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Number of Records Matching Query: 37
 
BUD GREEN
 
Date Died: Friday 2 January 1981
Description: Composer, USA

DAVID LYNCH
 
Date Died: Friday 2 January 1981
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

FELTON JARVIS
 
Date Died: Saturday 3 January 1981
Description: Record Producer, Singer, USA
Cause of Death: Stroke

BOBBY FIELDS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 6 January 1981
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

COZY COLE
 
Date Died: Saturday 31 January 1981
Description: Drummer, USA

HUGO MONTENEGRO
 
Date Died: Friday 6 February 1981
Description: Band leader, Pianist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Emphysema

BILL HALEY
 
Date Died: Monday 9 February 1981
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: The exact cause of his death is controversial.

MIKE BLOOMFIELD
 
Date Died: Sunday 15 February 1981
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Accinetal drug overdose

TY HUNTER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 24 February 1981
Description: Vocalist, USA

RED SAUNDERS
 
Date Died: Thursday 5 March 1981
Description: Drummer, USA
Cause of Death: Not Known

TAMPA RED
 
Date Died: Thursday 19 March 1981
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Natural causes

BOB HITE
 
Date Died: Sunday 5 April 1981
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack, heroin related

KIT LAMBERT
 
Date Died: Tuesday 7 April 1981
Description: Composer, Producer, Manager, Entrepreneur and promoter.
Cause of Death: Brain Haemorrhage

EDDIE SAUTER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 21 April 1981
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, USA

STEVE CURRIE
 
Date Died: Tuesday 28 April 1981
Description: Bassist, UK

JULES C. STEIN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 29 April 1981
Description: Violinist, Physician, and Business leader, USA

BOB MARLEY
 
Date Died: Monday 11 May 1981
Description: Vocalist, Gutarist, Composer, Jamaica
Cause of Death: Lung & Brain Cancer

ARTHUR OCONNELL
 
Date Died: Monday 18 May 1981
Description: Actor. USA

RAY BROWN - USA
 
Date Died: Monday 25 May 1981
Description: Bassist, Pianist, USA
Cause of Death: Natural Causes

ROY BROWN
 
Date Died: Monday 25 May 1981
Description: Pianist, USA

JOE SANTOLLO
 
Date Died: Thursday 4 June 1981
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

ARKANSAS WOODCHOPPER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 23 June 1981
Description: Vocalist, Violinist, USA

RUSHTON MOREVE
 
Date Died: Wednesday 1 July 1981
Description: Bassist, US
Cause of Death: Car Accident

BILLY RUSH MASTERS
 
Date Died: Thursday 2 July 1981
Description: Composer, Arranger. Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Hepatitis.

HUBERT JOHNSON
 
Date Died: Saturday 11 July 1981
Description: Vocalist, US
Cause of Death: Suicide by gun

HARRY CHAPIN
 
Date Died: Thursday 16 July 1981
Description: Vocalist,Composer, US
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

FURRY LEWIS
 
Date Died: Friday 14 August 1981
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

GUY STEVENS
 
Date Died: Saturday 29 August 1981
Description: Producer, UK
Cause of Death: Heart attack

HELEN HUMES
 
Date Died: Sunday 13 September 1981
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

HARRY WARREN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 22 September 1981
Description: Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Heart failure

RONNIE SELF
 
Date Died: Monday 28 September 1981
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Alcoholism

OSCAR MOORE
 
Date Died: Thursday 8 October 1981
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

JUD STRUNK
 
Date Died: Thursday 15 October 1981
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedian, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Attack, - Plane crash

WILLIAM HOLDEN
 
Date Died: Monday 16 November 1981
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Accident, fall

NATALIE WOOD
 
Date Died: Sunday 29 November 1981
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Drowning accident

SONNY TIL
 
Date Died: Wednesday 9 December 1981
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart failure

HOAGY CARMICHAEL
 
Date Died: Sunday 27 December 1981
Description: Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

 
 
 
 

 
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