Today is the last Tuesday in October. The last Tuesday means I give you (via Vera or Vera via me) a Tuesday Tunes post that celebrates those who departed in October. Not this October, mind you Some other October, from another year.
Oh! And look! Only two overdoses this month. October must be a "dryer" month, yes?
32 Feet And 8 Little Tails - Gene Autry (lymphoma)
Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver (plane crash)
Private Idaho - The B-52's (RIP Ricky Wilson, AIDS)
One Way Out - The Allman Brothers Band (RIP Duane Allman, motorcycle accident)
One Good Man - Janis Joplin (heroin overdose)
Soul One - Blind Melon (RIP Shannon Hoon, cocaine overdose)
King of the Road - Roger Miller (cancer)
Green Onions - Booker T. and The MG's (RIP Al Jackson Jr, murdered during home invasion)
Good Times Roll - The Cars (Benjamin Orr, cancer)
No Matter What - Badfinger (RIP Mike Gibbins, died in sleep at age 56)
Call Me the Breeze - Lynyrd Skynyrd (RIP Ronnie Van Zant, plane crash)
Between The Bars - Elliott Smith (suicide by self-inflicted stab wound)
Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford (liver disease)
Piano Concert n.1 in E minor, op 11 - Chopin (tuberculosis)