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 Buddy Miles

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Buddy Miles

  • Birth 5 Sep 1947
  • Death 26 Feb 2008
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Ashes scattered in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska
  • Memorial ID 24935439

Musician. Born George Allen Miles Jr., he was a drummer and vocalist who performed with some of the greatest names in music for over four decades. He was best known for his collaboration with guitarist Jimi Hendrix and bassest Billy Cox for the group "Band of Gypsys" in 1969. He was a founding member of the 1960s band "Electric Flag" and fronted his own group, "The Buddy Miles Express" which had the hit single "Them Changes". During his career he recorded more than 70 albums and performed with artists to include Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Neil Young. He also produced and performed commercials for Cadillac, Harley Davidson and was the voice on California Raisins commercials.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 28 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24935439
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Buddy Miles (5 Sep 1947–26 Feb 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24935439, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Ashes scattered in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska.