October 21 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
October 21

1965 : Bill Black, American rockabilly musician, born William Patton Black, Jr., died of a brain tumor in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 39.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 September 1926)
In this video he plays bass guitar (in dark suite)

1995 : Maxene Andrews, American vocalist, born Maxine Angelyn, died in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at the age of 79. (The Andrew Sisters - soprano)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (3 January 1916)

Maxene Andrews

1995 : Shannon Hoon, American singer-songwriter and musician, born Richard Shannon Hoon, died of cocaine overdose in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the age of 28. (Blind Melon)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (26 September 1967)

2006 : Elliott Smith, American singer-songwriter and musician, born Steven Paul Smith, died of two stab wounds in his chest in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 34. The autopsy evidence was inconclusive as to whether the wounds were self-inflicted.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (6 August 1969)

2006 : Sandy West, American musician, singer, songwriter and drummer, born Sandy Pesavento, died of lung cancer in San Dimas, California, at the age of 47. (The Runaways)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 July 1959)

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