Remembering Sandy Denny


1947 – 1978

On This Date, April 21st in 1978: Sandy Denny (born Alexandra Elene Maclean Denny) of the British folk rock band Fairport Convention died of a cerebral hemorrhage, one month after falling down a flight of stairs at a friend’s house. She was 31 years old.  Denny has the distinction of being the only guest singer, ever, on a Led Zeppelin album, having contributed co-vocals with Robert Plant on Led Zeppelin IV’s “Battle of Evermore.”

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