November 18 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 18

1971 : Junior Parker, American Memphis blues singer and musician, born Herman Parker, Jr., died during surgery for a brain tumor in Blue Island, Illinois, at the age of 39.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 May 1932)

 Junior Parker

1972 : Danny Whitten, American musician and songwriter, born Daniel Ray Whitten, died from a fatal combination of Valium and alcohol in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 29. (Crazy Horse - guitar, vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 May 1943)

Danny Whitten

1977 : Teddi King, American jazz and pop vocalist, born Theodora King, died from Lupus at the age of 48.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 September 1929)

1994 : Cab Calloway, African-American jazz singer and bandleader, born Cabell Calloway III, died five months after suffering a storke in Hockessin, Delaware, at the age of 86.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 December 1907)

1999 : Doug Sahm, American musician, singer and performer, born Douglas Wayne Sahm, died of a heart attack in his sleep in a motel room in Taos, New Mexico, at the age of 58. (Sir Douglas Quintet)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 November 1941)

2003 : Michael Kamen, American composer (film cores mainly), arranger, conductor, songwriter and session musician, born Michael Arnold Kamen, died in London, England, at the age of 55.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (15 April 1948)

2004 : Cy Coleman, American composer, songwriter and jazz pianist, born Seymour Kaufman, died of cardiac arrest in New York City at the age of 75.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 June 1929)

2009 : Johnny Almond, born John Albert Almond, English session musician, died from cancer in Hayward, California, at the age of 63. (Mark-Almond - vocals, saxophone, woodwinds, vibes, percussion)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 July 1946)

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