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Dino Valenti

Dino Valenti Originally slated to be the bands lead singer Dino Valenti joined Quicksilver Messenger Service after he got out of jail in the late sixties. Abandoning the loose-knit jam format that was the groups trademark, he took the band … Continue reading

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Rob Tyner

Rob Tyner Fred “Sonic” Smith Rob Tyner and Fred “Sonic” Smith were members of the group “MC5” (Motor City Five). The “MC5” were radical rock-n-roll revolutionaries who took left-wing politics and the whole anti-establishment movement of the late-sixties very seriously. … Continue reading

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Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh Peter Tosh was a reggae musician who once played with Bob Marley and the Wailers. In the mid-seventies he went solo and released “Legalize It”. The album cover showed him sucking on a pipe in a huge field … Continue reading

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Steve Took

Steve Took Steve Took was Marc Bolan’s right hand man providing percussion for “T. Rex” who enjoyed brief superstardom in the early 70’s. Steve Took had just gotten a healthy royalty check, which meant he could by drugs. He took … Continue reading

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