This Day in Music History
2001 : Kim Gardner, English musician, born Christopher Gardner, died of cancer in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 53. (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke - bass guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (27 January 1948)
2002 : Tom Dowd, American recording engineer and producer for Atlantic Records, died of emphysema in Florida at the age of 77.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 October 1925)
2008 : Merl Saunders, American multi-genre musician who played piano and keyboards, died in San Francisco, California, of complications related to a stroke in 2002, which had left him half-paralysed, at the age of 74.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (14 February 14, 1934)