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Don "Sugarcane" Harris, 1939-1999

Dave Laing, Guardian, The, 3 January 2000

THE JAZZ, BLUES and rock violinist Don "Sugarcane" Harris, who has died of pulmonary illness aged 61, played on four of Frank Zappa's albums, including Hot Rats and Weasels Ripped My Flesh; performed with Little Richard's band in the early 60s; and, with his lifelong friend, the pianist Dewey Terry, worked as Don & Dewey from the '50s on.

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