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Number of Records Matching Query: 71
 
TOWNES VAN ZANDT
 
Date Died: Wednesday 1 January 1997
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer. Composer, USA

RANDY CALIFORNIA
 
Date Died: Thursday 2 January 1997
Description: Guitarist, Composer. USA
Cause of Death: Drowning Accident

KENNY PICKETT
 
Date Died: Friday 10 January 1997
Description: Vocalist, UK
Cause of Death: Unknown

TOM PARKER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 21 January 1997
Description: Manager, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

BILLY MACKENZIE
 
Date Died: Wednesday 22 January 1997
Description: Vocalist, GB
Cause of Death: Suicide by a drug overdose.

IRVIN LEVINE
 
Date Died: Wednesday 22 January 1997
Description: Songwriter, USA
Cause of Death: Kidney failure

RON HOLDEN
 
Date Died: Wednesday 22 January 1997
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

WALLY WHYTON
 
Date Died: Wednesday 22 January 1997
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
Cause of Death: Cancer

RICHARD BERRY
 
Date Died: Thursday 23 January 1997
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: He died in his sleep at his home in Los Angeles.

BILL KENNEDY
 
Date Died: Monday 27 January 1997
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Emphysema

GERALD MARKS
 
Date Died: Monday 27 January 1997
Description: Composer of songs, USA

MARJORIE REYNOLDS
 
Date Died: Saturday 1 February 1997
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
Cause of Death: Heart failure

TONY WILLIAMS - DRUMMER
 
Date Died: Sunday 23 February 1997
Description: Drummer, USA

BEN RALEIGH
 
Date Died: Wednesday 26 February 1997
Description: Composer
Cause of Death: Not Known

NOTORIOUS B.I.G.
 
Date Died: Sunday 9 March 1997
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, vocalist, record producer, USA
Cause of Death: Shot while leaving an award party.

LAVERN BAKER
 
Date Died: Monday 10 March 1997
Description: Vocalist, USA

JERMAINE STEWART
 
Date Died: Monday 17 March 1997
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Pianist
Cause of Death: Liver cancer

KENNY MOORE
 
Date Died: Tuesday 25 March 1997
Description: Keyboardist, USA
Cause of Death: Apoplexy

STAN COSTER
 
Date Died: Tuesday 25 March 1997
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia

JIMMY HUGHES - UK
 
Date Died: Tuesday 1 April 1997
Description: Guitarist, UK
Cause of Death: Heart attack

GENE AMES
 
Date Died: Friday 4 April 1997
Description: Vocalist, USA

LAURA NYRO
 
Date Died: Tuesday 8 April 1997
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer, Ovarian

ERIC PEARCE
 
Date Died: Saturday 12 April 1997
Description: Radio, Australia

ERNEST STEWART
 
Date Died: Saturday 26 April 1997
Description: Keyboardist, USA
Cause of Death: Asthma attack

JOHN STEELE
 
Date Died: Monday 28 April 1997
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Not known

EDDIE RABBITT
 
Date Died: Wednesday 7 May 1997
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

WILLIE WOODS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 27 May 1997
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

DOC CHEATHAM
 
Date Died: Monday 2 June 1997
Description: Vocalist, Trumpeter, USA

RONNIE LANE
 
Date Died: Wednesday 4 June 1997
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Bassist
Cause of Death: Multiple Sclerosis

ARTHUR PRYSOCK
 
Date Died: Saturday 7 June 1997
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Aneurysm

JOHN WOLTERS
 
Date Died: Monday 16 June 1997
Description: Drummer, USA
Cause of Death: Liver cancer - Died, San Francisco

BOBBY HELMS
 
Date Died: Thursday 19 June 1997
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Emphysema and Asthma

LAWRENCE PAYTON
 
Date Died: Friday 20 June 1997
Description: Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Heart attack

DON HENDERSON
 
Date Died: Sunday 22 June 1997
Description: Actor, UK
Cause of Death: Cancer

CHARLIE CHESTER
 
Date Died: Thursday 26 June 1997
Description: Radio and Television

GEORGE BASSMAN
 
Date Died: Thursday 26 June 1997
Description: Composer, USA

ROBERT MITCHUM
 
Date Died: Tuesday 1 July 1997
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
Cause of Death: Complications of lung cancer and emphysema.

WOLFMAN JACK
 
Date Died: Tuesday 1 July 1997
Description: American DJ, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Failure

JAMES STEWART
 
Date Died: Wednesday 2 July 1997
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Heart failure

BOB GADDY
 
Date Died: Thursday 24 July 1997
Description: Pianist, singer, songwriter, USA

LARRY HALL
 
Date Died: Thursday 24 July 1997
Description: Vocalist, USA

LUTHER ALLISON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 12 August 1997
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

DEREK TAYLOR
 
Date Died: Sunday 7 September 1997
Description: Publicity agent
Cause of Death: Throat cancer

BURGESS MEREDITH
 
Date Died: Tuesday 9 September 1997
Description: Actor, USA
Cause of Death: Alzheimers

RAYBEEZ
 
Date Died: Thursday 11 September 1997
Description: Singer, Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

RED SKELTON
 
Date Died: Wednesday 17 September 1997
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

JIMMY WITHERSPOON
 
Date Died: Thursday 18 September 1997
Description: Vocalist
Cause of Death: Throat cancer

RICH MULLINS
 
Date Died: Friday 19 September 1997
Description: Vocalist, Composer
Cause of Death: Car Accident

NICK TRAINA
 
Date Died: Saturday 20 September 1997
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Morphine overdose

JOHN DENVER
 
Date Died: Sunday 12 October 1997
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Actor, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Plane crash.

HAROLD ROBBINS
 
Date Died: Tuesday 14 October 1997
Description: Author

NOEL FERRIER
 
Date Died: Thursday 16 October 1997
Description: Actor, Australia

HENRY VESTINE
 
Date Died: Monday 20 October 1997
Description: Guitarist, US
Cause of Death: Heart failure

FLOYD CRAMER
 
Date Died: Monday 27 October 1997
Description: Pianist, USA

CAROLA
 
Date Died: Wednesday 12 November 1997
Description: Vocalist, Finland

RAINER PTACET
 
Date Died: Wednesday 12 November 1997
Description: Guitarist, Composer. USA
Cause of Death: Brain Tumour

SAUL CHAPLIN
 
Date Died: Saturday 15 November 1997
Description: Composer and musical director.

ROBERT PALMER
 
Date Died: Thursday 20 November 1997
Description: Vocalist, UK
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

JOANNA MOORE
 
Date Died: Saturday 22 November 1997
Description: Actress, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

MICHAEL HUTCHENCE
 
Date Died: Saturday 22 November 1997
Description: Vocalist, Australia
Cause of Death: Suicide

FENTON ROBINSON
 
Date Died: Wednesday 26 November 1997
Description: Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

TOMMY TEDESCO
 
Date Died: Thursday 27 November 1997
Description: Guitarist, Session Musician, USA
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

MICHAEL HEDGES
 
Date Died: Friday 28 November 1997
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Car accident - Died

KEVIN PAUL GODFREY
 
Date Died: Monday 1 December 1997
Description: Drummer, Composer, UK
Cause of Death: Drug overdose

STEPHANE GRAPPELLI
 
Date Died: Monday 1 December 1997
Description: Violinist, French

PHIL MEDLEY
 
Date Died: Wednesday 3 December 1997
Description: Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Cancer

KURT WINTER
 
Date Died: Sunday 14 December 1997
Description: Guitarist, Canadian
Cause of Death: Liver failure

NICOLETTE LARSON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 16 December 1997
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Cause of Death: Cerebral Oedema

JIMMY ROGERS - BLUES GUITARIST
 
Date Died: Friday 19 December 1997
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Cause of Death: Lung hemorrhage

CARL HOGAN
 
Date Died: Tuesday 23 December 1997
Description: Vocalist
Cause of Death: Not Known

JACKY LANDRY JACKSON
 
Date Died: Tuesday 23 December 1997
Description: Vocalist
Cause of Death: Cancer

 
 
 
 

 
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