In Memory Of… 1969

In Memory Of … Artists we lost in 1969

(listed alphabetically by first name)

BENNY BENJAMIN: age 43 Died: April 20, 1969
BRIAN JONES: age 27 Died: July 3, 1969
COLEMAN HAWKINS: age 64 Died: May 19, 1969
DICKIE PRIDE: age 27 Died: March 26, 1969
DON DRUMMOND: age 37 Died: May 6, 1969

JAMES “STUMP” JOHNSON: age 67 Died: December 5, 1969
LEONARD CHESS: age 52 Died: October 16, 1969
MAGIC SAM: age 32 Died: December 1, 1969
MARTIN LAMBLE: age 19 Died: May 12, 1969
PAUL BARBARIN: age 69 Died: February 10, 1969

POPS FOSTER: age 77 Died: October 29, 1969
ROY HAMILTON: age 40 Died: July 20, 1969
SHORTY LONG: age 29 Died: June 29, 1969
SKIP JAMES: age 67 Died: October 3, 1969
TOMMY EDWARDS: age 47 Died: October 22, 1969

WYNONIE HARRIS: age 53 Died: July 4, 1969