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Legendary rocker Daevid Allen dies

Rocker Daevid Allen, the legendary founder of the band Soft Machine died Friday at age 77. Described as a “poet, philosopher and performance artist,” the Australia native is said to have “defined the spirit of globalist, free-thinking hippiedom.”

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  • Daevid Allen - Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daevid_Allen

    Christopher David Allen (13 January 1938 – 13 March 2015), known as Daevid Allen, sometimes credited as Divided Alien, was an Australian poet, guitarist, singer, composer and performance artist.He was co-founder of the psychedelic rock groups Soft Machine (in the UK, 1966) and Gong (in France, 1967).

  • Gong founder Daevid Allen has died, aged 77 | Music | The ...

    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/mar/13/gong-founder-daevid...

    Daevid Allen, the leader of the legendary prog-jazz eccentrics Gong, has died aged 77. The news was confirmed on the Facebook page of Allen’s son, Orlando Monday Allen.

  • Daevid Allen, Guitarist and Singer in Progressive Rock ...

    https://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/17/arts/music/daevid-allen...

    Daevid Allen, an eccentric Australian-born guitarist, singer and poet who was an original member of the psychedelic rock group the Soft Machine and went on to found Gong, an aggressively avant ...

  • Daevid Allen dead at 77 | Louder

    https://www.loudersound.com/news/daevid-allen-gong-dead-at-77

    Daevid Allen dead at 77. By Martin Kielty (Louder) 2015-03-13T08:43:00.710Z Louder Gong icon passes away weeks after reporting he had 6 months to live. Shares. Gong icon Daevid Allen has died at the age of 77, just weeks after he announced he’d been given six months to live.

  • Gong Founder Daevid Allen Dies - ultimateclassicrock.com

    https://ultimateclassicrock.com/daevid-allen-dies

    Daevid Allen, the Australian-born co-founder of Gong also known for his work with Soft Machine and as a solo artist, is dead after a bout with cancer. He was 77. He was 77.

  • Daevid Allen obituary | Music | The Guardian

    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/mar/13/daevid-allen

    Founder member of the psychedelic rock groups Soft Machine and Gong

  • Gong, Soft Machine Founder Daevid Allen Dead at 77 ...

    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/gong-soft-machine...

    Daevid Allen, a founding member of the influential jazz outfit Soft Machine and the driving force behind the prog-rock group Gong, has died at 77.

  • Daevid Allen dies aged 77 - Uncut

    https://www.uncut.co.uk/news/daevid-allen-dies-aged-77-67103

    Daevid Allen has died aged 77. The Guardian reports that Allen’s son, Orlando Monday Allen, confirmed the news earlier on Facebook. Allen, the leader of the prog-jazz group Gong, had been ...

  • Daevid Allen, prog-rock innovator - obituary - Telegraph

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11469764/Daevid-Allen...

    Daevid Allen, the Australian guitarist and founder of Gong, who has died aged 77, played a prominent role in the British avant-garde rock movement of the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Gong (band) - Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gong_(band)

    Daevid Allen's guitar playing was influenced by Syd Barrett. Mythology. Gong playing Hyde Park, 29 June 1974. The Gong mythology is a humorous collection of recurring characters and allegorical themes which permeate the albums of Gong and Daevid Allen, and to a lesser extent the early works of Steve Hillage. The ...

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