7 Black Musicians Who Died of AIDS [PHOTOS]
Lonnie Pitchford was a Blues musician from Lexington, Miss. A protégé of blues guitarist, Robert Lockwood Jr., Pitchford released his debut album All Round Man in 1994. Skilled in electric and acoustic guitar, the piano, double bass, and harmonica, Leixgton died from AIDS in 1994, one month after his 43rd birthday. His headstone was paid for by musician, John Fogerty.