American music stars died in Aviation accident or incident

Here are 32 famous musicians from United States of America died in Aviation accident or incident:

Aaliyah

Aaliyah (January 16, 1979 Brooklyn-August 25, 2001 Marsh Harbour) a.k.a. Aallyah, Aaliyah (Ah-lee-yah), Alliyah, Aliyah, Aalliyah, Aaliya, Aaliyah Dana Haughton, aaliyah, Aaliyah Haughton, Li Li, BabyGirl, Wonder Woman, Lee, Liyah or Queen of R&B was an American singer, model, actor and dancer.

Her albums: Age Ain't Nothing but a Number, Back & Forth, The Thing I Like, One in a Million, Try Again, Aaliyah, I Care 4 U, Miss You, (At Your Best) You Are Love and Best of Aaliyah. Genres related to her: Neo soul, Funk, Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Electronica, Soul music, Hip hop soul, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B and Hip hop music.

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Ritchie Valens

Ritchie Valens (May 13, 1941 Pacoima-February 3, 1959 Clear Lake) also known as Richie Valens, Valens, Ritchie or Richard Steven Valenzuela was an American singer, guitarist and songwriter.

His most recognized albums: Donna / La Bamba, La Bamba, Rockin' All Night: The Very Best of Ritchie Valens, The Ritchie Valens Story, The Very Best of Ritchie Valens, Ritchie Valens, Ritchie Valens...His Greatest Hits Volume 2, Ritchie Valens Memorial Album, Ritchie and Ritchie Valens. Genres he performed: Rock music, Chicano rock and Rock and roll.

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Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 Clarinda-December 15, 1944 English Channel) also known as Glen Miller, Miller Glenn, Capt. Glenn Miller or Alton Glenn Miller was an American bandleader, trombonist, musician, composer and film score composer. He had two children, Joannie Miller and Steven Miller.

Related albums: Greatest Hits, The Missing Chapters, Volume 2: Keep 'em Flying, The Missing Chapters: Volume 5: Complete Abbey Road Recordings, The Missing Chapters: Volume 9: King Porter Stomp, Sun Valley Serenade & Orchestra Wives, Jazz Moods - Hot, Glenn Miller, 20 Classic Tracks, 20 Golden Hits and 36 All-Time Greatest Hits. His related genres: Swing music, Big Band and Jazz.

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Jim Croce

Jim Croce (January 10, 1943 South Philadelphia-September 20, 1973 Natchitoches) also known as Jim Groce, Jim Croche, James Joseph Croce or Croce, Jim was an American singer, singer-songwriter, actor and musician. His child is A. J. Croce.

His albums: You Don't Mess Around With Jim, All-Time Greatest Hits, Photographs & Memories: His Greatest Hits, The Jim Croce Collection, The Legendary Jim Croce, The 50th Anniversary Collection, Facets, Have You Heard Jim Croce Live, Bad, Bad Leroy Brown & Other Favorites and Best of Jim Croce. Genres he performed: Folk music, Rock music, Soft rock, Pop music and Folk rock.

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Grace Moore

Grace Moore (December 5, 1898 Del Rio-January 26, 1947 Copenhagen) also known as Willie Grace Moore, Mary Willie Grace Moore, Miss Grace Moore or The Tennessee Nightingale was an American singer and actor.

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Randy Rhoads

Randy Rhoads (December 6, 1956 Santa Monica-March 19, 1982 Leesburg) also known as Rhoads, Randy or Randall William Rhoads was an American musician, record producer, songwriter, guitarist and teacher.

Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Neoclassical metal and Glam metal.

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Ronnie Van Zant

Ronnie Van Zant (January 15, 1948 Jacksonville-October 20, 1977 Gillsburg) also known as Van Zant, Ronnie or Ronald Wayne Van Zant was an American singer, musician and songwriter. His child is called Melody Van Zant.

Genres he performed include Southern rock and Rock music.

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William Kapell

William Kapell (September 20, 1922 New York City-October 29, 1953 Half Moon Bay) also known as Kapell, William was an American pianist.

His albums: reDiscovered, , Piano Concerto No. 2 / Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and William Kapell Edition, Volume 1: Mazurkas.

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Bill Chase

Bill Chase (October 20, 1934 Boston-August 9, 1974 Jackson) a.k.a. Chase, Bill or William Edward Chiaiese was an American trumpeter.

His albums: Ennea and Chase. Genres he performed: Jazz, Jazz fusion and Big Band.

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Cassie Gaines

Cassie Gaines (January 9, 1948 Seneca-October 20, 1977 Gillsburg) also known as Gaines, Cassie or Cassie LaRue Gaines was an American singer.

Genres she performed: Southern rock.

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Maury Muehleisen

Maury Muehleisen (January 14, 1949 Trenton-September 20, 1973 Natchitoches) was an American singer.

Genres he performed: Folk music, Folk rock and Pop music.

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Melanie Thornton

Melanie Thornton (May 13, 1967 Charleston-November 24, 2001 Zürich) also known as Thornton, Melanie was an American singer and musician.

Discography: Ready to Fly, Memories: Her Most Beautiful Ballads, Wonderful Dream (Holidays are coming) and Love How You Love Me. Genres: Eurodance, Dance music, Gospel music, Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Contemporary R&B and Electronic dance music.

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Keith Green

Keith Green (October 21, 1953 Sheepshead Bay-July 28, 1982 Garden Valley) otherwise known as Green, Keith was an American musician, songwriter, singer and minister. His children are Josiah Green, Bethany Green, Rebekah Green and Rachel Green.

His albums include Here Am I, Send Me: Songs of Evangelism, Because of You: Songs of Testimony, For Him Who Has Ears to Hear, Make My Life a Prayer to You: Songs of Devotion, No Compromise, Oh Lord, You're Beautiful: Songs of Worship, So You Wanna Go Back to Egypt, The Ministry Years, Volume 1: 1977-1979, The Ministry Years, Volume 2: 1980-1982 and The Prodigal Son. Genres he performed include Contemporary Christian music, Gospel music, Christian music and Rock and roll.

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The Big Bopper

The Big Bopper (October 24, 1930 Sabine Pass-February 3, 1959 Clear Lake) also known as Big Bopper, Jiles Perry Richardson, Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr. or Big Bopper, The was an American singer, musician and songwriter.

His albums: Chantilly Lace, Hellooo Baby! The Best of the Big Bopper, 1954-1959, Chantilly Lace Starring the Big Bopper, Purple People Eater Meets Witch Doctor / Chantilly Lace and Hello Baby! You Know What I Like!. His related genres: Rock music, Rock and roll, Rockabilly and Country.

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Phalon Jones

Phalon Jones (February 11, 2015-December 10, 1967) was an American , .

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Buddy Clark

Buddy Clark (July 26, 1912 Dorchester-October 1, 1949 Los Angeles) also known as Samuel Goldberg was an American singer.

His albums: The Best Of, The Buddy Clark Collection: The Columbia Years 1942 -1949, If This Isn't Love / How Are Things in Glocca Mora, My One and Only Highland Fling / Baby, It's Cold Outside and Love Somebody / Confess. His related genres: Traditional pop music.

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Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline (September 8, 1932 Winchester-March 5, 1963 Camden) also known as Pasty Cline, Virginia Patterson Hensley, Patsy Kline, Cline, Patsy or Ginny was an American singer and songwriter. Her children are called Randy Dick and Julie Dick.

Her albums include Always, Rhythm 'N' Country, Reflections, Sincerely Yours, The Heart You Break May Be Your Own, Blue Moon Of Kentucky, Walking After Midnight, The Very Best of Patsy Cline, Today, Tomorrow, & Forever: The Patsy Cline Collection (disc 2) and Today, Tomorrow and Forever. Genres she performed include Nashville sound, Country, Traditional pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly, Honky-tonk, Swing music, Standard, Gospel music and Country pop.

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Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson (May 8, 1940 Teaneck-December 31, 1985 De Kalb) a.k.a. Rick Nelson, Eric Hilliard Nelson, Eric 'Ricky' Nelson, Ricky, Eric, Eric Nelson Hilard, Eric Hilliard "Ricky" Nelson, Eric Hilliard (Ricky) Nelson, Eric Hilliard "Rick (y)" Nelson, Eric Hillyard Nelson, Eric Hilliard Rick "Ricky" Nelson, Rick "Ricky" Nelson, Richard Eric Hilliard "Ricky" Nelson, Eric Hilliard Nelson George, Rick. Nelson. or Rickie Nelson was an American singer, musician, actor, songwriter and singer-songwriter. He had five children, Tracy Nelson, Matthew Nelson, Gunnar Nelson, Sam Nelson and Eric Jude Crewe.

His discography includes: I Got A Feeling / Lonesome Town, I Got a Feeling, Ricky Rocks, Rick Sings Nelson, Ricky Nelson, The Ricky Nelson Singles Album, Best of Ricky Nelson, The Best of Rick Nelson, The Best of Rick Nelson, Volume 2 and The Rock 'n' Roll Era: Ricky Nelson: 1957-1972. Genres he performed: Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly, Country, Folk music and Rock and roll.

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Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly (September 7, 1936 Lubbock-February 3, 1959 Clear Lake) also known as Charles Hardin Holley or Charles Holley was an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer.

His albums: Gold, Rave On, The Complete Buddy Holly Story, The Legendary Buddy Holly, The Real Buddy Holly Story, Classic Buddy Holly, Highlights From the Buddy Holly Story, The Complete Buddy Holly, The Definitive Collection and The Singles+. Genres: Rock music, Rockabilly, Rock and roll, Pop rock, Music of Lubbock, Texas, Country and Pop music.

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Otis Redding

Otis Redding (September 9, 1941 Dawson-December 10, 1967 Madison) a.k.a. Ottis Redding, Otis Reading, Otis Ray Redding, Jr., Redding, Otis, The Big O, The Mad Man from Macon, Rockhouse Redding or The King of Soul was an American songwriter, singer, singer-songwriter and composer.

His albums: Greatest Hits, Volume 2, The Very Best of Otis Redding, Vol. 1, The Very Best of Otis Redding, Volume 2, The Very Best of Otis Redding, The Ultimate Otis Redding, The Otis Redding Story, Love Songs, I've Been Lovin' You Too Long, Dreams to Remember and It's Not Just Sentimental. Genres related to him: Soul music, Southern soul, Rock music, Soul blues, Memphis soul and Rhythm and blues.

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John Denver

John Denver (December 31, 1943 Roswell-October 12, 1997 Pacific Ocean) also known as Denver, John, John Dennver, Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., H.J. Deutschendorf, Jr. or Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. was an American songwriter, singer, poet, musician, writer, singer-songwriter, actor, guitarist, social activist, pilot, composer, lyricist and record producer. He had three children, Jesse Belle Deutschendorf, Zachary John Denver and Anna Kate Denver.

His albums include Poems, Prayers & Promises, Back Home Again, Greatest Hits, Volume Two, Live at The Sydney Opera House, Greatest Hits, Volume 3, Country Classics, Het beste van, The Best of John Denver Live, Annie's Song and Calypso. Genres he performed include Folk music, Folk rock, Pop-folk, Pop music, Rock music, Country, Traditional music and Western music.

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David Hogan

David Hogan (July 1, 1949 Virginia-July 17, 1996) was an American , .

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Tamara Drasin

Tamara Drasin (February 11, 2015 Velyki Sorochyntsi-March 1, 1943 Lisbon) otherwise known as Tamara was an American singer and actor.

Genres she performed: Jazz.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 Dallas-August 27, 1990 East Troy) also known as Stevie Ray Vaughn, Stevie Ray Vaugham, SRV, Stivie Ray Vaughn, Stevie Vaughan, Stephen "Stevie" Ray Vaughan or Stephen Ray Vaughan was an American singer, musician, singer-songwriter, guitarist, songwriter and record producer.

His albums include Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Box Set 3, Bug, Let the Good Times Roll (disc 2), Rough Edges, The Final Concert at Alpine, Tokyo '85, Touch the Sky - Studio Sessions, Mega Rare Trax, Volume 1 and Collections. Genres he performed: Blues, Blues rock, Electric blues, Southern rock, Jazz, Texas blues, Instrumental rock, Rock music and Jazz fusion.

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Ralph Rainger

Ralph Rainger (October 7, 1901 New York City-October 23, 1942 Palm Springs) a.k.a. Rainger, Ralph or Ralph Reichenthal was an American songwriter, composer and film score composer. His child is called Connie Rainger.

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Will Rogers

Will Rogers (November 4, 1879 Oologah-August 15, 1935 Point Barrow) a.k.a. William Penn Adair Rogers, Bill or Oklahoma's Favorite Son was an American comedian, actor and screenwriter. He had four children, Will Rogers, Jr., Fred Rogers, Mary Rogers and Jimmy Rogers.

His most recognized albums: America's Legendary Humorist.

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Steve Gaines

Steve Gaines (September 14, 1949 Seneca-October 20, 1977 Gillsburg) also known as Gaines, Steve, Steve Earl Gaines or Okie was an American guitarist and musician. He had one child, Corrina Gaines.

His albums include One in the Sun, I Know a Little... Live and Okie Special. Genres: Southern rock.

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Walter Hyatt

Walter Hyatt (October 25, 1949 Spartanburg-May 11, 1996) was an American songwriter and singer.

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Dean Paul Martin

Dean Paul Martin (November 17, 1951 Santa Monica-March 21, 1987 San Gorgonio Mountain) also known as Dino Martin Jr, Dean Paul Martin, Jr, Dino, Dean-Paul Martin, Dean Martin Jr., Dino Martin Jr., Desi and Billy Dino or Dino Martin was an American singer, actor, tennis player, fighter pilot and military officer. He had one child, Alexander Martin.

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Jenni Rivera

Jenni Rivera (July 2, 1969 Long Beach-December 9, 2012 Iturbide) also known as Jenny Rivera, Janney Dolores Rivera Saaverdra, Dolores Janney Jennifer Rivera Saavedra or Dolores Janney Rivera was an American actor, television producer, singer-songwriter and entrepreneur. She had five children, Jenicka Lopez, Johnny Lopez, Michael Marin, Jacquie Marin and Chiquis Marin.

Her albums: Mi Vida Loca, Parrandera, Rebelde Y Atrevida, Simplemente La Mejor, Jenni, Jenni: Super Deluxe, La Gran Señora, La Diva en Vivo, Reyna de reynas, Ovarios and Culpable o inocente. Genres related to her: Banda, Norteño, Ranchera and Latin pop.

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Jim Reeves

Jim Reeves (August 20, 1923 Galloway-July 31, 1964 Davidson County) also known as Jim Reevers, James Travis Reeves or Reeves, Jim was an American singer, singer-songwriter and musician.

His albums: Greatest, The Best of Jim Reeves, Live: Waiting for a Train, 18 Very Special Love Songs, Love Letters, The Ultimate Collection, 16 Top Tracks, 20 Gospel Favorites, A Collection and Christmas Songbook. Genres he performed: Country, Nashville sound and Gospel music.

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Bruce Geller

Bruce Geller (October 13, 1930 New York City-May 21, 1978 Santa Barbara County) also known as Bruce Bernard Geller was an American screenwriter, television producer, composer, television director, lyricist, author, writer, songwriter and film producer. His children are Lisa Geller and Catherine Geller.

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