List of deaths in rock and roll (1970s)

The following is a list of notable performers of rock and roll music or rock music, and others directly associated with the music as producers, songwriters or in other closely related roles, who have died in the 1970s. The list gives their date, cause and location of death, and their age.

Rock music developed from the rock and roll music that emerged during the 1950s, and includes a diverse range of subgenres. The terms "rock and roll" and "rock" each have a variety of definitions, some narrow and some wider. In determining criteria for inclusion, this list uses as its basis reliable sources listing "rock deaths" or "deaths in rock and roll", as well as such sources as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Preceded by
1960s
List of deaths in popular music
1970s
Succeeded by
1980s
Name Age Date Location Cause of death
Billy Stewart 32 January 17, 1970 Selma, North Carolina, U.S. Car crash
L. C. McKinley 51 January 19, 1970 East Chicago, Indiana, U.S. Natural causes
Slim Harpo 46 January 31, 1970 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. Heart attack
Ishmon Bracey 69-71 February 12, 1970 Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. Unknown
Darrell Banks 32 February 24, 1970 Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S. Shot to death by police[1]
Tammi Terrell 24 March 16, 1970 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Brain tumor[2]
Mary Ann Ganser
The Shangri-Las
22 March 16, 1970 Forest Hills, New York, U.S. Heroin overdose
Kid Thomas 35 April 5, 1970 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Shot to death
George Goldner 52 April 15, 1970 Turtle Bay, New York, U.S. Heart attack
Earl Hooker 41 April 21, 1970 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Tuberculosis
Otis Spann 40-46 April 24, 1970 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Liver cancer[3]
Frankie Lee Sims 53 May 10, 1970 Dallas, Texas, U.S. Pneumonia
Johnny Hodges 62 May 11, 1970 New York City, New York, U.S. Heart attack
Earl Grant 39 June 10, 1970 Interstate 10, Lordsburg, New Mexico, U.S. Car crash[4]
Alan Wilson
Canned Heat
27 September 3, 1970 Topanga Canyon, California, U.S. Suicide or accidental barbiturate overdose[5]
Maxwell Davis 54 September 18, 1970 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Jimi Hendrix
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
27 September 18, 1970 Kensington, London, England Asphyxiation on vomit after consuming an unhealthy amount of barbiturates[6]
Janis Joplin
Big Brother and the Holding Company
27 October 4, 1970 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Heroin overdose[7]
Baby Huey
Baby Huey & the Babysitters
26 October 28, 1970 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Drug induced heart attack
George "Smitty" Smith
Original lead singer for The Manhattans
30 December 16, 1970 Brain tumor
Coot Grant 77 December 26, 1970 Riverside County, California, U.S. Unknown
Harold McNair
Ginger Baker's Air Force
39 March 7, 1971 London, England Lung cancer
Francis Wolff 63 March 8, 1971 New York City, New York, U.S. Heart attack following surgery[8]
Arlester "Dyke" Christian
Dyke and the Blazers
27 March 13, 1971 Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. Shot to death
Carmen Lombardo
Younger brother of Guy Lombardo
67 April 17, 1971 Miami, Florida, U.S. Undisclosed cancer
Jim Morrison
The Doors
27 July 3, 1971 Paris, France Heart failure brought on by heroin addiction[9]
Louis Armstrong 69 July 6, 1971 New York City, New York, U.S. Heart attack
Henry D. "Homer" Haynes
Homer and Jethro
51 August 7, 1971 Hammond, Indiana, U.S. Heart attack
King Curtis 37 August 13, 1971 New York City, New York, U.S. Stabbed to death
Thomas Wayne 31 August 15, 1971 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Car crash
Lil Hardin Armstrong 73 August 27, 1971 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Heart attack
Tony Clarke 31 August 28, 1971 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Murdered by his wife
Gene Vincent 36 October 12, 1971 Newhall, California, U.S. Burst peptic ulcer
Duane Allman
The Allman Brothers Band, Derek and the Dominos
24 October 29, 1971 Macon, Georgia, U.S. Motorcycle collison
Art Laibly
Record producer and manager
77 October 30, 1971 Unknown
Junior Parker 39 November 18, 1971 Blue Island, Illinois, U.S. Following surgery for brain tumor
Papa Lightfoot 47 November 20, 1971 Natchez, Mississippi, U.S. Respiratory failure
Charlie Fuqua
The Ink Spots
61 December 21, 1971 New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. Unknown
Ross Bagdasarian Sr.
"David Seville", creator of The Chipmunks
52 January 16, 1972 Beverly Hills, California, U.S. Heart attack[10]
Big Maybelle 47 January 23, 1972 Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Complications of diabetes/Coma
Mahalia Jackson 60 January 27, 1972 Evergreen Park, Illinois, U.S. Heart failure and diabetes
Linda Jones 27 March 14, 1972 Newark, New Jersey, U.S. Complications of diabetes
Doles Dickens 56 May 2, 1972 Somewhere in New Jersey, U.S. Unknown
Leslie Harvey
Stone the Crows
27 May 3, 1972 Swansea, Wales Electrocuted by a live microphone on stage
Reverend Gary Davis 76 May 5, 1972 Hammonton, New Jersey, U.S. Heart attack
John Ryanes
The Monotones
32 May 30, 1972 Newark, New Jersey, U.S. Unknown
Jimmy Rushing 70 June 8, 1972 New York City, New York, U.S. Leukemia and blood cancer
Clyde McPhatter
Billy Ward and His Dominoes, The Drifters
39 June 13, 1972 Teaneck, New Jersey, U.S. Alcohol related complications/ Heart attack
Mississippi Fred McDowell 66 July 3, 1972 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Undisclosed
Lovie Austin 84 July 10, 1972 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Unknown
Brian Cole
The Association
29 August 2, 1972 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Heroin overdose
Baby Tate 56 August 17, 1972 Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. Heart attack
Calvin Frazier 57 September 23, 1972 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Undisclosed
Rory Storm 34 September 28, 1972 Stoneycroft, Liverpool, England Suicide
Billy Murcia
The New York Dolls
21 November 6, 1972 London, England Accidental suffocation due to alcohol abuse
Raymond Jackson
Record producer for Stax Records
31 November 10, 1972 Burned to death in a house fire
Berry Oakley
The Allman Brothers Band
24 November 11, 1972 Macon, Georgia, U.S. Motorcycle collison
Danny Whitten
Crazy Horse
29 November 18, 1972 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Barbiturate & alcohol overdose
William Manuel Johnson 100 December 3, 1972 New Braunfels, Texas, U.S. Unknown
Jeffrey Carp 24 January 1, 1973 Drowned (boating accident)
Kid Ory 86 January 23, 1973 Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. Pneumonia and a heart attack
Ron "Pigpen" McKernan
Grateful Dead
27 March 8, 1973 Corte Madera, California, U.S. Gastrointestinal hemorrhage associated with alcoholism[11]
Duke Henderson 48 April 9, 1973 Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Heart failure
Sammy Babitzin 24 April 29, 1973 Jyväskylä, Finland Visceral injuries caused by car accident
Mike Furber
Mike Furber and the Bowery Boys
25 May 10, 1973 Sydney, Australia Suicide by hanging
Clarence White
The Kentucky Colonels, The Byrds
29 July 14, 1973 Palmdale, California, U.S. Hit by a drunk driver
Jimmy Radcliffe 36 July 27, 1973 The Bronx, New York, U.S. Kidney complications
Roger Lee Durham
Percussionist for Bloodstone
27 July 27, 1973 Injuries following falling off a horse
Memphis Minnie 76 August 6, 1973 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Stroke[12]
Paul Williams
The Temptations
34 August 17, 1973 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Gunshot wound (disputed suicide)
Gram Parsons 26 September 19, 1973 Joshua Tree, California, U.S. Morphine and alcohol related heart failure
Jim Croce 30 September 20, 1973 Natchitoches, Louisiana, U.S. Plane crash
Maury Muehleisen
Jim Croce's lead guitarist
24 September 20, 1973 Natchitoches, Louisiana, U.S. Plane crash
Sister Rosetta Tharpe 58 October 9, 1973 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Stroke[13]
Gene Krupa 64 October 16, 1973 Yonkers, New York, U.S. Leukemia and blood cancer
Zeke Zettner
The Stooges
25 November 10, 1973 Heroin overdose
John Rostill
The Shadows
31 November 26, 1973 Radlett, Hertfordshire, England Suicide
Bobby Darin 37 December 20, 1973 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Complications of cardiac bypass surgery
Lowman Pauling
The Five Royales
47 December 26, 1973 Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S. Epileptic seizure
Packy Axton
The Mar-Keys
32 January 20, 1974 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Cirrhosis or heart attack
Bobby Bloom 28 February 28, 1974 Hollywood, California, U.S. Accidentally shot himself
Bobby Timmons 38 March 1, 1974 New York City, New York, U.S. Cirrhosis of the liver
Harry Womack
The Valentinos
28 March 9, 1974 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Stabbed to death
Roy Hawkins 71 March 19, 1974 Compton, California, U.S. Cirrhosis of the liver
Arthur Crudup 68 March 28, 1974 Nassawadox, Virginia, U.S. Complications of cardiovascular disease and diabetes
Graham Bond
The Graham Bond Organisation, Ginger Baker's Air Force
36 May 8, 1974 London, England Suicide by a subway train
Duke Ellington 75 May 24, 1974 New York City, New York, U.S. Pneumonia and lung cancer
Don Rich
The Buckaroos
32 July 17, 1974 San Luis Obispo, California, U.S. Motorcycle crash
Gene Ammons 49 July 23, 1974 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Undisclosed
Lightnin' Slim 61 July 27, 1974 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Stomach cancer
Cass Elliot
The Mamas & the Papas
32 July 29, 1974 London, England Heart failure
Bill Chase
Chase
39 August 9, 1974 Jackson, Minnesota, U.S. Plane crash
Wallace "Wally" Yohn
Chase
27 August 12, 1974 Jackson, Minnesota Plane crash
Tina Brooks 42 August 13, 1974 New York City, New York, U.S. Liver failure
Robbie McIntosh
Average White Band
24 September 23, 1974 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Drug overdose
Pink Anderson 74 October 12, 1974 Spartanburg, South Carolina, U.S. Heart attack
Victor Olof
Record producer for Decca Records and HMV Records
76 November 3, 1974 Unknown
Ivory Joe Hunter 60 November 8, 1974 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Lung cancer
Nick Drake 26 November 25, 1974 Tanworth-in-Arden, Warwickshire, England Suicide by acute amitriptyline overdose[14]
Ezra Carter
Manager of the Carter Family
78 January 22, 1975 Unknown
Louis Jordan
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
66 February 4, 1975 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Heart attack
Dave Alexander
The Stooges
27 February 10, 1975 Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S. Pulmonary edema from alcohol abuse
J. B. Long 71 February 25, 1975 Elon, North Carolina, U.S. Unknown
T-Bone Walker 64 March 16, 1975 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Stroke/Bronchial pneumonia
Pete Ham
Badfinger
27 April 24, 1975 Surrey, England Suicide by hanging
Tom Donahue
Rock and roll radio disc jockey
46 April 29, 1975 Heart attack
Tim Buckley 28 June 29, 1975 Santa Monica, California, U.S. Heroin overdose
Chan Daniels
The Highwaymen
35 July 2, 1975 Pneumonia
George Morgan 51 July 7, 1975 Heart attack
Don Robey
Record producer
71 July 16, 1975 Houston, Texas, U.S. Heart attack
Lefty Frizzell 47 July 19, 1975 Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Stroke
Fran O'Toole
The Miami Showband
28 July 31, 1975 A1 road at Buskhill, County Down, Northern Ireland Ambushed and murdered
Tony Geraghty
The Miami Showband
24 July 31, 1975 A1 road at Buskhill, County Down, Northern Ireland Ambushed and murdered
Brian McCoy
The Miami Showband
32 July 31, 1975 A1 road at Buskhill, County Down, Northern Ireland Ambushed and murdered
Cannonball Adderley 46 August 8, 1975 Gary, Indiana, U.S. Cerebral hemorrhage
Otto Jeffries
The Five Royales
63 August 8, 1975 Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S. Unknown
Al Jackson, Jr.
Booker T. & the MG's
39 October 1, 1975 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Murder
Fiddlin' Joe Martin 75 November 2, 1975 Walls, Mississippi, U.S. Unknown
Gary Thain
The Keef Hartley Band, Uriah Heep
27 December 8, 1975 Norwood Green, England Heroin overdose[15]
Hound Dog Taylor 60 December 17, 1975 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Lung cancer
Howlin' Wolf 65 January 10, 1976 Hines, Illinois, U.S. Congestive heart failure
Chris Kenner 46 January 25, 1976 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Heart attack
Rudy Pompilli
Bill Haley & His Comets
51 February 5, 1976 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Lung cancer
Sal Mineo 37 February 12, 1976 West Hollywood, California, U.S. Stabbed to death
Florence Ballard
The Supremes
32 February 22, 1976 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Coronary thrombosis and cardiac arrest
Arthur Gunter 49 March 16, 1976 Port Huron, Michigan, U.S. Pneumonia
Luther "Georgia Boy" Johnson 34 March 18, 1976 Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Lung cancer
Paul Kossoff
Free, Back Street Crawler
25 March 19, 1976 Flight from New York to Los Angeles, U.S. Pulmonary embolism/Lung blood clot [16]
Phil Ochs 35 April 9, 1976 New York City, New York, U.S. Suicide by hanging
William Bobo
The Dixie Hummingbirds
54 April 28, 1976 Unknown
Keith Relf
The Yardbirds
33 May 12, 1976 London, England Electrocuted by a guitar[17]
Charles Stepney
Record producer and arranger
45 May 17, 1976 Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Heart attack
Melvin Jackson 60 May 30, 1976 Dallas, Texas, U.S. Car crash
Cecilia 27 August 2, 1976 Quiruelas de Vidriales, Castile and León, Spain Car crash
Jimmy Reed 50 August 29, 1976 Oakland, California, U.S. Epileptic seizure
L. C. Robinson 61 September 26, 1976 Berkeley, California, U.S. Heart attack
Leo Mintz
Record store and music promoter
65 November 4, 1976 Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Unknown
Tommy Bolin
Deep Purple, The James Gang, Zephyr
25 December 4, 1976 Miami, Florida, U.S. Heroin and alcohol overdose
Freddie King 42 December 28, 1976 Dallas, Texas, U.S. Stomach ulcer and pancreatitis
Buddy Johnson 62 February 9, 1977 New York City, New York, U.S. Brain tumor and sickle cell anemia
Bukka White 67-70 February 26, 1977 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Undisclosed
Achim Kirchhoff
Scorpions
30 April 1, 1977 Unknown
Annette Snell 32 April 4, 1977 New Hope, Georgia, U.S. Southern Airways Flight 242 plane crash
Helmut Köllen
Triumvirat
27 May 3, 1977 Cologne, Germany Carbon monoxide poisoning
Lafayette Thomas 48 May 20, 1977 Brisbane, California, U.S. Heart attack
Sleepy John Estes 77-78 June 5, 1977 Brownsville, Tennessee, U.S. Stroke
Peter Laughner
Pere Ubu
24 June 22, 1977 Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Acute pancreatitis from alcohol poisoning[18]
Baby Boy Warren 57 July 1, 1977 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Heart attack
Big John Wrencher 54 July 15, 1977 Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S. Heart attack
Elvis Presley 42 August 16, 1977 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Drug overdose[19]
Tarheel Slim 63 August 21, 1977 New York City, New York, U.S. Pneumonia brought on by chemotherapy
George Barnes 56 September 5, 1977 Concord, California, U.S. Heart attack
Mercy Baby 47 September 10, 1977 Dallas, Texas, U.S. Gunshot wound
Marc Bolan
T. Rex
29 September 16, 1977 London, England Traffic accident[20]
Shirley Brickley
The Orlons
33 October 13, 1977 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Shot to death by home intruder
Bing Crosby 74 October 14, 1977 Alcobendas, Spain Heart attack
Cassie Gaines
Lynyrd Skynyrd
29 October 20, 1977 Gillsburg, Mississippi, U.S. Plane accident
Steve Gaines
Lynyrd Skynyrd
28 October 20, 1977 Gillsburg, Mississippi, U.S. Plane accident
Ronnie Van Zant
Lynyrd Skynyrd
29 October 20, 1977 Gillsburg, Mississippi, U.S. Plane accident
Peg Leg Sam 65 October 27, 1977 Jonesville, South Carolina, U.S. Unknown
Guy Lombardo
Older brother of Carmen Lombardo
75 November 5, 1977 Houston, Texas, U.S. Heart attack
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 42 December 5, 1977 Bloomington, Indiana, U.S. Stroke
Big Chief Ellis 63 December 20, 1977 Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. Heart failure
St. Louis Jimmy Oden 74 December 30, 1977 Bronchopneumonia
Terry Kath
Chicago
31 January 23, 1978 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Accidentally shot himself
Vic Ames
Ames Brothers
52 January 28, 1978 Car crash
Gregory Herbert 30 January 31, 1978 Amsterdam, Netherlands Drug overdose
Johnny Wallace
The Four Knights
65 March 2, 1978 Unknown
Bill Kenny
The Ink Spots
63 March 23, 1978 New Westminster, Canada Respiratory illness[21]
Money Johnson 60 March 28, 1978 New York City, New York, U.S. Heart attack
Sandy Denny 31 April 21, 1978 London, England Cerebral hemorrhage after accidental fall
Gerry Shury 33 May 24, 1978 Surrey, England Traffic accident
Juke Boy Bonner 46 June 29, 1978 Houston, Texas, U.S. Cirrhosis
Glenn Goins
Parliament-Funkadelic
24 July 29, 1978 Hodgkin's lymphoma
Joe Negroni
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
37 September 5, 1978 New York City, New York, U.S. Cerebral hemorrhage
Al Benson
Radio disc jockey, music promoter and record label owner
70 September 6, 1978 Three Oaks, Michigan, U.S. Unknown
Tom Wilson
Record producer
47 September 6, 1978 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Heart attack
Keith Moon
The Who
32 September 7, 1978 London, England Drug overdose[22]
Johnny O'Keefe 43 October 6, 1978 Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Heart attack
Maybelle Carter
Carter Family, The Carter Sisters
69 October 23, 1978 Hendersonville, Tennessee, U.S. Respiratory disease
Chris Bell
Big Star
27 December 27, 1978 East Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Traffic accident
Sara Carter
Carter Family
80 January 8, 1979 Lodi, California, U.S. Unknown
Donny Hathaway 33 January 13, 1979 New York City, New York, U.S. Suicide or accidental fall
Grant Green 43 January 31, 1979 New York City, New York, U.S. Heart attack
Sid Vicious
Sex Pistols
21 February 2, 1979 New York City, New York, U.S. Suicide or drug overdose
Mike Patto
Timebox, Patto, Spooky Tooth, Boxer
36 March 4, 1979 lymphatic leukemia
Freddy Owens
Saxophonist for Bill Deal and the Rhondels
29 March 4, 1979 Richmond, Virginia, U.S. Shot to death
Roy Montrell 51 March 16, 1979 Amsterdam, Netherlands Drug overdose
Zenon De Fleur
Guitarist for The Count Bishops
27 March 17–18, 1979 Car crash and subsequent medical complications
Joe Willie Wilkins 56-58 March 28, 1979 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Meningitis
James Leroy 32 May 10, 1979 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Suicide
Blue Mitchell 49 May 21, 1979 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Cancer
Jack Haley
The Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz
81 June 6, 1979 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Heart attack[23]
Darla Hood
Our Gang
47 June 13, 1979 North Hollywood, California, U.S. Heart failure from hepatitis
Lowell George 34 June 29, 1979 Arlington, Virginia, U.S. Heart attack
Van McCoy 39 July 6, 1979 Englewood, New Jersey, U.S. Heart attack
Minnie Riperton
Rotary Connection
31 July 12, 1979 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Breast cancer
Dorsey Burnette
the Rock and Roll Trio
46 August 19, 1979 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Coronary thrombosis
Jimmy McCulloch
Paul McCartney & Wings
26 September 27, 1979 London, England Morphine poisoning
Gus Cannon 96 October 15, 1979 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Unknown
Tiki Fulwood
Parliament-Funkadelic
35 October 29, 1979 Stomach cancer
John Glascock
Carmen, Jethro Tull
28 November 17, 1979 London, England Congenital heart defect
Judee Sill 35 November 23, 1979 North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Either suicide by speedball overdose or accidental speedball overdose
Jackie Brenston 49-51 December 15, 1979 Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Heart attack
Voyle Gilmore
Record producer from Capitol Records
67 December 19, 1979 Unknown

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