Yet another musician that should be well known and is not. Although, I did find out he is a favorite amongst the Police (band) crew when a copy of my book Everybody I Shot Is Dead was floating around backstage their Madison Square Garden gig a few years ago.
So, we are celebrating Alex Harvey's 80th birthday today and mourning the 33rd anniversary of his death which took place yesterday.
He was a genius at combining music and theater, creating stories and a through line for the concert. Here's the storytelling of Vambo.
Such a great guy.