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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