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Real Gone: Sky Saxon

Kirk Silsbee, MOJO, September 2009

SKY SAXON, the colorful lead singer and sometime bassist of the Seeds, one of the great Sunset Strip bands of the 1960s, died June 25 in Texas, of undisclosed causes. After living in Hawaii for many years, Saxon–formerly Richard Marsh--briefly relocated to Austin before his death. While his exact birth date is not known, he was generally thought to be 71.

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