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Gary Thain Death – Electrocuted, Yes, But Not The True Cause

Tweet Gary Thain was born on May 15, 1948, and died on December 8, 1975 at the age of 27 years and 207 days. His death was the result of an overdose of heroin, an addiction that developed after he was electrocuted on stage a year before his death and began suffering from various health problems. Thain was primarily a bass player, but played guitar and sang as well. During most of his short life he was the bassist for the Keef Hartley Band and Uriah Heep, and toured all over the world as a professional musician. He was a … Continue reading

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