Rock Deaths In April

28 February 2017 (GMT)

Rockstar deaths in April

April 1 st

Nigel Preston

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

Marvin Gaye

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

Dave Ball (Procol Harum)

was
65 years 2 days old when he died on 1 April 2015

April 2 nd

Edwin Starr

was
61 years 2 months 12 days old when he died on 2 April 2003

Buddy Rich

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

April 3 rd

Bob Burns

was
64 years 4 months 10 days old when he died on 3 April 2015

Arthur 'Guitar Boogie' Smith

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

April 4 th

Gene Ames

was
74 years 1 month 22 days old when he died on 4 April 1997

Carlo Mastrangelo

was
77 years 5 months 30 days old when he died on 4 April 2016

April 5 th

Kurt Cobain

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

Layne Staley

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

Bob 'The Bear' Hite

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

Cozy Powell

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

Mark St John

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

Gene Pitney

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

Jim Marshall

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

April 6 th

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

Dennis Davis

was
64 years 7 months 9 days old when he died on 6 April 2016

Niki Sullivan

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

Merle Haggard

was
79 years old when he died on 6 April 2016

April 7 th

Lee Brilleaux

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

Heinz Burt

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

April 8 th

Laura Nyro

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

Malcolm McLaren

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

Annette Funicello

was
70 years 5 months 17 days old when she died on 8 April 2013

April 9 th

Phil Ochs

was
35 years 3 months 21 days old when he died on 9 April 1976

Dave Prater

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

April 10 th

Stu Sutcliffe

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

Chuck Willis

was
30 years 2 months 10 days old when he died on 10 April 1958

Little Eva Boyd

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

Jimmy Dawkins

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

April 11 th

June Pointer

was
52 years 4 months 12 days old when she died on 11 April 2006

Emile Ford

was
78 years 5 months 26 days old when he died on 11 April 2016

Harry Secombe

was
79 years 7 months 3 days old when he died on 11 April 2001

April 12 th

Boxcar Wille

was
67 years 7 months 11 days old when he died on 12 April 1999

April 13 th

Chi Cheng

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

Ronnie Carroll

was
80 years 7 months 26 days old when he died on 13 April 2015

Johnnie Johnson

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

April 14 th

Pete Farndon

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

Peter Steele

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

George Jackson

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

Percy Sledge

was
73 years 4 months 20 days old when he died on 14 April 2015

Burl Ives

was
85 years 10 months old when he died on 14 April 1995

April 15 th

Joey Ramone

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

April 16 th

Skip Spence

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

Rita MacNeil

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

April 17 th

Eddie Cochran

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

Felix Pappalardi

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

Linda McCartney

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

Danny Federici

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

April 18 th

Bernard Edwards

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

Cordell Mosson

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

April 19 th

Greg Ham

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

Pete Zorn

was
65 years 10 months 21 days old when he died on 19 April 2016

Levon Helm

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

April 20 th

Steve Marriott

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

Alan Dale

was
76 years 9 months 11 days old when he died on 20 April 2002

Bert Weedon

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

April 21 st

Sandy Denny

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

Chrissy Amphlett

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

Prince

was
57 years 10 months 14 days old when he died on 21 April 2016

Lobby Loyde

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

Al Wilson

was
68 years 10 months 2 days old when he died on 21 April 2008

Nina Simone

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

Neal Matthews Jr

was
70 years 5 months 26 days old when he died on 21 April 2000

Lonnie Mack

was
74 years 9 months 3 days old when he died on 21 April 2016

April 22 nd

Richie Havens

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

April 23 rd

Johnny Thunders

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

April 24 th

Peter Ham

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

Papa Wemba

was
66 years 10 months 10 days old when he died on 24 April 2016

Billy Paul

was
81 years 4 months 23 days old when he died on 24 April 2016

April 25 th

Roger Troutman

was
47 years 4 months 27 days old when he died on 25 April 1999

Poly Styrene

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

Bobby 'Boris' Pickett

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

Humphrey Lyttelton

was
86 years 11 months 2 days old when he died on 25 April 2008

April 26 th

Adrian Borland

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

Phoebe Snow

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

Count Basie

was
79 years 8 months 5 days old when he died on 26 April 1984

George Jones

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

April 27 th

Vicki Sue Robinson

was
45 years 10 months 27 days old when she died on 27 April 2000

April 28 th

Tommy Caldwell

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

Jack Ely

was
71 years 7 months 17 days old when he died on 28 April 2015

April 29 th

Mick Ronson

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

April 30 th

Darrell Sweet

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

Muddy Waters

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

Zola Taylor

was
69 years 1 month 13 days old when she died on 30 April 2007

Ben E King

was
76 years 7 months 2 days old when he died on 30 April 2015
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