40 Years Ago Today – Lowell George Dies at 34 (Watch “Rocket In My Pocket” Live)

40 years ago today (6/29/79) American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Lowell George died of a heart attack at age 34. The Little Feat front man was found dead at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. George joined Zappa’s Mothers of Invention as a rhythm guitarist in 1968, played guitar on John Cale’s 1973 album Paris 1919, Harry Nilsson’s Son of Schmilsson album and Jackson Browne’s The Pretender. Little Feat, however, was the pinnacle for George as his work with the band made em the premiere rock boogie ensemble. Watch Little Feat perform “Rocket In My Pocket” live in the 70’s…

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