August Deaths

December 15, 2017 (UTC)

Pop and rock musicians and singers who died in August

July Died on August 1 September

 
Rod de'Ath was
64 years 1 month 14 days old when he died on 1 August 2014, 3 years ago
Rod would be 67 if still alive. He was born on 18 June 1950
 
Goldy McJohn was
72 years 2 months 30 days old when he died on 1 August 2017
Goldy would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 2 May 1945

July Died on August 2 September

 
Brian Cole was
29 years 10 months 25 days old when he died on 2 August 1972, 45 years ago
Brian would be 75 if still alive. He was born on 8 September 1942
 
James Jamerson was
45 years 6 months 4 days old when he died on 2 August 1983, 34 years ago
James would be 79 if still alive. He was born on 29 January 1938
 
Cilla Black was
72 years 2 months 6 days old when she died on 2 August 2015, 2 years ago
Cilla would be 74 if still alive. She was born on 27 May 1943

July Died on August 3 September

 
Arthur Lee was
61 years 4 months 27 days old when he died on 3 August 2006, 11 years ago
Arthur would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 7 March 1945

July Died on August 4 September

 
Little Milton was
70 years 10 months 28 days old when he died on 4 August 2005, 12 years ago
Little Milton would be 83 if still alive. He was born on 7 September 1934
 
John Locke was
62 years 10 months 10 days old when he died on 4 August 2006, 11 years ago
John would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 25 September 1943
 
Lee Hazlewood was
78 years 26 days old when he died on 4 August 2007, 10 years ago
Lee would be 88 if still alive. He was born on 9 July 1929

July Died on August 5 September

 
Luther Perkins was
40 years 6 months 28 days old when he died on 5 August 1968, 49 years ago
Luther would be 89 if still alive. He was born on 8 January 1928
 
Jeff Porcaro was
38 years 4 months 4 days old when he died on 5 August 1992, 25 years ago
Jeff would be 63 if still alive. He was born on 1 April 1954
 
Randy Jo Hobbs was
45 years 4 months 14 days old when he died on 5 August 1993, 24 years ago
Randy would be 69 if still alive. He was born on 22 March 1948
 
George Duke was
67 years 6 months 24 days old when he died on 5 August 2013, 4 years ago
George would be 71 if still alive. He was born on 12 January 1946

July Died on August 6 September

 
Klaus Nomi was
39 years 6 months 13 days old when he died on 6 August 1983, 34 years ago
Klaus would be 73 if still alive. He was born on 24 January 1944
 
Larry Adler was
87 years 5 months 27 days old when he died on 6 August 2001, 16 years ago
Larry would be 103 if still alive. He was born on 10 February 1914
 
Rick James was
56 years 6 months 5 days old when he died on 6 August 2004, 13 years ago
Rick would be 69 if still alive. He was born on 1 February 1948
 
Carlo Little was
66 years 7 months 20 days old when he died on 6 August 2005, 12 years ago
Carlo would be 78 if still alive. He was born on 17 December 1938
 
Willy DeVille was
58 years 11 months 12 days old when he died on 6 August 2009, 8 years ago
Willy would be 67 if still alive. He was born on 25 August 1950

July Died on August 7 September

 
Marshall Grant was
83 years 3 months 2 days old when he died on 7 August 2011, 6 years ago
Marshall would be 89 if still alive. He was born on 5 May 1928

July Died on August 8 September

 
Jack Parnell was
87 years 2 days old when he died on 8 August 2010, 7 years ago
Jack would be 94 if still alive. He was born on 6 August 1923
 
Glen Campbell was
81 years 3 months 17 days old when he died on 8 August 2017
Glen would be 81 if still alive. He was born on 22 April 1936

July Died on August 9 September

 
Jerry Garcia was
53 years 8 days old when he died on 9 August 1995, 22 years ago
Jerry would be 75 if still alive. He was born on 1 August 1942

July Died on August 10 September

 
Issac Hayes was
65 years 11 months 21 days old when he died on 10 August 2008, 9 years ago
Issac would be 75 if still alive. He was born on 20 August 1942

July Died on August 11 September

 
Mel Taylor was
62 years 10 months 18 days old when he died on 11 August 1996, 21 years ago
Mel would be 84 if still alive. He was born on 24 September 1933
 
Jani Lane was
47 years 6 months 10 days old when he died on 11 August 2011, 6 years ago
Jani would be 53 if still alive. He was born on 1 February 1964
 
Glenn Yarbrough was
86 years 6 months 30 days old when he died on 11 August 2016
Glenn would be 87 if still alive. He was born on 12 January 1930

July Died on August 12 September

 
Richie Hayward was
64 years 6 months 6 days old when he died on 12 August 2010, 7 years ago
Richie would be 71 if still alive. He was born on 6 February 1946

July Died on August 13 September

 
King Curtis was
37 years 6 months 6 days old when he died on 13 August 1971, 46 years ago
King Curtis would be 83 if still alive. He was born on 7 February 1934
 
Les Paul was
94 years 2 months 4 days old when he died on 13 August 2009, 8 years ago
Les would be 102 if still alive. He was born on 9 June 1915

July Died on August 14 September

 
Johnny Burnette was
30 years 4 months 20 days old when he died on 14 August 1964, 53 years ago
Johnny would be 83 if still alive. He was born on 25 March 1934
 
Roy Buchanan was
48 years 10 months 22 days old when he died on 14 August 1988, 29 years ago
Roy would be 78 if still alive. He was born on 23 September 1939
 
Robert Calvert was
43 years 5 months 5 days old when he died on 14 August 1988, 29 years ago
Robert would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 9 March 1945
 
Allen Lanier was
67 years 1 month 20 days old when he died on 14 August 2013, 4 years ago
Allen would be 71 if still alive. He was born on 25 June 1946
 
James Woolley was
49 years 10 months 19 days old when he died on 14 August 2016
James would be 51 if still alive. He was born on 26 September 1966

July Died on August 15 September

 
Bob Birch was
56 years 1 month 1 day old when he died on 15 August 2012, 5 years ago
Bob would be 61 if still alive. He was born on 14 July 1956

July Died on August 16 September

 
Robert Johnson was
27 years 3 months 8 days old when he died on 16 August 1938, 79 years ago
Robert would be 106 if still alive. He was born on 8 May 1911
 
Elvis Presley was
42 years 7 months 8 days old when he died on 16 August 1977, 40 years ago
Elvis would be 82 if still alive. He was born on 8 January 1935
 
Bobby DeBarge was
39 years 5 months 11 days old when he died on 16 August 1995, 22 years ago
Bobby would be 61 if still alive. He was born on 5 March 1956
 
Alan Caddy was
60 years 6 months 14 days old when he died on 16 August 2000, 17 years ago
Alan would be 77 if still alive. He was born on 2 February 1940
 
Max Roach was
83 years 7 months 6 days old when he died on 16 August 2007, 10 years ago
Max would be 93 if still alive. He was born on 10 January 1924

July Died on August 17 September

 
Paul Williams was
34 years 1 month 15 days old when he died on 17 August 1973, 44 years ago
Paul would be 78 if still alive. He was born on 2 July 1939
 
Lou Martin was
63 years 5 days old when he died on 17 August 2012, 5 years ago
Lou would be 68 if still alive. He was born on 12 August 1949

July Died on August 18 September

 
Scott McKenzie was
73 years 7 months 8 days old when he died on 18 August 2012, 5 years ago
Scott would be 78 if still alive. He was born on 10 January 1939

July Died on August 19 September

 
Betty Everett was
61 years 8 months 27 days old when she died on 19 August 2001, 16 years ago
Betty would be 78 if still alive. She was born on 23 November 1939

July Died on August 20 September

 
Larry Knechtel was
69 years 16 days old when he died on 20 August 2009, 8 years ago
Larry would be 77 if still alive. He was born on 4 August 1940

July Died on August 21 September

 
Buddy Harman was
79 years 7 months 29 days old when he died on 21 August 2008, 9 years ago
Buddy would be 88 if still alive. He was born on 23 December 1928

July Died on August 22 September

 
Bruce Gary was
55 years 4 months 15 days old when he died on 22 August 2006, 11 years ago
Bruce would be 66 if still alive. He was born on 7 April 1951
 
Nick Ashford was
70 years 3 months 18 days old when he died on 22 August 2011, 6 years ago
Nick would be 76 if still alive. He was born on 4 May 1941
 
Jerry Leiber was
78 years 3 months 28 days old when he died on 22 August 2011, 6 years ago
Jerry would be 84 if still alive. He was born on 25 April 1933
 
Gilli Smyth was
83 years 2 months 21 days old when she died on 22 August 2016
Gilli would be 84 if still alive. She was born on 1 June 1933
 
Toots Thielemans was
94 years 3 months 24 days old when he died on 22 August 2016
Toots would be 95 if still alive. He was born on 29 April 1922
 
John Abercrombie was
72 years 8 months 6 days old when he died on 22 August 2017
John would be 72 if still alive. He was born on 16 December 1944

July Died on August 23 September

 
George David Weiss was
89 years 4 months 14 days old when he died on 23 August 2010, 7 years ago
George would be 96 if still alive. He was born on 9 April 1921

July Died on August 24 September

 
Gene Page was
58 years 11 months 11 days old when he died on 24 August 1998, 19 years ago
Gene would be 78 if still alive. He was born on 13 September 1939

July Died on August 25 September

 
Rob Fisher was
42 years 9 months 20 days old when he died on 25 August 1999, 18 years ago
Rob would be 61 if still alive. He was born on 5 November 1956
 
Aaliyah was
22 years 7 months 9 days old when she died on 25 August 2001, 16 years ago
Aaliyah would be 38 if still alive. She was born on 16 January 1979

July Died on August 26 September

 
Ronald White was
56 years 4 months 21 days old when he died on 26 August 1995, 22 years ago
Ronald would be 78 if still alive. He was born on 5 April 1939
 
Laura Branigan was
47 years 1 month 23 days old when she died on 26 August 2004, 13 years ago
Laura would be 60 if still alive. She was born on 3 July 1957

July Died on August 27 September

 
Stevie Ray Vaughan was
35 years 10 months 24 days old when he died on 27 August 1990, 27 years ago
Stevie would be 63 if still alive. He was born on 3 October 1954

July Died on August 28 September

 
Vince Taylor was
52 years 1 month 14 days old when he died on 28 August 1991, 26 years ago
Vince would be 78 if still alive. He was born on 14 July 1939
 
Glenn Cornick was
67 years 4 months 5 days old when he died on 28 August 2014, 3 years ago
Glenn would be 70 if still alive. He was born on 23 April 1947

July Died on August 29 September

 
Graeme 'Shirley' Strachan was
49 years 7 months 27 days old when he died on 29 August 2001, 16 years ago
Graeme would be 65 if still alive. He was born on 2 January 1952
 
David 'Honeyboy' Edwards was
96 years 2 months 1 day old when he died on 29 August 2011, 6 years ago
David would be 102 if still alive. He was born on 28 June 1915

July Died on August 30 September

 
Sterling Morrison was
53 years 1 day old when he died on 30 August 1995, 22 years ago
Sterling would be 75 if still alive. He was born on 29 August 1942
 
John 'Juke' Logan was
66 years 11 months 19 days old when he died on 30 August 2013, 4 years ago
John would be 71 if still alive. He was born on 11 September 1946

July Died on August 31 September

 
Carl Wayne was
61 years 13 days old when he died on 31 August 2004, 13 years ago
Carl would be 74 if still alive. He was born on 18 August 1943
 
Max Bygraves was
89 years 10 months 15 days old when he died on 31 August 2012, 5 years ago
Max would be 95 if still alive. He was born on 16 October 1922