Artists who died in / bands disbanded in 1984

Artist Active Genre & Styles
Marvin Gaye 1950s - 1980s R&B, Motown, Soul, Smooth Soul, Quiet Storm, Funk, AM Pop, Pop-Soul, Early R&B, Blaxploitation
Count Basie 1920s - 1980s Jazz, Big Band, Swing, Jazz Instrument, Piano Blues, Piano Jazz
Jackie Wilson 1950s - 1970s R&B, Chicago Soul, Early R&B, Soul, Pop-Soul, Uptown Soul
Ernest Tubb 1930s - 1980s Country, Honky Tonk, Traditional Country
Ethel Merman 1930s - 1980s Vocal, Stage & Screen, Traditional Pop, Vaudeville, Cast Recordings, Show Tunes, Vocal Music, American Popular Song, Show/Musical, Disco
Machito 1920s - 1980s Latin, Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cuban Jazz, Cuban Traditions, Global Jazz, Latin Jazz, Mambo, Afro-Cuban, Latin Big Band, Modern Big Band, Son
Steve Goodman 1960s - 1980s Folk, Pop/Rock, Country, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Folk-Pop
Red Garland 1940s - 1980s Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz, Post-Bop, Straight-Ahead Jazz
Percy Mayfield 1940s - 1960s R&B, Blues, Early R&B, Piano Blues, Regional Blues, Soul, Urban Blues, West Coast Blues
Heatwave 1970s - 1980s R&B, Disco, Soul, Quiet Storm, Contemporary R&B, Smooth Soul, Funk
The Raincoats 1970s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Punk, Punk/New Wave
Alberta Hunter 1910s - 1980s Blues, Vocal, Jazz, Classic Female Blues, Standards, Jazz Blues
Collin Walcott 1960s - 1980s Jazz, Global Jazz, Post-Bop, Avant-Garde Music
Tommy Tutone 1970s - 2020s Pop/Rock, Album Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, New Wave, Power Pop, Punk/New Wave
Trouble Funk 1970s - 2010s R&B, Go-Go, Funk
Joseph Spence 1950s - 1980s Folk, International, Blues, Finger-Picked Guitar, Songster, Acoustic Blues, Bahamian, Caribbean Traditions, Field Recordings, International Folk, Regional Blues, Sea Shanties
Switch 1970s - 2020s R&B, Funk, Soul, Quiet Storm, Contemporary R&B
Teddy Reig 1940s - 1960s Jazz, Classical, Bop, Big Band, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz, Chamber Music
Altered Images 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, New Wave, Punk/New Wave, Sophisti-Pop
Visage 1970s - 2010s Pop/Rock, New Romantic, New Wave, Punk/New Wave, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Punk, Synth Pop
The Waitresses 1970s - 1980s Pop/Rock, New Wave, Punk/New Wave
Romeo Void 1970s - 1980s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, New Wave, Post-Punk, Punk/New Wave, Dance-Rock
Trio 1980s Pop/Rock, New Wave, Punk/New Wave, Contemporary Pop/Rock
Trust 1980s - 2020s Pop/Rock, International, Heavy Metal, French, Western European Traditions
Jan Peerce 1930s - 1970s Classical, International, Vocal Music, Opera, Jewish Music
M 1970s - 1980s Pop/Rock, New Wave, Synth Pop, Art Rock
Fernando Corena 1950s - 1970s Classical, Opera
Moe Bandy & Joe Stampley 1970s - 1980s Country, Truck Driving Country, Contemporary Country, Honky Tonk, Traditional Country, Outlaw Country
Tito Gobbi Classical, Opera
Leonard Rose 1940s - 1970s Classical, Chamber Music, Concerto
Bobby & the Midnites 1980s Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll
The Flying Lizards 1970s - 1980s Pop/Rock, Avant-Garde, Experimental Electronic, New Wave, Punk/New Wave, Experimental Rock, Post-Punk, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
The Members 1970s - 2020s Pop/Rock, British Punk, Punk, Punk/New Wave, New Wave, Ska Revival
The Plastic People of the Universe 1970s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Proto-Punk, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Experimental
Marcel Moyse 1920s - 1970s Classical, Chamber Music, Concerto, Orchestral
Pierre Cochereau 1950s - 1980s Classical, Keyboard
Planet Patrol 1980s - 2000s R&B, Club/Dance, Electro, Contemporary R&B
Georges Thill Classical, Opera, Vocal Music
Gerhard Hüsch 1920s - 1940s Classical, Opera, Vocal Music
Ralph Kirkpatrick 1930s - 1960s Classical, Keyboard, Concerto
The Units 1970s - 1980s Pop/Rock, New Wave, Punk/New Wave
The Milkshakes 1980s - 1990s Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Garage Rock Revival
Fikret Amirov Classical, Chamber Music, Keyboard, Orchestral
Arabesque 1970s - 2000s Pop/Rock, Euro-Pop, Dance-Pop, Disco, Club/Dance, Euro-Dance, Euro-Disco
Big Boys 1970s - 1980s Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, American Underground, Hardcore Punk, Punk/New Wave, Skatepunk
János Ferencsik 1970s Classical, Orchestral, Opera, Symphony, Choral
Joe Heaney 1960s - 1980s International, Classical, Avant-Garde Music, Traditional Irish Folk, Celtic
Luke Kelly 1960s - 1980s International, Drinking Songs, Celtic Pop, Traditional Celtic, Traditional Irish Folk, Celtic, Celtic Folk
Blue Rondo a la Turk 1980s Pop/Rock
Count Basie & His Orchestra 1930s - 1980s Jazz, Big Band, Swing