Saturday, July 25, 2009

John "Marmaduke" Dawson, a founder of the New Riders of the Purple Sage, dies at 64

John "Marmaduke" Dawson, a founder of the New Riders of the Purple Sage and contributor to the Grateful Dead's seminal albums "Aoxomoxoa", "Workingman's Dead", and "American Beauty", passed away at age 64 on Wednesday. Thanks to Sam M., former "neighbor" of Marmaduke's in San Rafael CA, for bringing this article to my attention: http://www.marinij.com/marinnews/ci_12891386?IADID=Search-www.marinij.com-www.marinij.com.