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JAN 8: Sadly on this day in 1991, Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark was found dead by his girlfriend. His autopsy revealed that he had died from an overdose of prescription drugs and had a blood alcohol level of .30. Classic Rock Magazine ranked Clark No. 11 in their 2007 "100 Wildest Guitar Heros" list. RIP😢🎸 Birthday wishes go out to Robby Krieger of The Doors (73), Steve Garvey of the Buzzcocks (61), and Sean Paul (46).🎉
JAN 12: On this day in 1974, The Steve Miller Band were at #1 with "The Joker." It is one of two Steve Miller Band songs that use the word "pompatus." One of the most notable elements of the song is Miller's wolf whistle guitar lick.