October 28 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
October 28

1984 : Wells Kelly, American musician, died of asphyxiation (choking) while on tour with Meat Loaf in London, England, at the age of 35. He was last seen drinking with Huey Lewis. Some sources state he died on 29 October. (Orleans - founding member, drums, vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (7 April 1949)

1991 : Billy Wright, American jump blues singer, died of a pulmonary embolism in Atlanta, Georgia, at the age of 59.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (21 May 1932)

2004 : Gil Mellé, American artist, jazz musician and film composer, born Gilbert John Mellé, died of a heart attack in Malibu, California, at the age of 72.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (31 December 1931)

2007 : Porter Wagoner, American country music singer, born Porter Wayne Wagoner, died of lung cancer in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 80. A regular at the Grand Ole Opry, he hosted The Porter Wagoner Show for 21 years, starting in 1961.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 August 1927)

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