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 Tommy Caldwell

Tommy Caldwell

Original Name Thomas Michael
Birth
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Death 28 Apr 1980 (aged 30)
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 11960 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, he was a bass guitar player and leader of the Southern rock group the "Marshall Tucker Band". In 1973, together with his brother guitar player Toy Caldwell, he formed the band which was signed to Capricorn Records. The group produced multiple gold records with hits to include "Fire on the Mountain", "Can't You See", "Heard It In a Love Song", "Take the Highway" and performed in arenas around the world. On April 22, 1980, while driving to the local YMCA in Spartanburg, his off-road jeep collided with another vehicle. He died a week later from his injuries.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11960
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tommy Caldwell (9 Nov 1949–28 Apr 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11960, citing Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .