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"Rock and roll music," Frank Sinatra once said, "is the most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear." Thankfully, not everyone shares his opinion. The rise of youth culture saw rock music become perhaps the most vital artform of the late 20th century, and its influence continues today. This memorial site was created to celebrate musical legends who still keep us rocking.
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Remembering the life, death and rock 'n' roll legacy of Larry Taylor

Larry Taylor was the bassist for the blues boogie rock band Canned Heat from 1967 until 1970, performing a legendary set with the band at the original Woodstock. He started as a teenager touring with Jerry Lee Lewis, then became a regular studio bass player for the Monkees. He played bass on many of the Monkees hit songs including “Last Train to Clarksville,” “Valleri,” and “Words.” Taylor played on many of Tom Waits records and toured with him playing upright bass. We invite you to...
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