Major Rockstar Dead!
One of the most colorful figures to lead the 60's garage/psychedelic movement, the legendary Sky Saxon passed away today in Austin, Texas. His band, the Seeds, were once a staple of the Sunset Strip before disbanding in 1967. They are probably best known for the hit "Pushing Too Hard". Sky was the singer and was often called "The American Mick Jagger". After the Seeds disbanded, Sky moved to Hawaii, joined a commune, changed his name to Sky "Sunshine" Saxon and was rumored to have multiple wives. He did attempt several comebacks with limited success. He was reported to be 63 years old.
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