10 Years Ago Today – Arthur Lee of Love Dies at 61(Watch “Good Times” Live’70)

10 years ago today (8/3/06) Arthur Lee singer and guitarist of the influential 1960s band Love died in Memphis at the age of 61 following a battle with acute myeloid leukaemia. He called himself the “first black hippie” and formed Love in Los Angeles in 1965. Best known for the critically revered 1967 album, Forever Changes, Love would come to be praised by critics as one of the finest and most important American rock groups of their era. Watch Arthur Lee and Love perform “Good Times” live in 1970.

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