Paul Kossoff

Paul Kossoff Biography

English guitarist and songwriter, born 14 Sep 1950 in North London.

Playing with Black Cat Bones at the age of 15 he met drummer & future Free bandmate Simon Kirke.

Kossoff is best known for his work with English heavies Free (April 1968-72).

Amid session work, he followed with a solo release, 1973's Back Street Crawler, and the forming of the short lived Back Street Crawler in 1975.

He died 19 Mar 1976 from a drug-related heart problem on a flight from Los Angeles to New York.





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