Friday, July 3, 2015

July 3



On this date in 1971, Jim Morrison of The Doors was found dead in a bathtub in Paris, France at age 27


Today in 1969, Brian Jones drowned while under the influence of drugs and alcohol 
after taking a midnight swim in his pool, aged 27


Today in 1972, blues master Mississippi Fred McDowell died of cancer aged 68


On this day in 1973, Laurens Hammond the inventor of the Hammond organ died at age 73


Paul Barrere (Little Feat) was born on this day in 1948


The late session guitarist Tommy Tedesco was born on this date in 1930. 
He was described by "Guitar Player" magazine as the most recorded guitarist in history


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