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Ronnie Caldwell
Birth: 1948
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1967
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA

Musician. He was the organist for the 1960's Stax/Volt recording group, "The Bar-Kays." Originally know as "The Imperials," the group changed it's name to a mutated version of their favorite rum, "Bacardi." The group hit big in the spring of 1967 with the single "Soulfinger" and that same summer Otis Redding chose the young group as his backing band. While on tour with Redding in the winter of 1967, the plane carrying the band crashed into frozen Lake Monona near Madison, Wisconsin. Redding, along with Caldwell and fellow band members Phalon Jones, Jimmy King and Carl Cunningham were killed in the crash. (bio by: Kim Inboden) 
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Glendale Section
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kim Inboden
Record added: May 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11060270
Ronnie Caldwell
Added by: Kim Inboden
 
Ronnie Caldwell
Added by: Kim Inboden
 
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