Dead Rock Stars

Today is the 25th of October, 2014

Rock star deaths listed by year

The Great Gig In The Sky
Dead rockstars listed by year of death

2014

Alvin Stardust

was
72 years 26 days old when he died on 23 October 2014

Raphael Ravenscroft

was
60 years 4 months 15 days old when he died on 19 October 2014

Paul Revere

was
76 years 8 months 27 days old when he died on 4 October 2014

Lynsey de Paul

was
64 years 3 months 20 days old when she died on 1 October 2014

Jimi Jamison

was
63 years 8 days old when he died on 31 August 2014

Glenn Cornick

was
67 years 4 months 5 days old when he died on 28 August 2014

Rod de'Ath

was
64 years 1 month 14 days old when he died on 1 August 2014

Dick Wagner

was
71 years 7 months 16 days old when he died on 30 July 2014

Johnny Winter

was
70 years 4 months 23 days old when he died on 16 July 2014

Tommy Ramone

was
62 years 5 months 12 days old when he died on 11 July 2014

Bobby Womack

was
70 years 3 months 23 days old when he died on 27 June 2014

Jim Keays

was
67 years 9 months 5 days old when he died on 14 June 2014

Doc Neeson

was
67 years 5 months old when he died on 4 June 2014

Herb Jeffries

was
100 years 8 months 1 day old when he died on 25 May 2014

Arthur 'Guitar Boogie' Smith

was
93 years 2 days old when he died on 3 April 2014

Dave Brockie

was
50 years 6 months 21 days old when he died on 23 March 2014

Scott Asheton

was
64 years 6 months 27 days old when he died on 15 March 2014

Paco de Lucia

was
66 years 2 months 4 days old when he died on 25 February 2014

Franny Beecher

was
92 years 4 months 26 days old when he died on 24 February 2014

Pete Seeger

was
94 years 8 months 24 days old when he died on 27 January 2014

Ronny Jordan

was
51 years 1 month 15 days old when he died on 13 January 2014

Phil Everly

was
74 years 11 months 15 days old when he died on 3 January 2014

2013

Jim Hall

was
83 years 6 days old when he died on 10 December 2013

Stan Tracey

was
86 years 11 months 6 days old when he died on 6 December 2013

Lou Reed

was
71 years 7 months 25 days old when he died on 27 October 2013

Noel Harrison

was
79 years 8 months 20 days old when he died on 19 October 2013

John 'Juke' Logan

was
66 years 11 months 19 days old when he died on 30 August 2013

Allen Lanier

was
67 years 1 month 20 days old when he died on 14 August 2013

George Duke

was
67 years 6 months 24 days old when he died on 5 August 2013

JJ Cale

was
74 years 7 months 21 days old when he died on 26 July 2013

Bobby Bland

was
83 years 4 months 27 days old when he died on 23 June 2013

Slim Whitman

was
90 years 4 months 30 days old when he died on 19 June 2013

Joey Covington

was
67 years 11 months 8 days old when he died on 4 June 2013

Marshall Lytle

was
79 years 8 months 24 days old when he died on 25 May 2013

Georges Moustaki

was
79 years 20 days old when he died on 23 May 2013

Trevor Bolder

was
62 years 11 months 12 days old when he died on 21 May 2013

Ray Manzarek

was
74 years 3 months 8 days old when he died on 20 May 2013

Jeff Hanneman

was
49 years 3 months 1 day old when he died on 2 May 2013

George Jones

was
81 years 7 months 14 days old when he died on 26 April 2013

Richie Havens

was
72 years 3 months 1 day old when he died on 22 April 2013

Chrissy Amphlett

was
53 years 5 months 27 days old when she died on 21 April 2013

Cordell Mosson

was
60 years 6 months 2 days old when he died on 18 April 2013

Rita MacNeil

was
68 years 10 months 19 days old when she died on 16 April 2013

George Jackson

was
68 years 1 month 2 days old when he died on 14 April 2013

Chi Cheng

was
42 years 8 months 29 days old when he died on 13 April 2013

Jimmy Dawkins

was
76 years 5 months 17 days old when he died on 10 April 2013

Hugh McCracken

was
70 years 11 months 28 days old when he died on 28 March 2013

Bobby Smith

was
76 years 11 months 6 days old when he died on 16 March 2013

Clive Burr

was
56 years 4 days old when he died on 12 March 2013

Sammy Masters

was
82 years 7 months 18 days old when he died on 8 March 2013

Peter Banks

was
65 years 7 months 20 days old when he died on 7 March 2013

Alvin Lee

was
68 years 2 months 15 days old when he died on 6 March 2013

Jewel Akens

was
79 years 5 months 17 days old when he died on 1 March 2013

Dan Toler

was
64 years 5 months 2 days old when he died on 25 February 2013

Kevin Ayers

was
68 years 6 months 2 days old when he died on 18 February 2013

Mindy McCready

was
37 years 2 months 18 days old when she died on 17 February 2013

Reg Presley

was
71 years 7 months 23 days old when he died on 4 February 2013

Cecil Womack

was
65 years 4 months 7 days old when he died on 1 February 2013

Patty Andrews

was
94 years 11 months 14 days old when she died on 30 January 2013

Steve Knight

was
77 years 8 months 7 days old when he died on 19 January 2013

2012

Fontella Bass

was
72 years 5 months 23 days old when she died on 26 December 2012

Lee Dorman

was
70 years 3 months 6 days old when he died on 21 December 2012

Jimmy McCracklin

was
91 years 4 months 7 days old when he died on 20 December 2012

Ravi Shankar

was
92 years 8 months 4 days old when he died on 11 December 2012

Ed Cassidy

was
89 years 7 months 2 days old when he died on 6 December 2012

Huw Lloyd-Langton

was
61 years 10 months old when he died on 6 December 2012

Dave Brubeck

was
91 years 11 months 29 days old when he died on 5 December 2012

Nick Curran

was
35 years 6 days old when he died on 6 October 2012

Big Jim Sullivan

was
71 years 7 months 18 days old when he died on 2 October 2012

Andy Williams

was
84 years 9 months 22 days old when he died on 25 September 2012

Joe South

was
72 years 6 months 8 days old when he died on 5 September 2012

Mark Abrahamian

was
46 years 6 months 10 days old when he died on 2 September 2012

Hal David

was
91 years 3 months 7 days old when he died on 1 September 2012

Max Bygraves

was
89 years 10 months 15 days old when he died on 31 August 2012

Scott McKenzie

was
73 years 7 months 8 days old when he died on 18 August 2012

Lou Martin

was
63 years 5 days old when he died on 17 August 2012

Bob Birch

was
56 years 1 month 1 day old when he died on 15 August 2012

Johnnie Bassett

was
76 years 9 months 26 days old when he died on 4 August 2012

Jimmy Jones

was
75 years 2 months old when he died on 2 August 2012

Daryl Cotton

was
62 years 10 months 23 days old when he died on 27 July 2012

Larry Hoppen

was
61 years 6 months 12 days old when he died on 24 July 2012

Jon Lord

was
71 years 1 month 7 days old when he died on 16 July 2012

Bob Babbitt

was
74 years 7 months 20 days old when he died on 16 July 2012

Kitty Wells

was
92 years 10 months 16 days old when she died on 16 July 2012

Bob Welch

was
66 years 9 months 7 days old when he died on 7 June 2012

Doc Watson

was
89 years 2 months 26 days old when he died on 29 May 2012

Robin Gibb

was
62 years 4 months 28 days old when he died on 20 May 2012

Donna Summer

was
63 years 4 months 16 days old when she died on 17 May 2012

Donald 'Duck' Dunn

was
70 years 5 months 19 days old when he died on 13 May 2012

Adam Yauch

was
47 years 8 months 29 days old when he died on 4 May 2012

Bert Weedon

was
91 years 11 months 10 days old when he died on 20 April 2012

Levon Helm

was
71 years 10 months 24 days old when he died on 19 April 2012

Greg Ham

was
58 years 6 months 23 days old when he died on 19 April 2012

Jim Marshall

was
88 years 8 months 7 days old when he died on 5 April 2012

Earl Scruggs

was
88 years 2 months 22 days old when he died on 28 March 2012

Vince Lovegrove

was
65 years 5 days old when he died on 24 March 2012

Michael Hossack

was
65 years 4 months 23 days old when he died on 12 March 2012

Ronnie Montrose

was
64 years 3 months 2 days old when he died on 3 March 2012

Davy Jones

was
66 years 1 month 30 days old when he died on 29 February 2012

Louisiana Red

was
79 years 11 months 2 days old when he died on 25 February 2012

Billy Strange

was
81 years 4 months 24 days old when he died on 22 February 2012

Michael Davis

was
68 years 8 months 12 days old when he died on 17 February 2012

Whitney Houston

was
48 years 6 months 2 days old when she died on 11 February 2012

Joe Moretti

was
73 years 8 months 30 days old when he died on 9 February 2012

Mark Reale

was
56 years 7 months 18 days old when he died on 25 January 2012

Etta James

was
73 years 11 months 26 days old when she died on 20 January 2012

Johnny Otis

was
90 years 20 days old when he died on 17 January 2012

Robbie France

was
52 years 1 month 9 days old when he died on 14 January 2012

Bob Weston

was
64 years 2 months 2 days old when he died on 3 January 2012

Larry Reinhardt

was
63 years 5 months 26 days old when he died on 2 January 2012

2011

Jim Sherwood

was
69 years 7 months 17 days old when he died on 25 December 2011

Dobie Gray

was
71 years 4 months 10 days old when he died on 6 December 2011

Hubert Sumlin

was
80 years 18 days old when he died on 4 December 2011

Bill Tapia

was
103 years 11 months 1 day old when he died on 2 December 2011

Keith 'Keef' Hartley

was
67 years 7 months 18 days old when he died on 26 November 2011

Paul Yandell

was
76 years 2 months 15 days old when he died on 21 November 2011

Bob Brunning

was
68 years 3 months 19 days old when he died on 18 October 2011

Chuck Ruff

was
60 years 4 months 19 days old when he died on 14 October 2011

Mikey Welsh

was
40 years 5 months 18 days old when he died on 8 October 2011

Bert Jansch

was
67 years 11 months 2 days old when he died on 5 October 2011

John Du Cann

was
65 years 3 months 16 days old when he died on 21 September 2011

David 'Honeyboy' Edwards

was
96 years 2 months 1 day old when he died on 29 August 2011

Nick Ashford

was
70 years 3 months 18 days old when he died on 22 August 2011

Jerry Leiber

was
78 years 3 months 28 days old when he died on 22 August 2011

Jani Lane

was
47 years 6 months 10 days old when he died on 11 August 2011

Marshall Grant

was
83 years 3 months 2 days old when he died on 7 August 2011

Dan Peek

was
60 years 8 months 23 days old when he died on 24 July 2011

Amy Winehouse

was
27 years 10 months 9 days old when she died on 23 July 2011

Wurzel

was
61 years 8 months 16 days old when he died on 9 July 2011

Manuel Galban

was
80 years 5 months 23 days old when he died on 7 July 2011

Clarence Clemons

was
69 years 5 months 7 days old when he died on 18 June 2011

Gil Scott-Heron

was
62 years 1 month 26 days old when he died on 27 May 2011

Cornell Dupree

was
68 years 4 months 19 days old when he died on 8 May 2011

John Walker

was
67 years 5 months 25 days old when he died on 7 May 2011

Phoebe Snow

was
60 years 9 months 9 days old when she died on 26 April 2011

Poly Styrene

was
53 years 9 months 22 days old when she died on 25 April 2011

Pinetop Perkins

was
97 years 8 months 14 days old when he died on 21 March 2011

Loleatta Holloway

was
64 years 4 months 16 days old when she died on 21 March 2011

Jet Harris

was
71 years 8 months 12 days old when he died on 18 March 2011

Big Jack Johnson

was
70 years 7 months 12 days old when he died on 14 March 2011

Ritchie Pickett

was
56 years 25 days old when he died on 13 March 2011

Jack Hardy

was
63 years 3 months 16 days old when he died on 11 March 2011

Mike Starr

was
44 years 11 months 4 days old when he died on 8 March 2011

St Clair Lee

was
66 years 10 months 12 days old when he died on 8 March 2011

Johnny Preston

was
71 years 6 months 14 days old when he died on 4 March 2011

Gary Moore

was
58 years 10 months 2 days old when he died on 6 February 2011

John Barry

was
77 years 2 months 27 days old when he died on 30 January 2011

Gladys Horton

was
65 years 7 months 27 days old when she died on 26 January 2011

Harvey James

was
58 years 3 months 26 days old when he died on 15 January 2011

Phil Kennemore

was
57 years 2 months 18 days old when he died on 7 January 2011

Gerry Rafferty

was
63 years 8 months 19 days old when he died on 4 January 2011

Mick Karn

was
52 years 5 months 11 days old when he died on 4 January 2011

2010

Bobby Farrell

was
61 years 2 months 24 days old when he died on 30 December 2010

Teena Marie

was
54 years 9 months 21 days old when she died on 26 December 2010

Captain Beefheart

was
69 years 11 months 2 days old when he died on 17 December 2010

Stuart 'Woolly' Wolstenholme

was
63 years 7 months 28 days old when he died on 13 December 2010

Ari Up

was
48 years 9 months 3 days old when she died on 20 October 2010

Solomon Burke

was
70 years 6 months 19 days old when he died on 10 October 2010

Terry Lavitz

was
54 years 5 months 21 days old when he died on 7 October 2010

Don Partridge

was
68 years 10 months 25 days old when he died on 21 September 2010

Mike Edwards

was
62 years 3 months 3 days old when he died on 3 September 2010

Richie Hayward

was
64 years 6 months 6 days old when he died on 12 August 2010

Jack Parnell

was
87 years 2 days old when he died on 8 August 2010

Ben Keith

was
73 years 4 months 20 days old when he died on 26 July 2010

Fred Carter Jr

was
76 years 6 months 16 days old when he died on 17 July 2010

Tuli Kupferberg

was
86 years 9 months 14 days old when he died on 12 July 2010

Pete Quaife

was
66 years 5 months 23 days old when he died on 23 June 2010

Garry Shider

was
56 years 10 months 23 days old when he died on 16 June 2010

Jimmy Dean

was
81 years 10 months 3 days old when he died on 13 June 2010

Stuart Cable

was
40 years 19 days old when he died on 7 June 2010

Marvin Isley

was
56 years 9 months 19 days old when he died on 6 June 2010

Paul Gray

was
38 years 1 month 16 days old when he died on 24 May 2010

Ronnie James Dio

was
67 years 10 months 6 days old when he died on 16 May 2010

Peter Steele

was
48 years 3 months 10 days old when he died on 14 April 2010

Malcolm McLaren

was
64 years 2 months 17 days old when he died on 8 April 2010

Herb Ellis

was
88 years 7 months 24 days old when he died on 28 March 2010

Alex Chilton

was
59 years 2 months 17 days old when he died on 17 March 2010

Tom 'T-Bone' Wolk

was
58 years 2 months 4 days old when he died on 28 February 2010

Doug Fieger

was
57 years 5 months 25 days old when he died on 14 February 2010

Dale Hawkins

was
73 years 5 months 22 days old when he died on 13 February 2010

John Dankworth

was
82 years 4 months 17 days old when he died on 6 February 2010

Kate McGarrigle

was
63 years 11 months 12 days old when she died on 18 January 2010

Teddy Pendergrass

was
59 years 9 months 18 days old when he died on 13 January 2010

Mick Green

was
65 years 11 months 9 days old when he died on 11 January 2010

2009

Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan

was
28 years 10 months 19 days old when he died on 28 December 2009

Mick Cocks

was
54 years 11 months 11 days old when he died on 22 December 2009

Eric Woolfson

was
64 years 8 months 14 days old when he died on 2 December 2009

Norton Buffalo

was
58 years 1 month 2 days old when he died on 30 October 2009

Dickie Peterson

was
63 years 1 month old when he died on 12 October 2009

Mary Travers

was
72 years 10 months 7 days old when she died on 16 September 2009

Bobby Graham

was
69 years 6 months 3 days old when he died on 14 September 2009

Jim Carroll

was
60 years 1 month 10 days old when he died on 11 September 2009

Larry Knechtel

was
69 years 16 days old when he died on 20 August 2009

Les Paul

was
94 years 2 months 4 days old when he died on 13 August 2009

Willy DeVille

was
58 years 11 months 12 days old when he died on 6 August 2009

Gordon Waller

was
64 years 1 month 13 days old when he died on 17 July 2009

Drake Levin

was
62 years 10 months 17 days old when he died on 4 July 2009

Michael Jackson

was
50 years 9 months 27 days old when he died on 25 June 2009

Sky Saxon

was
71 years 10 months 5 days old when he died on 25 June 2009

Tim Krekel

was
58 years 8 months 14 days old when he died on 24 June 2009

Bob Bogle

was
75 years 4 months 29 days old when he died on 14 June 2009

Hugh Hopper

was
64 years 1 month 9 days old when he died on 7 June 2009

Koko Taylor

was
80 years 8 months 6 days old when she died on 3 June 2009

Jay Bennett

was
45 years 6 months 9 days old when he died on 24 May 2009

Stephen Bruton

was
60 years 6 months 2 days old when he died on 9 May 2009

Ean Evans

was
48 years 7 months 20 days old when he died on 6 May 2009

Uriel Jones

was
74 years 9 months 11 days old when he died on 24 March 2009

Reg Isidore

was
59 years 11 months 18 days old when he died on 22 March 2009

Mel Brown

was
69 years 5 months 13 days old when he died on 20 March 2009

Kelly Groucutt

was
63 years 5 months 11 days old when he died on 19 February 2009

Estelle Bennet

was
67 years 6 months 20 days old when she died on 11 February 2009

Lux Interior

was
62 years 3 months 14 days old when he died on 4 February 2009

Dewey Martin

was
68 years 4 months 1 day old when he died on 31 January 2009

John Martyn

was
60 years 4 months 18 days old when he died on 29 January 2009

Billy Powell

was
56 years 7 months 25 days old when he died on 28 January 2009

Dave Dee

was
67 years 23 days old when he died on 9 January 2009

Ron Asheton

was
60 years 5 months 20 days old when he died on 6 January 2009

2008

Freddie Hubbard

was
70 years 8 months 22 days old when he died on 29 December 2008

Delaney Bramlett

was
69 years 5 months 26 days old when he died on 27 December 2008

Davey Graham

was
68 years 23 days old when he died on 15 December 2008

Odetta Holmes

was
77 years 11 months 2 days old when she died on 2 December 2008

Michael Lee

was
39 years 6 days old when he died on 25 November 2008

Mitch Mitchell

was
61 years 4 months 3 days old when he died on 12 November 2008

Jimmy Carl Black

was
70 years 9 months old when he died on 1 November 2008

Levi Stubbs

was
72 years 4 months 11 days old when he died on 17 October 2008

Henry Adler

was
93 years 8 months 29 days old when he died on 30 September 2008

Richard Wright

was
65 years 1 month 18 days old when he died on 15 September 2008

Jerry Reed

was
71 years 5 months 11 days old when he died on 31 August 2008

Issac Hayes

was
65 years 11 months 21 days old when he died on 10 August 2008

Mel Galley

was
60 years 3 months 23 days old when he died on 1 July 2008

Bo Diddley

was
79 years 5 months 3 days old when he died on 2 June 2008

Eddy Arnold

was
89 years 11 months 23 days old when he died on 8 May 2008

Danny Federici

was
58 years 2 months 25 days old when he died on 17 April 2008

Ola Brunkert

was
61 years 6 months 1 day old when he died on 16 March 2008

Jeff Healey

was
41 years 11 months 5 days old when he died on 2 March 2008

Mike Smith

was
64 years 2 months 22 days old when he died on 28 February 2008

Buddy Miles

was
60 years 5 months 21 days old when he died on 26 February 2008

Speedy Haworth

was
86 years 10 days old when he died on 26 February 2008

John Stewart

was
68 years 4 months 14 days old when he died on 19 January 2008

2007

Oscar Peterson

was
82 years 4 months 8 days old when he died on 23 December 2007

Dan Fogelberg

was
56 years 4 months 3 days old when he died on 16 December 2007

Ike Turner

was
76 years 1 month 7 days old when he died on 12 December 2007

Kevin DuBrow

was
52 years 21 days old when he died on 19 November 2007

Porter Wagoner

was
80 years 2 months 16 days old when he died on 28 October 2007

Lee Hazlewood

was
78 years 26 days old when he died on 4 August 2007

Kelly Johnson

was
49 years 25 days old when she died on 15 July 2007

Homer 'Boots' Randolph

was
80 years 1 month old when he died on 3 July 2007

George McCorkle

was
59 years 10 months 6 days old when he died on 29 June 2007

Lynne Randell

was
57 years 5 months 25 days old when she died on 8 June 2007

Bobby 'Boris' Pickett

was
69 years 2 months 14 days old when he died on 25 April 2007

Lobby Loyde

was
65 years 11 months 3 days old when he died on 21 April 2007

Mark St John

was
51 years 1 month 29 days old when he died on 5 April 2007

Brad Delp

was
55 years 8 months 25 days old when he died on 9 March 2007

Billy Thorpe

was
60 years 10 months 30 days old when he died on 28 February 2007

Frankie Laine

was
93 years 10 months 7 days old when he died on 6 February 2007

Denny Doherty

was
66 years 1 month 21 days old when he died on 19 January 2007

2006

James Brown

was
73 years 7 months 22 days old when he died on 25 December 2006

Denis Payton

was
63 years 4 months 6 days old when he died on 17 December 2006

Homesick James

was
96 years 7 months 13 days old when he died on 13 December 2006

Robert Lockwood Jr

was
91 years 7 months 25 days old when he died on 21 November 2006

Sandy West

was
47 years 3 months 11 days old when she died on 21 October 2006

Freddy Fender

was
69 years 4 months 10 days old when he died on 14 October 2006

Boz Burrell

was
60 years 1 month 20 days old when he died on 21 September 2006

Bruce Gary

was
55 years 4 months 15 days old when he died on 22 August 2006

John Locke

was
62 years 10 months 10 days old when he died on 4 August 2006

Arthur Lee

was
61 years 4 months 27 days old when he died on 3 August 2006

Tommy Bruce

was
68 years 11 months 24 days old when he died on 10 July 2006

Syd Barrett

was
60 years 6 months 1 day old when he died on 7 July 2006

Duane Roland

was
52 years 6 months 16 days old when he died on 19 June 2006

Billy Preston

was
59 years 9 months 4 days old when he died on 6 June 2006

Vince Welnick

was
55 years 3 months 12 days old when he died on 2 June 2006

Desmond Dekker

was
64 years 10 months 9 days old when he died on 25 May 2006

Freddie Garrity

was
69 years 6 months 5 days old when he died on 19 May 2006

Gene Pitney

was
66 years 1 month 19 days old when he died on 5 April 2006

Buck Owens

was
76 years 7 months 13 days old when he died on 25 March 2006

Dave Lepard

was
25 years 7 months 23 days old when he died on 20 January 2006

Wilson Pickett

was
64 years 10 months 1 day old when he died on 19 January 2006

2005

Mike Botts

was
61 years 1 day old when he died on 9 December 2005

Tony Meehan

was
62 years 8 months 26 days old when he died on 28 November 2005

Link Wray

was
76 years 6 months 3 days old when he died on 5 November 2005

Mike Gibbins

was
56 years 6 months 22 days old when he died on 4 October 2005

Little Milton

was
70 years 10 months 28 days old when he died on 14 August 2005

Carlo Little

was
66 years 7 months 20 days old when he died on 6 August 2005

Long John Baldry

was
64 years 6 months 9 days old when he died on 21 July 2005

Luther Vandross

was
54 years 2 months 11 days old when he died on 1 July 2005

Johnnie Johnson

was
80 years 9 months 5 days old when he died on 13 April 2005

Rod Price

was
57 years 4 months old when he died on 22 March 2005

Danny Joe Brown

was
53 years 6 months 14 days old when he died on 10 March 2005

Chris Curtis

was
63 years 6 months 2 days old when he died on 28 February 2005

Tyrone Davis

was
66 years 9 months 5 days old when he died on 9 February 2005

Keith Knudsen

was
56 years 11 months 21 days old when he died on 8 February 2005

Jim Capaldi

was
60 years 5 months 26 days old when he died on 28 January 2005

Spencer Dryden

was
66 years 9 months 4 days old when he died on 11 January 2005

Jimmy Griffin

was
61 years 5 months 1 day old when he died on 11 January 2005

2004

Dimebag Darrell Abbot

was
38 years 3 months 18 days old when he died on 8 December 2004

Bruce Palmer

was
58 years 22 days old when he died on 1 October 2004

Johnny Ramone

was
55 years 11 months 7 days old when he died on 15 September 2004

Carl Wayne

was
61 years 13 days old when he died on 31 August 2004

Laura Branigan

was
47 years 1 month 23 days old when she died on 26 August 2004

Rick James

was
56 years 6 months 5 days old when he died on 6 August 2004

Sacha Distel

was
71 years 5 months 23 days old when he died on 22 July 2004

Arthur Kane

was
55 years 5 months 10 days old when he died on 13 July 2004

Syreeta Wright

was
57 years 11 months 3 days old when she died on 6 July 2004

Ray Charles

was
73 years 8 months 18 days old when he died on 10 June 2004

Clint Warwick

was
63 years 10 months 20 days old when he died on 15 May 2004

Barney Kessel

was
80 years 6 months 19 days old when he died on 6 May 2004

Niki Sullivan

was
66 years 9 months 14 days old when he died on 6 April 2004

Jan Berry

was
62 years 11 months 23 days old when he died on 26 March 2004

Bob Mayo

was
52 years 8 months 18 days old when he died on 23 February 2004

Doris Troy

was
67 years 1 month 10 days old when she died on 16 February 2004

Cornelius Bumpus

was
58 years 21 days old when he died on 3 February 2004

Mel Pritchard

was
56 years 8 days old when he died on 28 January 2004

2003

Greg Ridley

was
56 years 27 days old when he died on 19 November 2003

Don Gibson

was
75 years 7 months 14 days old when he died on 17 November 2003

Arthur Conley

was
57 years 10 months 13 days old when he died on 17 November 2003

Tony Thompson

was
48 years 11 months 28 days old when he died on 12 November 2003

Bobby Hatfield

was
63 years 2 months 26 days old when he died on 5 November 2003

Robert Palmer

was
54 years 8 months 7 days old when he died on 26 September 2003

Slim Dusty

was
76 years 3 months 6 days old when he died on 19 September 2003

Johnny Cash

was
71 years 6 months 17 days old when he died on 12 September 2003

Warren Zevon

was
56 years 7 months 14 days old when he died on 7 September 2003

Erik Brann

was
52 years 11 months 14 days old when he died on 25 July 2003

Clyde 'Skip' Battin

was
69 years 4 months 18 days old when he died on 6 July 2003

Barry White

was
58 years 9 months 22 days old when he died on 4 July 2003

June Carter Cash

was
73 years 10 months 22 days old when she died on 15 May 2003

Noel Redding

was
57 years 4 months 16 days old when he died on 11 May 2003

Gerry Shephard

was
51 years 4 months 8 days old when he died on 6 May 2003

Nina Simone

was
70 years 2 months old when she died on 21 April 2003

Little Eva Boyd

was
59 years 9 months 12 days old when she died on 10 April 2003

Adam Faith

was
62 years 8 months 13 days old when he died on 8 March 2003

Hank Ballard

was
75 years 3 months 12 days old when he died on 2 March 2003

Maurice Gibb

was
53 years 21 days old when he died on 12 January 2003

Mickey Finn

was
55 years 7 months 8 days old when he died on 11 January 2003

2002

Joe Strummer

was
50 years 4 months 1 day old when he died on 22 December 2002

Zal Yanovsky

was
57 years 11 months 24 days old when he died on 13 December 2002

Lonnie Donegan

was
71 years 6 months 5 days old when he died on 3 November 2002

John Entwistle

was
57 years 8 months 18 days old when he died on 27 June 2002

Robbin Crosby

was
42 years 10 months 2 days old when he died on 6 June 2002

Dee Dee Ramone

was
50 years 8 months 18 days old when he died on 5 June 2002

Jim Dewar

was
59 years 7 months 4 days old when he died on 16 May 2002

Layne Staley

was
34 years 7 months 14 days old when he died on 5 April 2002

Randy Castillo

was
51 years 3 months 8 days old when he died on 26 March 2002

John 'Speedy' Keen

was
56 years 11 months 21 days old when he died on 21 March 2002

Mick Tucker

was
54 years 6 months 28 days old when he died on 14 February 2002

Waylon Jennings

was
64 years 7 months 29 days old when he died on 13 February 2002

Paul Baloff

was
41 years 9 months 8 days old when he died on 2 February 2002

Peter Bardens

was
56 years 7 months 3 days old when he died on 22 January 2002

Peggy Lee

was
81 years 7 months 26 days old when she died on 21 January 2002

2001

Stuart Adamson

was
43 years 8 months 5 days old when he died on 16 December 2001

Chuck Schuldiner

was
34 years 7 months old when he died on 13 December 2001

George Harrison

was
58 years 9 months 4 days old when he died on 29 November 2001

Betty Everett

was
61 years 8 months 27 days old when she died on 19 August 2001

Leon Wilkeson

was
49 years 3 months 25 days old when he died on 27 July 2001

Chet Atkins

was
77 years 10 days old when he died on 30 June 2001

Joe Henderson

was
64 years 2 months 6 days old when he died on 30 June 2001

John Lee Hooker

was
83 years 9 months 30 days old when he died on 21 June 2001

John Hartford

was
63 years 5 months 5 days old when he died on 4 June 2001

Tony Ashton

was
55 years 2 months 27 days old when he died on 28 May 2001

Perry Como

was
88 years 11 months 24 days old when he died on 12 May 2001

Joey Ramone

was
49 years 10 months 27 days old when he died on 15 April 2001

John Phillips

was
65 years 6 months 16 days old when he died on 18 March 2001

John Fahey

was
61 years 11 months 25 days old when he died on 22 February 2001

Bryan Gregory

was
46 years 10 months 21 days old when he died on 10 January 2001

2000

Kirsty MacColl

was
41 years 2 months 8 days old when she died on 18 December 2000

Julie London

was
74 years 22 days old when she died on 18 October 2000

Benjamin Orr

was
53 years 25 days old when he died on 3 October 2000

David Brown

was
50 years 6 months 20 days old when he died on 4 September 2000

Alan Caddy

was
60 years 6 months 14 days old when he died on 16 August 2000

Heinz Burt

was
57 years 8 months 14 days old when he died on 7 April 2000

Ian Dury

was
57 years 10 months 15 days old when he died on 27 March 2000

Screamin' Jay Hawkins

was
70 years 6 months 25 days old when he died on 12 February 2000

Dave Peverett

was
56 years 9 months 22 days old when he died on 7 February 2000

1999

Curtis Mayfield

was
57 years 6 months 23 days old when he died on 26 December 1999

Rick Danko

was
56 years 11 months 11 days old when he died on 10 December 1999

Frankie Vaughan

was
71 years 7 months 14 days old when he died on 17 September 1999

Gar Samuelson

was
41 years 5 months 4 days old when he died on 22 July 1999

Screaming Lord Sutch

was
58 years 7 months 6 days old when he died on 16 June 1999

Mel Torme

was
73 years 8 months 23 days old when he died on 5 June 1999

Darrell Sweet

was
51 years 11 months 14 days old when he died on 30 April 1999

Adrian Borland

was
41 years 4 months 20 days old when he died on 26 April 1999

Skip Spence

was
52 years 11 months 29 days old when he died on 16 April 1999

Dusty Springfield

was
59 years 10 months 14 days old when she died on 2 March 1999

Buddy Knox

was
65 years 6 months 25 days old when he died on 14 February 1999

1998

Bryan MacLean

was
52 years 3 months old when he died on 25 December 1998

Barbara Acklin

was
55 years 8 months 30 days old when she died on 27 November 1998

Kenny Kirkland

was
43 years 1 month 15 days old when he died on 12 November 1998

Gene Autry

was
91 years 3 days old when he died on 2 October 1998

Tal Farlow

was
77 years 1 month 18 days old when he died on 25 July 1998

Frank Sinatra

was
82 years 5 months 2 days old when he died on 14 May 1998

Linda McCartney

was
56 years 6 months 24 days old when she died on 17 April 1998

Wendy O Williams

was
48 years 10 months 9 days old when she died on 6 April 1998

Tammy Wynette

was
55 years 11 months 1 day old when she died on 6 April 1998

Cozy Powell

was
50 years 3 months 7 days old when he died on 5 April 1998

Carl Wilson

was
51 years 1 month 16 days old when he died on 6 February 1998

Falco

was
40 years 11 months 18 days old when he died on 6 February 1998

Carl Perkins

was
65 years 9 months 10 days old when he died on 19 January 1998

Junior Wells

was
63 years 1 month 6 days old when he died on 15 January 1998

Sonny Bono

was
62 years 10 months 20 days old when he died on 5 January 1998

1997

Floyd Cramer

was
64 years 2 months 4 days old when he died on 31 December 1997

Nicolette Larson

was
45 years 4 months 29 days old when she died on 16 December 1997

Michael Hutchence

was
37 years 10 months old when he died on 22 November 1997

Glen Buxton

was
49 years 11 months 9 days old when he died on 19 October 1997

John Denver

was
53 years 9 months 11 days old when he died on 12 October 1997

Jimmy Witherspoon

was
77 years 1 month 10 days old when he died on 18 September 1997

Ronnie Lane

was
51 years 2 months 3 days old when he died on 4 June 1997

Jeff Buckley

was
30 years 6 months 12 days old when he died on 29 May 1997

Laura Nyro

was
49 years 5 months 21 days old when she died on 8 April 1997

Harold Melvin

was
57 years 8 months 27 days old when he died on 24 March 1997

Brian Connolly

was
51 years 4 months 4 days old when he died on 9 February 1997

Randy California

was
45 years 10 months 13 days old when he died on 2 January 1997

Townes Van Zandt

was
52 years 9 months 25 days old when he died on 1 January 1997

1996

Tiny Tim

was
64 years 7 months 18 days old when he died on 30 November 1996

Eva Cassidy

was
33 years 9 months old when she died on 2 November 1996

Bill Monroe

was
84 years 11 months 27 days old when he died on 9 September 1996

Mel Taylor

was
62 years 10 months 18 days old when he died on 11 August 1996

Chas Chandler

was
57 years 6 months 29 days old when he died on 17 July 1996

John Panozzo

was
47 years 9 months 26 days old when he died on 16 July 1996

Jonathan Melvoin

was
34 years 7 months 6 days old when he died on 12 July 1996

Ella Fitzgerald

was
79 years 1 month 21 days old when she died on 15 June 1996

Bradley Nowell

was
28 years 3 months 3 days old when he died on 25 May 1996

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson

was
61 years 3 months 14 days old when he died on 17 May 1996

Bernard Edwards

was
43 years 5 months 18 days old when he died on 18 April 1996

Brownie McGhee

was
80 years 2 months 17 days old when he died on 16 February 1996

1995

Dean Martin

was
78 years 6 months 18 days old when he died on 25 December 1995

Shannon Hoon

was
28 years 25 days old when he died on 21 October 1995

Maxine Andrews

was
79 years 9 months 18 days old when she died on 21 October 1995

Sterling Morrison

was
53 years 2 days old when he died on 30 August 1995

Jerry Garcia

was
53 years 8 days old when he died on 9 August 1995

Rory Gallagher

was
47 years 3 months 12 days old when he died on 14 June 1995

Selena

was
23 years 11 months 15 days old when she died on 31 March 1995

Vivian Stanshall

was
51 years 11 months 12 days old when he died on 5 March 1995

Philip Kramer

was
42 years 7 months old when he died on 12 February 1995

Richey James Edwards

was
27 years 1 month 10 days old when he died on 1 February 1995

1994

Fred 'Sonic' Smith

was
46 years 1 month 21 days old when he died on 4 November 1994

Wilbert Harrison

was
65 years 9 months 21 days old when he died on 26 October 1994

Danny Gatton

was
49 years 1 month old when he died on 4 October 1994

Nicky Hopkins

was
50 years 6 months 13 days old when he died on 6 September 1994

Kristen Pfaff

was
27 years 21 days old when she died on 16 June 1994

Derek Leckenby

was
51 years 21 days old when he died on 4 June 1994

Eric Gale

was
55 years 8 months 5 days old when he died on 25 May 1994

Lee Brilleaux

was
41 years 10 months 28 days old when he died on 7 April 1994

Kurt Cobain

was
27 years 1 month 16 days old when he died on 5 April 1994

Dan Hartman

was
43 years 3 months 14 days old when he died on 22 March 1994

Papa John Creach

was
76 years 8 months 25 days old when he died on 22 February 1994

Harry Nilsson

was
52 years 7 months old when he died on 15 January 1994

1993

Michael Clarke

was
47 years 6 months 16 days old when he died on 19 December 1993

Frank Zappa

was
52 years 11 months 13 days old when he died on 4 December 1993

Ray Gillen

was
34 years 6 months 19 days old when he died on 1 December 1993

Jerry Edmonton

was
47 years 1 month 4 days old when he died on 28 November 1993

Albert Collins

was
61 years 1 month 23 days old when he died on 24 November 1993

Randy Hobbs

was
45 years 4 months 14 days old when he died on 5 August 1993

Conway Twitty

was
59 years 9 months 4 days old when he died on 5 June 1993

Mick Ronson

was
46 years 11 months 3 days old when he died on 29 April 1993

Toy Caldwell

was
45 years 3 months 12 days old when he died on 25 February 1993

1992

Bobby LaKind

was
47 years 1 month 21 days old when he died on 24 December 1992

Eddie Hazel

was
42 years 8 months 13 days old when he died on 23 December 1992

Albert King

was
69 years 7 months 26 days old when he died on 21 December 1992

Ronnie Bond

was
52 years 6 months 9 days old when he died on 13 November 1992

Roger Miller

was
56 years 9 months 23 days old when he died on 25 October 1992

Jeff Porcaro

was
38 years 4 months 4 days old when he died on 5 August 1992

Ollie Halsall

was
43 years 2 months 15 days old when he died on 29 May 1992

Nigel Preston

was
28 years 11 months 28 days old when he died on 1 April 1992

Dee Murray

was
45 years 9 months 12 days old when he died on 15 January 1992

1991

Eric Carr

was
41 years 4 months 12 days old when he died on 24 November 1991

Freddie Mercury

was
45 years 2 months 19 days old when he died on 24 November 1991

Miles Davis

was
65 years 4 months 2 days old when he died on 28 September 1991

Rob Tyner

was
46 years 9 months 5 days old when he died on 17 September 1991

David Ruffin

was
50 years 4 months 14 days old when he died on 1 June 1991

Gene Clark

was
46 years 6 months 7 days old when he died on 24 May 1991

Johnny Thunders

was
38 years 9 months 8 days old when he died on 23 April 1991

Steve Marriott

was
44 years 2 months 21 days old when he died on 20 April 1991

Leo Fender

was
81 years 7 months 11 days old when he died on 21 March 1991

Steve Clark

was
30 years 8 months 16 days old when he died on 8 January 1991

1990

Barrie 'BJ' Wilson

was
43 years 6 months 20 days old when he died on 8 October 1990

Tom Fogerty

was
48 years 9 months 28 days old when he died on 6 September 1990

Stevie Ray Vaughan

was
35 years 10 months 24 days old when he died on 27 August 1990

Brent Mydland

was
37 years 9 months 5 days old when he died on 26 July 1990

Bobby Day

was
62 years 14 days old when he died on 15 July 1990

Jim Hodder

was
42 years 5 months 19 days old when he died on 5 June 1990

Stiv Bators

was
40 years 7 months 13 days old when he died on 4 June 1990

Sammy Davis Jr

was
64 years 5 months 8 days old when he died on 16 May 1990

Andrew Wood

was
24 years 2 months 11 days old when he died on 19 March 1990

Ric Grech

was
43 years 4 months 16 days old when he died on 17 March 1990

Johnnie Ray

was
63 years 1 month 14 days old when he died on 24 February 1990

Del Shannon

was
55 years 1 month 9 days old when he died on 8 February 1990

Allen Collins

was
37 years 6 months 4 days old when he died on 23 January 1990

1989

Alan Murphy

was
35 years 10 months 21 days old when he died on 19 October 1989

Keith Whitley

was
34 years 10 months 8 days old when he died on 9 May 1989

Vincent Crane

was
45 years 8 months 24 days old when he died on 14 February 1989

1988

Roy Orbison

was
52 years 7 months 13 days old when he died on 6 December 1988

Cliff Gallup

was
58 years 3 months 22 days old when he died on 9 October 1988

Tim Davis

was
44 years 9 months 22 days old when he died on 20 September 1988

Roy Buchanan

was
48 years 10 months 22 days old when he died on 14 August 1988

Robert Calvert

was
43 years 5 months 5 days old when he died on 14 August 1988

Hillel Slovak

was
26 years 2 months 12 days old when he died on 25 June 1988

Dave Prater

was
50 years 11 months old when he died on 9 April 1988

Andy Gibb

was
30 years 5 days old when he died on 10 March 1988

John Curulewski

was
37 years 4 months 10 days old when he died on 13 February 1988

1987

Jaco Pastorious

was
35 years 9 months 20 days old when he died on 21 September 1987

Peter Tosh

was
42 years 10 months 23 days old when he died on 11 September 1987

Paul Butterfield

was
44 years 4 months 17 days old when he died on 4 May 1987

Buddy Rich

was
69 years 6 months 3 days old when he died on 2 April 1987

Liberace

was
67 years 8 months 19 days old when he died on 4 February 1987

1986

Lee Dorsey

was
61 years 11 months 7 days old when he died on 1 December 1986

Cliff Burton

was
24 years 7 months 17 days old when he died on 27 September 1986

Rudy Vallee

was
84 years 11 months 5 days old when he died on 3 July 1986

Sonny Terry

was
74 years 4 months 15 days old when he died on 11 March 1986

Richard Manuel

was
42 years 11 months 1 day old when he died on 4 March 1986

Phil Lynott

was
36 years 4 months 15 days old when he died on 4 January 1986

1985

Ricky Nelson

was
45 years 7 months 23 days old when he died on 31 December 1985

Ian Stewart

was
47 years 4 months 24 days old when he died on 12 December 1985

Ricky Wilson

was
32 years 6 months 23 days old when he died on 12 October 1985

David Byron

was
38 years 30 days old when he died on 28 February 1985

Matt Monro

was
54 years 2 months 6 days old when he died on 7 February 1985

1984

Razzle

was
24 years 7 days old when he died on 9 December 1984

Ernest Tubb

was
70 years 6 months 28 days old when he died on 6 September 1984

Philippe Wynne

was
43 years 3 months 11 days old when he died on 14 July 1984

Marvin Gaye

was
44 years 11 months 30 days old when he died on 1 April 1984

Jackie Wilson

was
49 years 7 months 12 days old when he died on 21 January 1984

Alexis Korner

was
55 years 8 months 13 days old when he died on 1 January 1984

1983

Dennis Wilson

was
39 years 24 days old when he died on 28 December 1983

Tom Evans

was
36 years 5 months 14 days old when he died on 19 November 1983

Merle Travis

was
65 years 10 months 21 days old when he died on 20 October 1983

James Jamerson

was
45 years 6 months 4 days old when he died on 2 August 1983

Chris Wood

was
39 years 18 days old when he died on 12 July 1983

Muddy Waters

was
68 years 26 days old when he died on 30 April 1983

Felix Pappalardi

was
43 years 3 months 18 days old when he died on 17 April 1983

Pete Farndon

was
30 years 10 months 2 days old when he died on 14 April 1983

Karen Carpenter

was
32 years 11 months 2 days old when she died on 4 February 1983

Billy Fury

was
42 years 9 months 11 days old when he died on 28 January 1983

1982

Marty Robbins

was
57 years 2 months 12 days old when he died on 8 December 1982

James Honeyman-Scott

was
25 years 7 months 12 days old when he died on 16 June 1982

Rusty Day

was
36 years 5 months 5 days old when he died on 3 June 1982

Randy Rhoads

was
25 years 3 months 13 days old when he died on 19 March 1982

Alex Harvey

was
46 years 11 months 30 days old when he died on 4 February 1982

1981

Lee Hays

was
67 years 5 months 12 days old when he died on 26 August 1981

Harry Chapin

was
38 years 7 months 9 days old when he died on 16 July 1981

Rushton Moreve

was
32 years 7 months 25 days old when he died on 1 July 1981

Bob Marley

was
36 years 3 months 5 days old when he died on 11 May 1981

Bob 'The Bear' Hite

was
38 years 1 month 10 days old when he died on 5 April 1981

Mike Bloomfield

was
37 years 6 months 18 days old when he died on 15 February 1981

Bill Haley

was
55 years 7 months 3 days old when he died on 9 February 1981

1980

Tim Hardin

was
39 years 6 days old when he died on 29 December 1980

John Lennon

was
40 years 1 month 29 days old when he died on 8 December 1980

Darby Crash

was
22 years 2 months 11 days old when he died on 7 December 1980

Steve Peregrin Took

was
31 years 2 months 29 days old when he died on 27 October 1980

John Bonham

was
32 years 3 months 25 days old when he died on 25 September 1980

Keith Godchaux

was
32 years 4 days old when he died on 23 July 1980

Carl Radle

was
37 years 11 months 12 days old when he died on 30 May 1980

Ian Curtis

was
23 years 10 months 3 days old when he died on 18 May 1980

Andrew Durant

was
25 years 7 months 4 days old when he died on 6 May 1980

Tommy Caldwell

was
30 years 5 months 19 days old when he died on 28 April 1980

Bon Scott

was
33 years 7 months 10 days old when he died on 19 February 1980

1979

John Glascock

was
28 years 6 months 15 days old when he died on 17 November 1979

Jimmy McCulloch

was
26 years 3 months 23 days old when he died on 27 September 1979

Minnie Riperton

was
31 years 8 months 4 days old when she died on 12 July 1979

Lowell George

was
34 years 2 months 16 days old when he died on 29 June 1979

Angus MacLise

was
41 years 3 months 17 days old when he died on 21 June 1979

Sid Vicious

was
21 years 8 months 23 days old when he died on 2 February 1979

Donny Hathaway

was
33 years 3 months 12 days old when he died on 13 January 1979

1978

Johnny O'Keefe

was
43 years 8 months 17 days old when he died on 6 October 1978

Keith Moon

was
32 years 15 days old when he died on 7 September 1978

Sandy Denny

was
31 years 3 months 15 days old when she died on 21 April 1978

Malvina Reynolds

was
77 years 6 months 22 days old when she died on 17 March 1978

Terry Kath

was
31 years 11 months 23 days old when he died on 23 January 1978

1977

Steve Gaines

was
28 years 1 month 6 days old when he died on 20 October 1977

Ronnie Van Zant

was
29 years 9 months 5 days old when he died on 20 October 1977

Cassie Gaines

was
29 years 9 months 11 days old when she died on 20 October 1977

Bing Crosby

was
74 years 5 months 11 days old when he died on 14 October 1977

Mary Ford

was
53 years 2 months 23 days old when she died on 30 September 1977

Marc Bolan

was
29 years 11 months 17 days old when he died on 16 September 1977

Elvis Presley

was
42 years 7 months 8 days old when he died on 16 August 1977

1976

Freddie King

was
42 years 3 months 25 days old when he died on 28 December 1976

Tommy Bolin

was
25 years 4 months 3 days old when he died on 4 December 1976

Keith Relf

was
33 years 1 month 22 days old when he died on 14 May 1976

Paul Kossoff

was
25 years 6 months 5 days old when he died on 19 March 1976

Florence Ballard

was
32 years 7 months 23 days old when she died on 22 February 1976

Howlin' Wolf

was
65 years 7 months old when he died on 10 January 1976

1975

Gary Thain

was
27 years 6 months 23 days old when he died on 8 December 1975

Tim Buckley

was
28 years 4 months 15 days old when he died on 29 June 1975

Peter Ham

was
27 years 11 months 28 days old when he died on 24 April 1975

T-Bone Walker

was
64 years 9 months 16 days old when he died on 16 March 1975

1974

Nick Drake

was
26 years 5 months 6 days old when he died on 25 November 1974

Robbie McIntosh (AWB)

was
24 years 4 months 17 days old when he died on 23 September 1974

Mama Cass Elliot

was
32 years 10 months 10 days old when she died on 29 July 1974

Don Rich

was
32 years 11 months 2 days old when he died on 17 July 1974

Duke Ellington

was
75 years 25 days old when he died on 24 May 1974

Graham Bond

was
36 years 6 months 10 days old when he died on 8 May 1974

1973

Bobby Darin

was
37 years 7 months 6 days old when he died on 20 December 1973

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

was
58 years 6 months 19 days old when she died on 9 October 1973

Jim Croce

was
30 years 8 months 10 days old when he died on 20 September 1973

Gram Parsons

was
26 years 10 months 14 days old when he died on 19 September 1973

Paul Williams (The Temptations)

was
34 years 1 month 15 days old when he died on 17 August 1973

Clarence White

was
29 years 1 month 7 days old when he died on 14 July 1973

Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan

was
27 years 6 months old when he died on 8 March 1973

1972

Berry Oakley

was
24 years 7 months 7 days old when he died on 11 November 1972

Brian Cole

was
29 years 10 months 25 days old when he died on 2 August 1972

1971

Junior Parker

was
39 years 5 months 22 days old when he died on 18 November 1971

Duane Allman

was
24 years 11 months 9 days old when he died on 29 October 1971

Gene Vincent

was
36 years 8 months 1 day old when he died on 12 October 1971

King Curtis

was
37 years 6 months 6 days old when he died on 13 August 1971

Louis Armstrong

was
69 years 11 months 2 days old when he died on 6 July 1971

Jim Morrison

was
27 years 6 months 25 days old when he died on 3 July 1971

1970

Janis Joplin

was
27 years 8 months 15 days old when she died on 4 October 1970

Jimi Hendrix

was
27 years 9 months 22 days old when he died on 18 September 1970

Alan Wilson

was
27 years 1 month 30 days old when he died on 3 September 1970

Tammi Terrell

was
24 years 10 months 15 days old when she died on 16 March 1970

1969

Roy Hamilton

was
40 years 3 months 4 days old when he died on 20 July 1969

Brian Jones

was
27 years 4 months 5 days old when he died on 3 July 1969

1968

Luther Perkins

was
40 years 6 months 28 days old when he died on 5 August 1968

Wes Montgomery

was
45 years 3 months 9 days old when he died on 15 June 1968

Little Willy John

was
30 years 6 months 11 days old when he died on 26 May 1968

Frankie Lymon

was
25 years 4 months 28 days old when he died on 27 February 1968

1967

Otis Redding

was
26 years 3 months 1 day old when he died on 10 December 1967

Woody Guthrie

was
55 years 2 months 19 days old when he died on 3 October 1967

Brian Epstein

was
32 years 11 months 8 days old when he died on 27 August 1967

John Coltrane

was
40 years 9 months 24 days old when he died on 17 July 1967

LaVerne Andrews

was
55 years 10 months 2 days old when she died on 8 May 1967

1966

Bobby Fuller

was
23 years 8 months 26 days old when he died on 18 July 1966

1965

Bill Black

was
39 years 1 month 4 days old when he died on 21 October 1965

Nat King Cole

was
45 years 10 months 29 days old when he died on 15 February 1965

1964

Sam Cooke

was
33 years 10 months 19 days old when he died on 11 December 1964

Johnny Burnette

was
30 years 4 months 20 days old when he died on 14 August 1964

Jim Reeves

was
40 years 11 months 11 days old when he died on 31 July 1964

1963

Elmore James

was
45 years 3 months 27 days old when he died on 24 May 1963

Patsy Cline

was
30 years 5 months 25 days old when she died on 5 March 1963

1962

Stu Sutcliffe

was
21 years 9 months 18 days old when he died on 10 April 1962

1960

Johnny Horton

was
35 years 6 months 6 days old when he died on 5 November 1960

Eddie Cochran

was
21 years 6 months 14 days old when he died on 17 April 1960

1959

Billie Holiday

was
44 years 3 months 10 days old when she died on 17 July 1959

Buddy Holly

was
22 years 4 months 27 days old when he died on 3 February 1959

Ritchie Valens

was
17 years 8 months 21 days old when he died on 3 February 1959

JP 'Big Bopper' Richardson

was
28 years 3 months 10 days old when he died on 3 February 1959

1955

Charlie Parker

was
34 years 6 months 11 days old when he died on 12 March 1955

1954

Johnny Ace

was
25 years 6 months 16 days old when he died on 25 December 1954

Danny Cedrone

was
33 years 11 months 28 days old when he died on 17 June 1954

1953

Django Reinhardt

was
43 years 3 months 23 days old when he died on 16 May 1953

Hank Williams

was
29 years 3 months 15 days old when he died on 1 January 1953

1949

Lead Belly

was
61 years 10 months 16 days old when he died on 6 December 1949

1942

Charlie Christian

was
25 years 7 months 1 day old when he died on 2 March 1942

1938

Robert Johnson

was
27 years 3 months 8 days old when he died on 16 August 1938

1929

Blind Lemon Jefferson

was
36 years 2 months 25 days old when he died on 19 December 1929
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