DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Bobby Pickett (aged 69)
American musician and novelty hit record artist
Robert George Pickett (February 11, 1938 – April 25, 2007), known by the pen name Bobby “Boris” Pickett, was an American singer, songwriter, actor and comedian known for co-writing and performing the 1962 hit novelty song “Monster Mash.”
DEATH: On April 25, 2007, Pickett died in Los Angeles, California from leukemia at the age of 69. The May 13, 2007, episode of the Dr. Demento show, featured a documentary retrospective of Pickett’s work.