Steve Clark 23 April 1960 – 8 January 1991  English rock guitarist (Def Leppard), dies at 30 of  respiratory failure caused by a lethal mixture of alcohol and prescription drugs. At the time of his death, Clark had a blood alcohol level of .30 and morphine in his system.Continue Reading

Dinah Washington Aug. 29, 1924 – Dec. 14, 1963 (age 39) Born Ruth Lee Jones,  in Tuscaloosa Alabama but moved to Chicago as a child. She made her recording debut for the Keynote label  with “Evil Gal Blues”, In 1959, she had her first top ten pop hit, with “What aContinue Reading

Nov. 5, 1931 · Dec. 12, 2007 Ike Turner, American musician (Ike and Tina Turner – A Fool in Love), dies of cocaine overdose at 76. Ike Turner was a controversial character. He was accused of abusing his then spouse Tina Turner claiming it was done for her own good!?.Continue Reading