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On January 11, 2005.

On January 11, 2005, Spencer Dryden died aged 66. He was musician (drums) member of The Ashes (later The Peanut Butter Conspiracy), The Dinosaurs, New Riders of the Purple Sage, but best known as drummer of Jefferson Airplane. Dryden was Charlie Chaplin nephew.

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On October 2, 2017.

On October 2, 2017, Thomas Earl Petty aka Tom Petty, died aged 66. He was singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and record producer, best known as the leader and singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. He was also member and co-founder of the Traveling Wilburys and his early band Mudcrutch. Tom Petty has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling music artists of all time. In 2002, he was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.