Musicians who died in plane crashes
By Charles Fleming A look back at the accidents that killed several music legends. More: Celebrities who died young
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Stevie Ray Vaughan( Sony Music )
The gifted Texas guitar-slinger died in 1990 when a helicopter carrying him, members of his band Double Trouble, and members of fellow bluesman Eric Clapton's entourage went down near Chicago in heavy fog. Vaughn is best known for the wailing "The Sky is Crying."
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