October 8 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
October 8

1988 : Harold Dorman, American rock and roll singer and songwriter, born Harold Kenneth Dorman, died at the age of 61.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (23 December 1926)

1990 : Barrie Wilson aka B.J. Wilson, English rock drummer, born Barrie James Wilson, died after a long illness in Eugene, Oregon, at the age of 43. (Procol Harum)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (18 March 1947)

Barrie Wilson

1997 : Jo Bruce, English keyboardist and songwriter, born Jonas Asher Bruce, died of an asthma attack in in North London at the age of 27. (Afro Celt Sound System - founding member)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 February 1969)
In this video he is briefly seen on keybords.

2009 : Abu Talib, African American blues and jazz guitarist, singer, and harmonica player, born Fred Leroy Robinson, died of cancer in Lancaster, California, at the age of 70.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (24 February 1939)

2011 : Mikey Welsh, American artist and musician, born Michael Edward Welsh, died from a suspected drug overdose leading to a heart attack in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 40. (Weezer - bass guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (20 April 1971)

2011 : Roger Williams, American popular music pianist, born Louis Jacob Weertz, died of pancreatic cancer in Encino, California, at the age of 87.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (1 October 1924)

2013 : Phil Chevron, Irish singer, songwriter and guitarist, born Philip Ryan, died from oesophageal cancer in Dublin at the age of 56. (The Pogues)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (17 June 1957)

1936 : Larry Verne, American novelty song singer, died of heart failure in Sylmar, California, at the age of 77. He also had Alzheimer's Disease and had suffered three strokes.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (8 February 2013)

Larry Verne

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