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Michael Davis, Bassist for MC5, Dead at 68

MC5 Group Shot
MC5: Michael Davis is on the Far Right

Michael Davis, the bassist of influential late 1960s rock band MC5, has passed away due to liver failure, his wife announced on Saturday, February 18th. He was 68 years old. Davis’ death leaves Guitarist Wayne Kramer and Drummer Dennis Thompson as the band’s only surviving original members. More information on what Davis was up to in recent years is available at This Link. RIP, Michael.

Remembering Rob Tyner of the MC5

On This Date, September 17th, In 1991: Rob “Robin” Tyner (born Robert Derminer), lead singer of the MC5 died of a heart attack in the seat of his parked car in his hometown of Berkley, Michigan. He was 46 years old. Kick out the Jams, Rob.

Happy Birthday, Wayne Kramer!

Kick Out the Jams, Motherfucker! (Image Source)

Wayne Kramer, best known as the guitarist for MC5, was born on this date, April 30th, in 1948. Happy Birthday, Wayne!!