Sunday, February 19, 2012

Scum News: MC5 bassist Michael Davis dies aged 68

Michael Davis, the bass player of the legendary as well as influential MC5, has died of liver failure at age 68. The announcement was made by his wife Angela Davis who said plans for a memorial were pending. Along with his wife Davis is also survived by their three sons and a daughter from a previous marriage. Davis died at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, California, on Friday following a month of treatment for liver disease.

I was a big fan of MC5, first getting into them back in the early 70's when I was a kid. Even to this day their music still electrifies the senses. What follows is the obligatory video music remembrance. This was always my favorite song by the MC5 although I liked all three of their LPs:

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