November 26 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
November 26

1956 : Tommy Dorsey, American jazz trombonist, trumpeter, composer, and bandleader of the Big Band era, born Thomas Francis Dorsey, Jr., died in Greenwich, Connecticut, at the age of 51.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 November 1905)

1973 : John Rostill, English bassist and composer, born John Henry Rostill, died by elecrtocution from an ungrounded guitar in a studio in Radlett, Hertfordshire, at the age of 31. (The Shadows)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (16 June 1942)

John Rostill

2003 : James Carter, American singer who became famous from a recording that was made while he was in prison, 40 years before it won a Grammy, died in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 77. ("James Carter & the Prisoners")
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 December 1925)

2006 : Tony Silvester, American singer and producer, died in New York at the age of 65. (Main Ingredient)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 October 1941)

2011 : Keef Hartley, English drummer and bandleader, born Keith Hartley, died in Preston, Lancashire, at the age of 67. (Rory Storm and The Hurricanes, John Mayall, Keef Hartley Band)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 April 1944)

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