September 16 : This Day in Music History Deaths

This Day in Music History
Deaths
September 16

1977 : Marc Bolan, English singer-songwriter, guitarist and poet, born Mark Feld, died in a car accident in Barnes, London, at the age of 29. (T. Rex)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (30 September 1947)

1994 : Bernie Leighton, American jazz pianist, died in Coconut Creek, Florida, at the age of 73.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (29 January 1921)

Bernie Leighton

2003 : Sheb Wooley, American actor and singer, born Shelby F. Wooley, died of leukemia in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 82.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (10 April 1921)

2008 : Norman Whitfield, American songwriter and producer, born Norman Jesse Whitfield, died from diabetes and other ailments in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 68.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (12 May 1940)

2009 : Mary Travers, American singer-songwriter, born Mary Allin Travers, died from complications arising from chemotherapy in Danbury, Connecticut, at the age of 72. She had been sufferng from leukemia. (Peter, Paul and Mary)
See also: This Day in Music History Births (9 November 1936)

2011 : Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, American electric blues vocalist, harmonica player and multi-award winning drummer, born Willie Smith, died following a stroke at the age of 75.
See also: This Day in Music History Births (19 January 1936)

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