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Johnny Thunders

Johnny Thunders Billy Murcia Johnny Thunders and Billy Murcia were members of the early seventies “glitter rock” group “The New York Dolls”. The group dared to go were no band had gone before, they wore heavy make-up and dressed in … Continue reading

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Gary Thain

Gary Thain David Byron David Byron was lead singer and Gary Thain bass player for “Uriah Heep” (named after a Charles Dickens character in “Tales of Two Cities”) , who enjoyed their biggest success in the early seventies. In 1972 … Continue reading

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Joe Tex

Joe Tex Joe Tex was a journeyman “soul singer” thru-out the sixties who hit in 1972 with the single “I Gotcha”. He eventually became a muslim and converted his last name to Hassiez. He died in 1982 of a heart … Continue reading

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Screaming Lord Sutch

Screaming Lord Sutch “Screaming Lord Sutch” was a rock and roll kook from England who had ties to the great musicians of the time and was known for his outrageous stage show. In 1970 he released “Lord Sutch and Heavy … Continue reading

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