MC5’s Michael Davis 1943-2012 R.I.P.


Bass player of
legendary band succumbs to liver failure.


By Brian J. Bowe

Michael Davis, who played bass in the extrordaniarly influential Detroit proto-punk outfit
The MC5, died Friday at the age of 68.

Davis died of liver failure after a month-long
hospitalization at Enloe Medical Center near
his home in Chico, Calif., according to media reports. He is
the third member of the MC5 to pass away, following the deaths of singer Rob
Tyner in 1991 and Fred “Sonic” Smith in 1994.


Go here on the BLURT site for our full obituary and
appreciation of Davis.




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