Gong, Soft Machine Founder Daevid Allen Dead at 77

Daevid Allen, a founding member of the influential jazz outfit Soft Machine and the driving force behind the prog-rock group Gong, died on Friday¬†following a battle with cancer. He was 77. “Daevid passed peacefully in Australia today, Friday 13th at 1.05pm, surrounded by his boys,” a message posted on the…

Source: RollingStone
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