This Day in Music History
1971 : Papa Lightfoot, American blues singer and harmonica player, born Alexander Lightfoot, died of respiratory failure in Natchez, Mississippi, at the age of 47.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (2 March 1924)
1993 : Jerry Edmonton, Canadian drummer, born Gerald McCrohan, died in a car accident in Santa Ynez, California, at the age of 47. (Steppenwolf - drums)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 October 1946)