Col Tom Parker June 26, 1909 – January 21, 1997 Col Tom Parker was Elvis Presley’s manger and business partner. Col Tom started as a carnival barker and eventually began managing music artists like “Hank Snow” and “Eddy Arnold”. The Colonel, as he was called, was a cunning and cleverContinue Reading

Maurice Gibb Maurice Gibb was one third of the immensely popular group the Bee Gee’s ( Short for the Brothers Gibb). The group sold well over 110 million records and dominated the 70’s with hits like “Stayin’ Alive” and “Jive Takin’” Maurice played keyboards, bass and guitar and helped penContinue Reading

September 12, 1952 – January 7, 2020 Neil Peart, Canadian musician and drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings) dies from glioblastoma (brain cancer) at 67Continue Reading

Lou Rawls December 1, 1933 – January 6, 2006  American soul singer-songwriter and producer (“You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine”), dies of cancer at 72Continue Reading

October 11, 1954 – January 5, 2005 Danny Sugerman, American music manager (The Doors) He died on January 5, 2005, in Los Angeles, from lung cancer and is buried at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery. BooksContinue Reading

January 19, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, USA January 3, 2014 (age 74) in Burbank, California, USA Phil Everly, American singer & half of the rock and roll duo “The Everly Brothers” (Bye Bye Love, Wake Up Little Susie), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 74Continue Reading

  January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974 Tex Ritter, American country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67 of a heart attackContinue Reading

  February 26, 1937 – January 1, 1997 Hagood Hardy, Canadian composer & musician, dies at 59 from lymphomaContinue Reading

 May 23, 1910 – Dec. 30, 2004 Artie Shaw [Arthur Arshawsky], American bandleader, jazz clarinetist and actor (Begin the Beguine), dies at 94 of natural causes.Continue Reading

February 1, 1937 – December 31, 2018 Ray Sawyer, American singer (Dr Hook), dies at 81  Continue Reading