The British Royal Mail just unveiled a series of ten classic record covers made into stamps. The selection was based on the artwork, not the music, and includes the last record Brian Jones played on with the Rolling Stones, 1969’s Let It Bleed.
Dave Michael Alexander (“Zander”) Born: June 3, 1947, in Whitmore Lake, Michigan Died: February 10, 1975, in Ann Arbor, Michigan Band: The Stooges Dave was the original bassist for the proto-punk band The Stooges. Like the rest of The Sto
Robert Johnson Born: May 8, 1911, in Hazlehurst, Mississippi Died: August 16, 1938, in Greenwood, Mississippi Robert Johnson lived and died in relative obscurity. He was a rootless, restless, sly, street-smart, womanizing, whiskey-drinking hobo with
Jimi Hendrix Born: November 27, 1942, in Seattle, Washington Died: September 18, 1970, in a London hotel room Bands: The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Band of Gypsys The guitar was an extension of Jimi, a fifth limb he relied on as much as others would a
Brian Jones Born: February 28, 1942, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England Died: July 3, 1969, Hartfield, Sussex, England Band: The Rolling Stones. Also recorded the Master Musicians of Joujouka Brian was true rock royalty and in the early days, th