6/27/1945 - 6/4/2013
Remembering the life, death and rock 'n' roll legacy of Joey Covington
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) - Former Jefferson Airplane drummer Joey Covington has died in a Palm Springs car crash.
A Riverside County coroner's report says the 67-year-old Palm Springs resident wasn't wearing a seat belt when his car hit a retaining wall at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. He died at the scene.
The Palm Springs Desert Sun (http://mydesert.co/111xyfm ) says police don't believe alcohol or drugs were involved.
A friend, Keith McCormick, tells the paper that Covington's wife,...