Rock & Pop Deaths In October

21 August 2017 (UTC+01)

Rock and pop musicians who passed away in October...

September Died on October 1 November

Bruce Palmer was 58 years 22 days old when he died on 1 October 2004, 13 years ago
Bruce would be 70 if alive today. He was born on 9 September 1946
Lynsey de Paul was 64 years 3 months 20 days old when she died on 1 October 2014, 3 years ago
Lynsey would be 67 if alive today. She was born on 11 June 1950

September Died on October 2 November

Gene Autry was 91 years 3 days old when he died on 2 October 1998, 19 years ago
Gene would be 109 if alive today. He was born on 29 September 1907
Big Jim Sullivan was 71 years 7 months 18 days old when he died on 2 October 2012, 5 years ago
Big Jim would be 76 if alive today. He was born on 14 February 1941

September Died on October 3 November

Woody Guthrie was 55 years 2 months 19 days old when he died on 3 October 1967, 50 years ago
Woody would be 105 if alive today. He was born on 14 July 1912
Benjamin Orr was 53 years 25 days old when he died on 3 October 2000, 17 years ago
Benjamin would be 69 if alive today. He was born on 8 September 1947
Kathi McDonald was 64 years 8 days old when she died on 3 October 2012, 5 years ago
Kathi would be 68 if alive today. She was born on 25 September 1948

September Died on October 4 November

Janis Joplin was 27 years 8 months 15 days old when she died on 4 October 1970, 47 years ago
Janis would be 74 if alive today. She was born on 19 January 1943
Danny Gatton was 49 years 1 month old when he died on 4 October 1994, 23 years ago
Danny would be 71 if alive today. He was born on 4 September 1945
Mike Gibbins was 56 years 6 months 22 days old when he died on 4 October 2005, 12 years ago
Mike would be 68 if alive today. He was born on 12 March 1949
Paul Revere was 76 years 8 months 27 days old when he died on 4 October 2014, 3 years ago
Paul would be 79 if alive today. He was born on 7 January 1938

September Died on October 5 November

Eddie Kendricks was 52 years 9 months 18 days old when he died on 5 October 1992, 25 years ago
Eddie would be 77 if alive today. He was born on 17 December 1939
Shirley Ellis was 76 years 8 months 16 days old when she died on 5 October 2005, 12 years ago
Shirley would be 88 if alive today. She was born on 19 January 1929
Bert Jansch was 67 years 11 months 2 days old when he died on 5 October 2011, 6 years ago
Bert would be 73 if alive today. He was born on 3 November 1943

September Died on October 6 November

Johnny O'Keefe was 43 years 8 months 17 days old when he died on 6 October 1978, 39 years ago
Johnny would be 82 if alive today. He was born on 19 January 1935
Billy Joe Royal was 73 years 6 months 3 days old when he died on 6 October 2015, 2 years ago
Billy would be 75 if alive today. He was born on 3 April 1942

September Died on October 7 November

Johnny Kidd was 30 years 9 months 14 days old when he died on 7 October 1966, 51 years ago
Johnny would be 81 if alive today. He was born on 23 December 1935
Terry Lavitz was 54 years 5 months 21 days old when he died on 7 October 2010, 7 years ago
Terry would be 61 if alive today. He was born on 16 April 1956

September Died on October 8 November

Barrie 'BJ' Wilson was 43 years 6 months 20 days old when he died on 8 October 1990, 27 years ago
Barrie would be 70 if alive today. He was born on 18 March 1947
Mikey Welsh was 40 years 5 months 18 days old when he died on 8 October 2011, 6 years ago
Mikey would be 46 if alive today. He was born on 20 April 1971
Jim Diamond was 64 years 10 days old when he died on 8 October 2015, 2 years ago
Jim would be 65 if alive today. He was born on 28 September 1951
Don Ciccone was 70 years 7 months 10 days old when he died on 8 October 2016
Don would be 71 if alive today. He was born on 28 February 1946

September Died on October 9 November

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was 58 years 6 months 19 days old when she died on 9 October 1973, 44 years ago
Sister Rosetta would be 102 if alive today. She was born on 20 March 1915
Cliff Gallup was 58 years 3 months 22 days old when he died on 9 October 1988, 29 years ago
Cliff would be 87 if alive today. He was born on 17 June 1930

September Died on October 10 November

Edith Piaf was 47 years 9 months 21 days old when she died on 10 October 1963, 54 years ago
Edith would be 101 if alive today. She was born on 19 December 1915
Solomon Burke was 70 years 6 months 19 days old when he died on 10 October 2010, 7 years ago
Solomon would be 77 if alive today. He was born on 21 March 1940

September Died on October 11 November

Steve Mackay was 66 years 16 days old when he died on 11 October 2015, 2 years ago
Steve would be 67 if alive today. He was born on 25 September 1949

September Died on October 12 November

Gene Vincent was 36 years 8 months 1 day old when he died on 12 October 1971, 46 years ago
Gene would be 82 if alive today. He was born on 11 February 1935
Ricky Wilson (B-52s) was 32 years 6 months 23 days old when he died on 12 October 1985, 32 years ago
Ricky would be 64 if alive today. He was born on 19 March 1953
John Denver was 53 years 9 months 12 days old when he died on 12 October 1997, 20 years ago
John would be 73 if alive today. He was born on 31 December 1943
Dickie Peterson was 63 years 1 month old when he died on 12 October 2009, 8 years ago
Dickie would be 70 if alive today. He was born on 12 September 1946

September Died on October 13 November

General Johnson was 69 years 4 months 20 days old when he died on 13 October 2010, 7 years ago
General would be 76 if alive today. He was born on 23 May 1941

September Died on October 14 November

Bing Crosby was 74 years 5 months 11 days old when he died on 14 October 1977, 40 years ago
Bing would be 114 if alive today. He was born on 3 May 1903
Chuck Ruff was 60 years 4 months 19 days old when he died on 14 October 2011, 6 years ago
Chuck would be 66 if alive today. He was born on 25 May 1951

September Died on October 17 November

Levi Stubbs was 72 years 4 months 11 days old when he died on 17 October 2008, 9 years ago
Levi would be 81 if alive today. He was born on 6 June 1936

September Died on October 18 November

Julie London was 74 years 22 days old when she died on 18 October 2000, 17 years ago
Julie would be 90 if alive today. She was born on 26 September 1926
Dee Dee Warwick was 66 years 23 days old when she died on 18 October 2008, 9 years ago
Dee would be 74 if alive today. She was born on 25 September 1942
Bob Brunning was 68 years 3 months 19 days old when he died on 18 October 2011, 6 years ago
Bob would be 74 if alive today. He was born on 29 June 1943

September Died on October 19 November

Alan Murphy was 35 years 10 months 21 days old when he died on 19 October 1989, 28 years ago
Alan would be 63 if alive today. He was born on 28 November 1953
Glen Buxton was 49 years 11 months 9 days old when he died on 19 October 1997, 20 years ago
Glen would be 69 if alive today. He was born on 10 November 1947
Raphael Ravenscroft was 60 years 4 months 15 days old when he died on 19 October 2014, 3 years ago
Raphael would be 63 if alive today. He was born on 4 June 1954

September Died on October 20 November

Steve Gaines was 28 years 1 month 6 days old when he died on 20 October 1977, 40 years ago
Steve would be 67 if alive today. He was born on 14 September 1949
Ronnie Van Zant was 29 years 9 months 5 days old when he died on 20 October 1977, 40 years ago
Ronnie would be 69 if alive today. He was born on 15 January 1948
Cassie Gaines was 29 years 9 months 11 days old when she died on 20 October 1977, 40 years ago
Cassie would be 69 if alive today. She was born on 9 January 1948
Merle Travis was 65 years 10 months 21 days old when he died on 20 October 1983, 34 years ago
Merle would be 99 if alive today. He was born on 29 November 1917
Henry Vestine was 52 years 9 months 25 days old when he died on 20 October 1997, 20 years ago
Henry would be 72 if alive today. He was born on 25 December 1944
Ari Up was 48 years 9 months 3 days old when she died on 20 October 2010, 7 years ago
Ari would be 55 if alive today. She was born on 17 January 1962
Cory Wells was 74 years 8 months 18 days old when he died on 20 October 2015, 2 years ago
Cory would be 76 if alive today. He was born on 2 February 1941

September Died on October 21 November

Bill Black was 39 years 1 month 4 days old when he died on 21 October 1965, 52 years ago
Bill would be 90 if alive today. He was born on 17 September 1926
Maxene Andrews was 79 years 9 months 18 days old when she died on 21 October 1995, 22 years ago
Maxene would be 101 if alive today. She was born on 3 January 1916
Sandy West was 47 years 3 months 11 days old when she died on 21 October 2006, 11 years ago
Sandy would be 58 if alive today. She was born on 10 July 1959

September Died on October 23 November

Alvin Stardust was 72 years 26 days old when he died on 23 October 2014, 3 years ago
Alvin would be 74 if alive today. He was born on 27 September 1942
Pete Burns was 57 years 2 months 18 days old when he died on 23 October 2016
Pete would be 58 if alive today. He was born on 5 August 1959

September Died on October 24 November

Bobby Vee was 73 years 5 months 24 days old when he died on 24 October 2016
Bobby would be 74 if alive today. He was born on 30 April 1943

September Died on October 25 November

Gary Holton was 33 years 1 month 3 days old when he died on 25 October 1985, 32 years ago
Gary would be 64 if alive today. He was born on 22 September 1952
Roger Miller was 56 years 9 months 23 days old when he died on 25 October 1992, 25 years ago
Roger would be 81 if alive today. He was born on 2 January 1936
Jack Bruce was 71 years 5 months 11 days old when he died on 25 October 2014, 3 years ago
Jack would be 74 if alive today. He was born on 14 May 1943

September Died on October 27 November

Steve Peregrin Took was 31 years 2 months 29 days old when he died on 27 October 1980, 37 years ago
Steve would be 68 if alive today. He was born on 28 July 1949
Pamela Birch was 65 years 2 months 18 days old when she died on 27 October 2009, 8 years ago
Pamela would be 73 if alive today. She was born on 9 August 1944
Lou Reed was 71 years 7 months 25 days old when he died on 27 October 2013, 4 years ago
Lou would be 75 if alive today. He was born on 2 March 1942

September Died on October 28 November

Porter Wagoner was 80 years 2 months 16 days old when he died on 28 October 2007, 10 years ago
Porter would be 90 if alive today. He was born on 12 August 1927

September Died on October 29 November

Duane Allman was 24 years 11 months 9 days old when he died on 29 October 1971, 46 years ago
Duane would be 70 if alive today. He was born on 20 November 1946

September Died on October 30 November

Norton Buffalo was 58 years 1 month 2 days old when he died on 30 October 2009, 8 years ago
Norton would be 65 if alive today. He was born on 28 September 1951
Pete Haycock was 62 years 7 months 26 days old when he died on 30 October 2013, 4 years ago
Pete would be 66 if alive today. He was born on 4 March 1951