This Day in Music History
1973 : Vaughn Monroe, American baritone singer, trumpeter and big band leader and actor, born Vaughn Wilton Monroe, died shortly after having stomach surgery in Stuart, Florida, at the age of 61.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 October 1911)
1981 : Bob Marley is buried with state honors in St. Ann’s, Jamaica.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (11 May 1981)
2006 : Billy Walker, American country music singer and guitarist, born William Marvin Walker, died in a car accident in Fort Deposit, Alabama, at the age of 77.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 January 1929)