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2013 – Highlights – Deceased

Kevin Ayers died 18 February 2013, 68 years old, in his home in the village of Montolieu France.
Ayers was an major force in the English psychedelic movement. A founding member of the pioneering psychedelic band Soft Machine, associated with the Canterbury Scene. After their first album he left the band, but continued with solo works and made 16 albums between 1969 and 2007.
The clip is the opening track from “Whatevershebringswesing” 1971 with the later so prominent Mike Oldfield’s on bass.