American music stars died in Firearm

Here are 17 famous musicians from United States of America died in Firearm:

Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke (January 22, 1931 Clarksdale-December 11, 1964 Hacienda Motel) also known as Sam Cook or Samuel Cook was an American singer, entrepreneur and singer-songwriter. He had one child, Linda Womack.

His albums include At the Copa, The Man Who Invented Soul, Sam Cooke 20 Great Hits, 20 Greatest Hits, All Hits, Greatest, Hits!, Keep Movin' On, Portrait of a Legend 1951–1964 and Sam Cooke with The Soul Stirrers. Genres related to him: Gospel music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Pop music and Jazz.

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Walter Scott

Walter Scott (February 7, 1943 St. Louis-December 27, 1983 Saint Peters) also known as Scott, Walter was an American singer.

He was the lead singer of the popular R&B group The Whispers, which he co-founded in 1963. With Scott's distinctive high tenor voice, The Whispers achieved numerous hits throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including "And the Beat Goes On" and "Rock Steady". Scott was also a prolific songwriter, contributing to many of the group's biggest hits. He continued to perform with The Whispers until his death in 1983 at the age of 40 due to complications from diabetes.

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Scrapper Blackwell

Scrapper Blackwell (February 21, 1903 North Carolina-October 7, 1962 Indianapolis) also known as Blackwell, Scrapper was an American , .

His albums include Blues Before Sunrise, No Good Woman Blues / Alley Sally Blues, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 1: 1928–1932, Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 1934–1958, Mr. Scrapper's Blues and Elegia: Virtuoso Guitar Music From Brasil. Genres he performed include Chicago blues and Piedmont blues.

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Al Jackson, Jr.

Al Jackson, Jr. (November 27, 1935 Memphis-October 1, 1975 Memphis) otherwise known as Jackson, Al, Jr. was an American drummer and musician.

Genres he performed include Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Funk and Memphis soul.

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Felix Pappalardi

Felix Pappalardi (December 30, 1939 The Bronx-April 17, 1983 Manhattan) also known as Pappalardi, Felix was an American record producer, songwriter and singer.

Genres related to him: Rock music, Hard rock and Blues rock.

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Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy (November 20, 1925 Brookline-June 6, 1968 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Robert Kennedy, RFK, Bobby Kennedy, Robert Francis Kennedy, R.F.K., Bobby, Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, Senator Robert Kennedy, Senator Robert Kennedy of New York or Kennedy, Robert F. was an American lawyer, politician and writer. His children are David A. Kennedy, Kerry Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Rory Kennedy, Courtney Kennedy Hill, Christopher G. Kennedy, Max Kennedy, Douglas Harriman Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy II and Kathleen Kennedy Townsend.

Robert F. Kennedy was the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and served as Attorney General in his brother's administration. He later served as a United States Senator from New York. Robert F. Kennedy was known for his advocacy for civil rights, particularly for African Americans and other minorities. He was also a vocal opponent of the Vietnam War. He ran for president in 1968, but was assassinated in Los Angeles just after winning the California primary. His death was a devastating blow to the country and many Americans felt that they had lost a great leader.

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David "Stringbean" Akeman

David "Stringbean" Akeman (June 17, 1916 Annville-November 10, 1973 Ridgetop) a.k.a. Stringbean was an American artist and musician.

Discography: Front Porch Funnies. Genres he performed include Country.

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Big Hawk

Big Hawk (November 15, 1969 Houston-May 1, 2006) a.k.a. H.A.W.K. was an American rapper.

His most well known albums: Under Hawk's Wings, Endangered Species, Wreckin' 2004, Since The Gray Tapes Vol. 3, Still Wreckin', Hawk and Since The Grey Tapes, Vol. 4. Genres: Southern hip hop, Rhythm and blues and Chopped and screwed.

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Jason Mizell

Jason Mizell (January 21, 1965 Brooklyn-October 30, 2002 Jamaica) also known as Jam Master Jay, Jason Mitzell, Jam Master Funk, Jason 'Jam Master Jay' Mizell, Jay, Jamaster J, Jam-Master Jay, DJ Jazzy Jase or Jason William Mizell was an American disc jockey, musician, rapper and actor.

Genres related to him: Rapcore, East Coast hip hop, Rock and roll, Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Rap rock, Garage rock and Golden age hip hop.

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Dimebag Darrell

Dimebag Darrell (August 20, 1966 Arlington-December 8, 2004 Columbus) a.k.a. Diamond Darrell, Dimebag from Pantera, Pantera - Dimebag, Lance Abbott or Darrell Abbott was an American musician, songwriter and guitarist.

Genres he performed include Heavy metal, Groove metal, Thrash metal, Hard rock, Glam metal and Southern rock.

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Huey P. Newton

Huey P. Newton (February 17, 1942 Monroe-August 22, 1989 Oakland) also known as Huey Newton or Newton, Huey was an American political activist.

He is best known as one of the co-founders of the Black Panther Party, a revolutionary political organization in the 1960s that aimed to protect African American communities from police brutality and promote self-sufficiency. Newton was a powerful speaker and writer, and his ideas about black liberation and self-defense had a major impact on the Civil Rights Movement. He faced legal troubles throughout his life and spent time in prison, but he continued to advocate for social justice and create change until his untimely death at the age of 47.

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Terry Kath

Terry Kath (January 31, 1946 Chicago-January 23, 1978 Woodland Hills) also known as Kath, Terry or Terry Alan Kath was an American guitarist, musician and songwriter. His child is Michelle Kath.

Genres he performed: Rock music, Blues rock and Hard rock.

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Bobby Bloom

Bobby Bloom (January 15, 1946-February 28, 1974) also known as Robert Bloom or Bloom, Bobby was an American musician, singer-songwriter and songwriter.

His albums include Count on Me / Was I Dreamin', Love, Don't Let Me Down / Where Is the Woman and Montego Bay. Genres he performed include Pop music, Rock music and Calypso music.

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Barry Sadler

Barry Sadler (November 1, 1940 Carlsbad-November 5, 1989 Guatemala City) a.k.a. SSgt Barry Sadler, SSG Barry Sadler USASF, Sgt. Barry Sadler, Sadler, Barry, SSG Barry Sadler or SGT Barry Sadler was an American novelist, singer, writer and songwriter.

His most recognized albums: Ballads of the Green Berets and Military Songs.

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Fat Pat

Fat Pat (December 4, 1970 Houston-February 3, 1998 Houston) also known as Patrick Lamark Hawkins was an American rapper.

His albums include Throwed in da Game, Fat Pat's Greatest Hits, Bright Lights, Big City, I Had a Ghetto Dream, Since The Gray Tapes Vol. 2, Ghetto Dreams and Since The Gray Tapes. Genres: Southern hip hop and Hip hop music.

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Mary Kay Bergman

Mary Kay Bergman (June 5, 1961 Los Angeles-November 11, 1999 Venice) also known as Shelley Marsh, Stan's Sister, Sharon Marsh, Sheila Broflovski, Wendy Testaburger, Liane Cartman, Ms. McCormick, Shannen Cassidy, Mary-Kay Bergman, Mark Kay Bergman or Shannon Cassidy was an American voice actor, teacher, actor and comedian.

Bergman was known for providing voiceover work for numerous popular animated series, such as "South Park," "The Simpsons," "Hey Arnold!," "The Fairly OddParents," and "Extreme Ghostbusters." She was highly regarded for her ability to perform various accents and impersonations, which earned her roles in video games and commercial advertisements as well. Bergman was a graduate of UCLA and later went on to teach voice acting at the university. Despite her success, Bergman struggled with depression and tragically took her own life in 1999 at the age of 38. Her death sent shockwaves through the voice acting community and led to increased awareness of mental health issues in the entertainment industry.

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Yaki Kadafi

Yaki Kadafi (October 9, 1977 Irvington-November 10, 1996 East Orange) a.k.a. Yafeu Fula, Yafeu Akiyele Fula or Yak was an American rapper.

His albums include Son Rize Vol. 1, All About U and Who Do U Believe In. Genres: Gangsta rap, Hip hop music and Hip Hop.

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