March 9, 2009

2007 – Brad Delp of Boston commits suicide in his Atkinson, N.H., home. He is 55.

2005 – Country singer Chris LeDoux dies of cancer in Casper, Wy. He is 56.

2005 – George Scott of the Blind Boys of Alabama, dies at his home in Durham, N.C., of complications from diabetes. He is 75.

1997 – The Notorious B.I.G. dies after being shot while stopped at a red light after a party in Los Angeles. He is 24.

1987 – Rapper Bow Wow (Shad Gregory Moss) is born in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

1981 – Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory is born in Pompano Beach, Fla.

1975 – Elvis Presley begins his final recording session at RCA’s Hollywood studios.

1972 – James Taylor, Carole King and Barbra Streisand perform a benefit concert for Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern.

1958 – Martin Fry of ABC is born in Manchester, England.

1948 – Jeffrey Osborne of L.T.D. is born in Providence, R.I.

1948 – Jimmie Fadden of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is born in Long Beach, Calif.

1945 – Robin Trower of Procol Harum is born in London.

1944 – Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere and the Raiders is born in Eugene, Ore.

1944 – Gary Walker (Gary Leeds) of the Walker Brothers is born in Glendale, Calif.

1933 – Rock & roll singer Lloyd Price is born in Kenner, La.