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Luther James Rabb

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Luther James Rabb Famous memorial

Birth
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Death
21 Jan 2006 (aged 63)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA GPS-Latitude: 34.090064, Longitude: -118.320847
Plot
Columbarium, 2nd floor south wall, T-3, N-6
Memorial ID
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Musician. Born the son of a minister, he learned to play music on his grandmother's piano. At 10 years of age he started playing the saxophone and went on to play sax for the "Velvetones," one of Jimi Hendrix early musical groups. He also played with "Emergency Exit," "Ballin'jack" and other Seattle based bands and later went on to play with "War" and "Santana." He also played for Lola Falana and in 1979 their album "Street Angel" was released on MCA Records. He was in an automobile accident in 1986 and sustained a neck injury that caused numbing in his hand and he lost his ability to play bass. In 2002, he suffered a stroke that paralyzed him from the chest down.
Musician. Born the son of a minister, he learned to play music on his grandmother's piano. At 10 years of age he started playing the saxophone and went on to play sax for the "Velvetones," one of Jimi Hendrix early musical groups. He also played with "Emergency Exit," "Ballin'jack" and other Seattle based bands and later went on to play with "War" and "Santana." He also played for Lola Falana and in 1979 their album "Street Angel" was released on MCA Records. He was in an automobile accident in 1986 and sustained a neck injury that caused numbing in his hand and he lost his ability to play bass. In 2002, he suffered a stroke that paralyzed him from the chest down.

Bio by: TLS


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: TLS
  • Added: Mar 11, 2006
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13592201/luther_james-rabb: accessed ), memorial page for Luther James Rabb (7 Sep 1942–21 Jan 2006), Find a Grave Memorial ID 13592201, citing Hollywood Forever, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.