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Sat Dec 22, 2012, 07:19 AM

Iron Butterfly Bassist Lee Dorman Dead at 70

Another great soundmaker has been silenced.

Lee Dorman, bassist for proto-metal rockers Iron Butterfly, died today at his home in Orange County, Calif.. He was 70.

The county coroner's office tells E! News that Dorman, who had a history of heart trouble, was found in his car at around 9 a.m., dead of what appeared to be natural causes.

Iron Butterfly's biggest hit was the 1968 jamfest "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida," off the album of the same name, and Dorman's booming bass figures prominently in the classic tune. Buoyed by its 17-minute title track, more than 30 million copies of In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida have been sold over the years.

Link: http://www.eonline.com/news/373678/iron-butterfly-bassist-lee-dorman-dead-at-70

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Sat Dec 22, 2012, 01:25 PM

1. I love that song!








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