On this day in 1983, Blues legend Muddy Waters died in his sleep at his home in Westmont, Illinois, at age 68
On this day in 1970, Twiggs Lyndon, road manager for the Allman Brothers Band, was arrested for murder. He was eventually acquitted
Music journalist, author and musician Lester Bangs died on this day in 1982 of a heart attack aged 33
Soul singer Ben E. King died on this day in 2015
Today in 2008, Mariah Carey married actor Nick Cannon in the Bahamas
On this day in 1966, writer and folksinger Richard Fariña died as a result of a motorcycle accident after celebrating his wife, Mimi’s, 21st birthday.