American music stars died in Traffic collision

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America died in Traffic collision:

Cliff Burton

Cliff Burton (February 10, 1962 Castro Valley-September 27, 1986 Ljungby) a.k.a. Burton, Cliff, Cllifford Lee Burton, Clifford Lee "Cliff" Burton or Metallica was an American musician, songwriter and bassist.

Genres he performed: Thrash metal, Hard rock, Heavy metal, Speed metal, Power metal, Punk rock and Progressive metal.

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Clifford Brown

Clifford Brown (October 30, 1930 Wilmington-June 26, 1956 Bedford) also known as The Clifford Brown or Brown, Clifford was an American musician, trumpeter and composer.

His albums include The Definitive Clifford Brown, Brownie: The Complete EmArcy Recordings of Clifford Brown, Clifford Brown's Finest Hour, Complete Paris Session, Volume 1, Jazz 'Round Midnight: Clifford Brown, Memorial Album, Quartet / Sextet, The Complete Blue Note and Pacific Jazz Recordings, Ultimate Clifford Brown and Brown and Roach, Inc.. Genres he performed include Jazz, Hard bop and Bebop.

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Philip Taylor Kramer

Philip Taylor Kramer (July 12, 1952 United States of America-February 12, 1995) a.k.a. Kramer, Philip Taylor was an American , .

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Mana Nishiura

Mana Nishiura (October 11, 1971-November 4, 2005) was an American , .

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Ernie Kovacs

Ernie Kovacs (January 23, 1919 Trenton-January 13, 1962 Los Angeles) also known as Ernest Edward Kovacs, Mister Moustache or Kovacs, Ernie was an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television director, television producer, author and composer. He had three children, Kip Raleigh Kovacs, Mia Susan Kovacs and Elizabeth Kovacs.

His albums include Record Collection, Percy Dovetonsils... Thpeaks and The Ernie Kovacs Album.

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Clarence White

Clarence White (June 7, 1944 Lewiston-July 15, 1973 Palmdale) also known as White, Clarence was an American guitarist, songwriter, session musician and musician.

His most well known albums: 33 Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals, Flatpick and Clarence White and the Kentucky Colonels. His related genres: Rock music, Bluegrass, Country rock and Country.

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Sam Kinison

Sam Kinison (December 8, 1953 Yakima-April 10, 1992 Needles) also known as Samuel Burl Kinison or Sam was an American comedian, actor and screenwriter.

Related albums: Louder Than Hell, Leader of the Banned, Live from Hell and Have You Seen Me Lately?.

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Harry Chapin

Harry Chapin (December 7, 1942 Brooklyn-July 16, 1981 Interstate 495) also known as Harry Forster Chapin or Chapin, Harry was an American songwriter, singer, musician, singer-songwriter, author, playwright, composer and music arranger. His child is Jen Chapin.

His albums: Heads & Tales, Sniper and Other Love Songs, Short Stories, Verities & Balderdash, Portrait Gallery, On the Road to Kingdom Come, Dance Band on the Titanic, Living Room Suite, Legends of the Lost and Found and Sequel. Genres related to him: Folk rock and Folk music.

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Rich Mullins

Rich Mullins (October 21, 1955 Richmond-September 19, 1997 Bloomington) a.k.a. Richard Wayne "Rich" Mullins or Richard Wayne Mullins was an American singer and songwriter.

His albums include A Liturgy, a Legacy & a Ragamuffin Band, Brother's Keeper, Never Picture Perfect, Pictures in the Sky, Rich Mullins, Songs, The Jesus Record, The World as Best as I Remember It, Volume 1, The World as Best as I Remember It: Volume 2 and Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth. Genres he performed include Contemporary Christian music and Christian music.

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Eric Qin

Eric Qin (February 11, 1967-February 11, 1993) was an American , .

His albums: Photographs: 1988 – 1993.

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Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran (October 3, 1938 Albert Lea-April 17, 1960 Bath) also known as Eddy Cochran, Eddie Cochrane, Raymond Edward Cochran or Cochran, Eddie was an American singer, guitarist, singer-songwriter and musician.

His albums: 20 Great Tracks, Summertime Blues, Greatest Hits, The Best of Eddie Cochran, Something Else, A Legend Lives On, Eddie Cochran 16 Greatest Hits, Forever Rockin', Somethin' Else: The Fine Lookin' Hits of Eddie Cochran and 16 Rock 'n' Roll Hits. Genres related to him: Rockabilly, Rock music and Rock and roll.

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Alexis Gewertz Shepard

Alexis Gewertz Shepard (February 11, 1969-March 31, 1998 Cambridge) also known as Alexis Shepard was an American songwriter and singer.

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Scott LaFaro

Scott LaFaro (April 3, 1936 Newark-July 6, 1961 Geneva) also known as LaFaro, Scott was an American bassist and musician.

His most recognized albums: Pieces of Jade and Sunday at the Village Vanguard. Genres related to him: Cool jazz, Modal jazz, Bebop, Jazz and Free jazz.

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Brandon deWilde

Brandon deWilde (April 9, 1942 Brooklyn-July 6, 1972 Denver) a.k.a. Andre Brandon De Wilde, Brandon de Wilde or Andre Brandon deWilde was an American actor. He had one child, Jesse deWilde.

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Earl Grant

Earl Grant (January 20, 1931 Oklahoma City-June 10, 1970) also known as Grant, Earl was an American organist and musician.

His albums include Little Girl Lost, Winter Wonderland and Singin' and Swingin': The Best of Earl Grant.

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Richie Powell

Richie Powell (September 5, 1931 New York City-June 26, 1956 Pennsylvania Turnpike) was an American jazz pianist, pianist and musician.

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Chris Bell

Chris Bell (January 12, 1951 Memphis-December 27, 1978 Memphis) also known as Bell, Chris, Christopher Branford Bell or Christopher Branford "Chris" Bell was an American singer, musician, songwriter and guitarist.

His most important albums: I Am the Cosmos and I Am the Cosmos / You and Your Sister. Genres he performed include Rock music and Power pop.

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Billy Walker

Billy Walker (January 14, 1929 Ralls-May 21, 2006 Fort Deposit) a.k.a. Walker, Billy was an American singer, guitarist and singer-songwriter.

His albums include The Gun, the Gold and the Girl. Genres related to him: Country.

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Keith Godchaux

Keith Godchaux (July 19, 1948 Seattle-July 23, 1980 Marin County) also known as Godchaux, Keith, Keith Richard Godchaux or The Grateful Dead was an American musician, keyboard player and songwriter. His child is called Zion Godchaux.

Genres he performed include Rock music.

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Richard Fariña

Richard Fariña (March 8, 1937 Brooklyn-April 30, 1966 Carmel-by-the-Sea) a.k.a. Richard Farina or Fariña, Richard was an American writer, novelist and singer.

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Duane Allman

Duane Allman (November 20, 1946 Nashville-October 29, 1971 Macon) also known as Allman, Duane, Howard Duane Allman, Skydog, Duane "Skyman Allman" or Dog was an American musician, guitarist and songwriter. He had one child, Galadrielle Allman.

His albums: Duane Allman: An Anthology, Volume II, Duane & Greg Allman, Ton-Ton Macoute!, Duane Allman: An Anthology and Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective. Genres he performed: Southern rock, Jam band, Jazz fusion, Blues, Blues rock, Rock music, Soul music and Jazz.

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Earl Robinson

Earl Robinson (July 2, 1910 Seattle-July 20, 1991 Seattle) also known as Robinson, Earl or Earl Hawley Robinson was an American film score composer. He had one child, Perry Robinson.

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Jayne Mansfield

Jayne Mansfield (April 19, 1933 Bryn Mawr-June 29, 1967 Slidell) a.k.a. Vera Jayne Palmer, Jaynie, Vera Jane Palmer, Broadway's Smartest Dumb Blonde, Vera Palmer or Vera Jayne Peers was an American actor, pin-up girl, model, showgirl, singer, entertainer, violinist and pianist. She had five children, Mariska Hargitay, Jayne Marie Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay Jr., Zoltan Hargitay and Tony Cimber.

Her albums include Jayne Mansfield: Shakespeare, Tchaikovsky & Me and Jayne Mansfield Busts Up Las Vegas. Her related genres: Country and Pop music.

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Michael Dahlquist

Michael Dahlquist (December 22, 1965 Seattle-July 14, 2005 Skokie) was an American , .

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Dottie West

Dottie West (October 11, 1932 McMinnville-September 4, 1991 Nashville) also known as Dorothy Marie Marsh or West, Dottie was an American singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter and actor. She had one child, Shelly West.

Her albums: The Essential Dottie West, Country and West, Dottie Sings Eddy, Wild West, Are You Happy Baby: The Collection, Classics, Every Time Two Fools Collide, Dottie West: Greatest Hits, Suffer Time and High Times. Her related genres: Nashville sound, Country pop and Country.

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Michael Hedges

Michael Hedges (December 31, 1953 Sacramento-December 2, 1997 Mendocino County) also known as Hedges, Michael or Michael Alden Hedges was an American musician, composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter.

His albums: Live on the Double Planet, Strings of Steel, Oracle, The Best of Michael Hedges, Beyond Boundaries: Guitar Solos, 1981-03-20: Live at Singers Alley: Ellicott City, MD, USA (disc 1), The Road To Return, Torched, Taproot and Watching My Life Go By. Genres related to him: World music, New-age music, Fingerstyle guitar and New Acoustic Music.

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Lou Busch

Lou Busch (July 18, 1910 Louisville-September 19, 1979 Camarillo) also known as Busch, Lou, Joe "Fingers" Carr, Joe Carr, Louis Ferdinand Bush, Louis Ferdinand Busch, Joe \"Fingers\" Carr, Joe Fingers Carr or Carr, Joe "Fingers" was an American musician and songwriter. He had one child, Deborah Whiting.

Discography: Honky-Tonk Piano, The Barky Roll Stomp and The Happy Sound. His related genres: Jazz.

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Berry Oakley

Berry Oakley (April 4, 1948 Chicago-November 11, 1972 Macon) a.k.a. Oakley, Berry was an American musician and bassist. He had one child, Berry Duane Oakley.

His related genres: Rock music.

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James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson (June 17, 1871 Jacksonville-June 26, 1938 Wiscasset) was an American novelist, writer, poet and author.

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David Wayne

David Wayne (January 1, 1958 Renton-May 10, 2005 Tacoma) was an American singer, musician and songwriter.

Genres: Heavy metal, Speed metal, Thrash metal and Power metal.

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Ruda Real

Ruda Real (June 5, 1977-January 29, 2006) was an American singer and musician.

Genres he performed: Southern hip hop and Rhythm and blues.

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Stiv Bators

Stiv Bators (October 22, 1949 Youngstown-June 4, 1990 Paris) a.k.a. Stiv Bator, Bators, Stiv or Stivan John Bators was an American composer, actor, guitarist, singer and musician.

His albums include L.A. L.A., Disconnected, Not That Way Anymore, It’s Cold Outside and Last Race. Genres he performed: Punk rock, Gothic rock and Post-punk.

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Johnny Horton

Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925 Los Angeles-November 5, 1960 Milano) also known as John Gale Horton or Horton, Johnny was an American singer and composer.

Discography: Johnny Horton 1956-1960, 16 Biggest Hits, America Remembers... Johnny Horton, American Originals, Johnny Horton Makes History, The Spectacular Johnny Horton, Country Legend, I Don't Like I Did / I'm a One-Woman Man, Golden Sounds of Country Music and The Early Years. Genres he performed: Country, Folk music and Rockabilly.

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Rushton Moreve

Rushton Moreve (November 6, 1948 Los Angeles-July 1, 1981 Los Angeles) also known as John Russell Morgan was an American musician, songwriter and bassist.

Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Psychedelic rock and Acid rock.

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Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 Chattanooga-September 26, 1937 Clarksdale) a.k.a. Smith, Bessie, bessie_smith, Elizabeth Smith or Empress of the Blues was an American singer and actor.

Her discography includes: Great Original Performances: 1925-1933, 1923-1933 Empress of the Blues, The Essential Bessie Smith, Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Bessie Smith, Greatest Hits, Bessie Smith: The Greatest Blues Singer in the World, Empress of the Blues, The Collection, The Complete Recordings, Volume 1 and The Complete Recordings, Volume 2. Her related genres: Jazz and Blues.

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Dottie Rambo

Dottie Rambo (March 2, 1934 Madisonville-May 11, 2008 Mount Vernon) also known as Rambo, Dottie was an American singer-songwriter and singer.

Her albums: Down by the Creek Bank. Genres she performed include Southern gospel and Christian music.

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D. Boon

D. Boon (April 1, 1958 Napa-December 22, 1985 Tucson) also known as D Boon or Boon, D was an American songwriter, singer, musician, record producer and guitarist.

His discography includes: D. Boon and Friends. Genres: Alternative rock and Punk rock.

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Adán Sánchez

Adán Sánchez (April 14, 1984 Torrance-March 27, 2004 Sinaloa) also known as Adan Chalino Sanchez, Adan Sanchez or Sanchez, Adan Chalino was an American singer and songwriter.

Discography: La Corona de Mi Padre, Mis Verdaderos Amigos, Amor y Lágrimas, Adios Amigo del Alma, , , , Homenaje a Mi Padre, and . His related genres: Ranchera.

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Andy DeMize

Andy DeMize (March 11, 1983 Hacienda Heights-January 11, 2009) otherwise known as Andrew Martinez or Andrew Drake Martinez was an American drummer and musician.

Genres: Psychobilly, Rockabilly and Punk rock.

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Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson (March 31, 1878 Galveston-June 10, 1946 Franklinton) also known as Arthur John Johnson, John Arthur Johnson, Galveston Giant, Lil' Arthur, The Galveston Giant, John Arthur ("Jack") Johnson or Johnson, Jack was an American professional boxer and actor.

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Rev. Timothy Wright

Rev. Timothy Wright (June 17, 1947 Brooklyn-April 24, 2009 Veterans Affairs Medical Center) also known as Reverend Timothy Wright or Timothy Wright was an American pastor and musician. He had two children, David Wright and Danny Wright.

His most recognized albums: Come Thou Almighty King, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus and Timothy Wright & London Fellowship (live in London). His related genres: Gospel music.

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Sherman Walt

Sherman Walt (August 22, 1923 Virginia-October 26, 1989 Brookline) was an American bassoonist and musician.

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Jesse Belvin

Jesse Belvin (December 15, 1932 San Antonio-February 6, 1960 Arkansas) also known as Jesse Lorenzo Belvin was an American singer, pianist and songwriter.

His most well known albums: Golden Classics.

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Justin Mentell

Justin Mentell (December 16, 1982 Austin-February 1, 2010 Mineral Point) a.k.a. Jtell, J, Just or Justin Michael Mentell was an American actor.

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Amie Comeaux

Amie Comeaux (December 4, 1976 Brusly-December 21, 1997) also known as Comeaux, Amie was an American singer.

Her discography includes: Moving Out. Genres: Country.

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David Prater

David Prater (May 9, 1937 Ocilla-April 9, 1988 Sycamore) also known as Prater, David was an American singer.

Genres he performed: Rhythm and blues.

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Roger Patterson

Roger Patterson (February 11, 1968-February 12, 1991) a.k.a. Patterson, Roger was an American , .

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James Dean

James Dean (February 8, 1931 Marion-September 30, 1955 Cholame) a.k.a. James Byron Dean, Jimmy Dean, JD, Jim, Jimmy or "One-Speed Dean" was an American actor.

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Ryan Dunn

Ryan Dunn (June 11, 1977 Medina-June 20, 2011 West Goshen Township) a.k.a. Ryan Matthew Dunn, Random Hero, Plugs, Prima Dunna, Cryin' Ryan, Ryan Dunn a.k.a. Random Hero or Ryan Dunn aka Plugs was an American stunt performer, actor, film producer and tv personality.

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Call Cobbs, Jr.

Call Cobbs, Jr. (June 30, 1911-September 21, 1971) a.k.a. Cobbs, Call or Call Cobbs was an American musician.

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