May 26 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
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May 26

1933 : Jimmie Rodgers American country singer, known most widely for his rhythmic yodeling, born James Charles Rodgers, died after years of fighting the tuberculosis, from a pulmonary hemorrhage, while staying at the Taft Hotel in New York, at the age of 35.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 September 1897)

1968 : Little Willie John, American R&B singer, born William Edward John, died a heart attack (official cause of death) in Walla Walla, Washington, at the age of 30.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 November 1937)

1977 : William Powell, American gospel and soul singer, died of cancer in Canton, Ohio, at the age of 35. (The O'Jays - founding member, lead vocalist)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 January 1942)

2010 : Judy Lynn, American country music singer and beauty queen, born Judy Lynn Voiten, died after suffering congestive heart failure at her home in Jeffersonville, Indiana, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 April 1938)

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