This Day in Music History
1979 : Ray Smith, American singer, songwriter and rockabilly musician, born Raymond Eugene Smith, committed suicide in Canada at the age of 58.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 October 1934)
1992 : Paul Ryan, English singer, songwriter and producer, born Paul Sapherson, died of cancer at the age of 44. (Paul & Barry Ryan)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 October 1948)
2001 : George Harrison, English musician, singer and songwriter, died of lung cancer in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 58. His final hours are spent with his wife, son, and musician Ravi Shankar at his side. (The Beatles, Traveling Wilburys)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (25 February 1943)