Spencer Charles Dryden (April 7, 1938 – January 11, 2005) was an American musician best known as drummer for Jefferson Airplane and New Riders of the Purple Sage. He also played with The Dinosaurs, and The Ashes (later known as The Peanut Butter Conspiracy). He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spencer_Dryden
Spencer Charles Dryden (April 7, 1938 – January 11, 2005) was an American musician best known as drummer for Jefferson Airplane and New Riders of the Purple Sage. He also played with The Dinosaurs, and The Ashes (later known as The Peanut Butter Conspiracy). He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
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Spencer Dryden was born on April 7, 1938 in New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Sally Mann and Jeannie Davis. He died on January 11, 2005 in Petaluma, California, USA.
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Spencer Dryden, American drummer (born April 7, 1938, New York, N.Y.—died Jan. 11, 2005, Petaluma, Calif.), helped create the sound of the psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane during its heyday in the late 1960s.
Jan 11, 2005 · Spencer Dryden was the drummer in the classic lineup of Jefferson Airplane, from the spring of 1966 until the winter of 1969-1970, and for most of that time was one of the three most well-known drummers on the San Francisco scene (along with the Grateful Dead 's Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart).
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) - Spencer Dryden, the drummer for legendary rock band the Jefferson Airplane, has died of cancer. He was 66. Dryden, who died at his home Tuesday, retired from performing 10...
Jan 13, 2005 · Spencer Dryden, the drummer for the Jefferson Airplane who once appeared with his group on the cover of Life magazine but had fallen on hard times, died Monday from cancer. He was 66 years old. Mr....
Jan 14, 2005 · Adam Sweeting Fri 14 Jan 2005 19.03 EST Drummers have often been regarded as lowly figures on the rock'n'roll totem pole, but Spencer Dryden, who has died of cancer aged 66, exerted a powerful...
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Jan 17, 2005 · Born in New York in 1938, Spencer Dryden was the son of Wheeler Dryden, a British actor who was Charlie Chaplin's half-brother, and his wife Alice, a ballet dancer. The Drydens moved to Los Angeles...
Jan 22, 2005 · A benefit concert last year featuring Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead and Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule raised $36,000 for Mr. Dryden, who had two hip replacement operations and was facing heart surgery at the time. His Petaluma home and all his possessions had been destroyed in a fire in September 2003. He learned he had stomach cancer last year.
Jan 14, 2005 · For their role in popularizing psychedelic rock, Dryden and his bandmates were elected into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. Singer Grace Slick remembered her former bandmate — and former...