and Siouxsie & the Banshees)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 August 1955)

John McGeoch

 

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