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THE DEAD MUSICIAN DIRECTORY
"A Site About Dead Musicians...and how they got that way"

NAMED FOR THE GASOLINE SWALLOWING EVENT THAT
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The Dead Circus: A Novel by John Kaye (A Bobby Fuller Mystery)

GRIM REAPER PAGE 2004
...for the latest late musicians RIP
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GRIM REAPER PAGE 2003
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GRIM REAPER PAGE 2002

GRIM REAPER PAGE 2001

GRIM REAPER PAGE 2000

GRIM REAPER PAGE 1999

GRIM REAPER PAGE 1997-98

Master List 1997-2000

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THIS SITE IS THE SOLE OBSESSION OF GORDON POLATNICK, WHO IS PEACEFUL AND KIND WHEN VIEWED FROM ALL OTHER ANGLES.  HE HOPES TO COMPILE A RELIABLE WAREHOUSE OF INFORMATION ABOUT MUSICIANS WHO HAVE PASSED. 

TOWARD THAT END, IF YOU HAVE INSIDE OR CONFLICTING INFORMATION WHICH WILL HELP SET MUSIC HISTORY STRAIGHT, PLEASE
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YOU CAN GET A HEAD START BY CHECKING OUT THE TOPICAL BOOKS ON THE REQUIRED READING LIST.

YOU MAY EVENTUALLY NOTICE THAT THIS SITE IS REALLY JUST A BILLBOARD FOR GORDON'S TOUR GUIDING BUSINESS.  IF YOU FIND YOURSELF IN NEW YORK CITY AND WANT TO SEE THE SITES...GORDON SPECIALIZES IN TOURS TO HARLEM'S HIDDEN JAZZ HAUNTS; NY'S MUSICIAN GRAVESITES; GREENWICH VILLAGE'S HOTSPOTS; SOHO'S TRENDIEST ZONE ; ETHNIC DELIGHTS, THE CHELSEA GALLERIES - - WHATEVER YOU'RE LOOKING FOR, CHECK IT OUT.

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Some Useful Links:

Find a Death

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Soul Walking Respect Page -- NEW

More Respect Page --NEW

Find A Grave

The Rock-Deaths List

The Dead Rock Stars Club

Marty Thompson's Rock and Roll Heaven: (Listed using Acrobat Reader)

Death Rock

 20th/21st Century Musicians Who Died Before Age 60

Jazz Canadiana: Final Bars

Nudies Rodeo Tailors Website


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A Note of thanks

These folks have helped me with news flashes, additions and corrections to the site
 Fuller Up Attendants at large:

Don Wolff--Tom Diamant--Bill Janowski Jr.--Bob from Huntsville--
Steve Edelen--Ron Brown--Marcus A. Woelfle--Lloyd Dewar
Kenny Mathieson--Len Nowakowski--Tony--Lou Smith
R. Stotyn--Kim Erskine--CA Reisert--Thomas Coleman
erik van den berg--Paul Wadey--Peter Tutak--Alberto Naranjo--
Jan Konings--Marc Blaisdell--Carl Crabtree--Tom Carrol
Tom Diehl--Lars Westin--Julian Watts--Kerry Abel
Mrdubway--Linda Conrad--BobbyShred--Peter Lavinger
Sean Griffin--T.Thornton--Doc-rock--El Rapido
Vernon R. Priddy--Eric Lenaburg--Drew Wheeler--
Derek Maness--Todd Venezia--Steve Po--
Peter Fraissinet
Tim Serpas--Eric van Domburg--Scipio--Bugupbuttt--
Mike Paulsen--Bill Schmi--Andy Schwartz--
Niels Lyngberg--Allison McLennan--The Jester--
Jim Zinn--ShanMonster--Ross Walsh--Bob Kline.

Others are asked to kindly submit notices of musicians who pass away in the coming days -- or have been neglected on the pages and categories already established. 

If you can, send me:
1-Name of Musician
2-Date and cause of death
3-Obituary and Biography
4-Photo and links to tributes
5-Your name (if you want credit)
6-A link to the obituary

Thanks for your help~ taiwo@elvispelvis.com

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Of special interest:

 

 

Dead rockers, jazz, reggae, rap, bluegrass, country, blues and soul, folk, world

Required Reading List:
(Regularly Updated)

Johnny Cash: by Frank Moriarty

Cash: The Autobiography by Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Reader by Michael Streissguth (Editor)

From the Heart by June Carter Cash

Skylark (Johnny Mercer) by Philip Furia

Selena Perez: Queen of Tejano Music (Great Hispanics of Our Time)

When Elvis Died: Media Overload and the Origins of the Elvis Cult by Neal Gregory, Janice Gregory (Contributor)

The Black Elvis - Jackie Wilson by Doug Carter

Down at the End of Lonely Street: The Life and Death of Elvis Presley by Peter Harry Brown, Pat H. Broeske

Careless Love : The Unmaking of Elvis Presley   by Peter Guralnick

The Late Great Johnny Ace and the Transition from R&B to Rock 'N' Roll by James M. Salem

Tammy Wynette: A Daughter Recalls Her Mother's Tragic Life and Death by Jackie Daly, Tom Carter

Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain   by Charles R. Cross

John Bonham: A Thunder of Drums by Chris Welch, Geoff Nicholls

Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend by Tony Fletcher --(Keith Moon book)

Remembering Buddy: The Definitive Biography of Buddy Holly by John Goldrosen, John Beecher (Contributor)

Behind the Music: The Day the Music Died by Martin Huxley, Quinton Skinner --(Buddy Holly book)

The Day the Music Died: The Last Tour of Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens --by Larry Lehmer

Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter  by Nick Catalano

Don't Forget Me : The Eddie Cochran Story by Julie Mundy, Darrel Higham

El Sid: Saint Vicious by David Dalton

Dream Brother: The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley by David Browne

Patsy: The Life and Times of Patsy Cline by Margaret Jones

Hank Williams: Snapshots from the Lost Highway by Colin Escott, Kira Florita, Marty Stuart (Introduction)

Hickory Wind : The Life and Times of Gram Parsons by Ben Fong-Torres

Gram Parsons : A Music Biography by Sid Griffin, John Delgatto (Editor)

Marc Bolan: A Tribute

Nowhere Man : The Final Days of John Lennon      by Robert Rosen 

Lennon Remembers: The Full Rolling Stone Interviews from 1970 - Hardcover

Taxi: The Harry Chapin Story by Peter Morton Coan

Jaco: The Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius: 'the World's Greatest Bass Player'

Django Reinhardt  by Charles Delaunay, Michael James (Translator)

Positively 4th Street : The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina

Death of a Rebel/a Biography of Phil Ochs  by Marc Eliot, Vin Scelsa

The Final Days of Michael Hutchence by Mike Gee

Just a Man: The Real Story of Michael Hutchence by Tina Hutchence and Patrician Glassop

Who Killed Kurt Cobain?: The Mysterious Death of an Icon

You Send Me: The Life and Times of Sam Cooke

Peace at Last: The After-Death Experiences of John Lennon by John Lennon

Catch a Fire : The Life of Bob Marley  by Timothy White 

Stevie Ray Vaughan : Caught in the Crossfire by Joe Nick Patoski, Crawford Bill, Bill Crawford

The Final Days of Jimi Hendrix

The Lizard King: The Essential Jim Morrison

Trouble Man: The Life and Death of Marvin Gaye

Tupac  Shakur's poetry: The Rose That Grew from Concrete

The Killing of Tupac Shakur

The Murder of Biggie Smalls

LAbyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, the Implication of Death Row Records' Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal   by Randall Sullivan

Garcia: An American Life

The Year Jerry Garcia Died a novel by Fred Beauford

Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin

Brian Jones: The Last Decadent

Selena

Liberace : An American Boy  by Darden Asbury Pyron

Bird Lives!: The High Life and Hard Times of Charlie (Yardbird) Parker

Chet Baker: His Life and Music

The Covert War Against Rock : What You Don't Know About the Deaths of Jim Morrison, Tupac Shakur, Michael Hutchence, Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Phil Ochs..

Russ Columbo: The Amazing Life and Mysterious Death of a Hollywood Singing Legend

Fela : The Life & Times of an African Musical Icon

 

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