John Densmore


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  • 4 months ago | Environment

    I was born in Santa Monica in 1944 (my mom was born here, too — 1904), and I've never experienced how hot at night it was the other night. I mean, lying in bed sweating at 11 p.m. because it's still 80 degrees is not Southern California weather.

  • 4 months ago | Education

    Years ago, I started a fund for Native American students and one for African-Americans. I tell you this not to toot my own horn, but to underline that in my opinion — people of color are the soul of America. The oppression they've endured, and s...

  • 11 months ago | First Person

    I knew the singer and drummer were connected, but …  this was the coolest!

  • 1 year ago | Goodbye

    After becoming a fan of Shepard's work in the '80s, Densmore followed the playwright's career closely — and tried several times to connect, one drummer to another.


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