Paul Kossoff

English guitarist and songwriter, born 14 Sep 1950 in North London.
Playing with [a=Black Cat Bones] at the age of 15 he met drummer & future [a=Free] bandmate [a=Simon Kirke].
Kossoff is best known for his work with English heavies [a=Free] (April 1968-72).
Amid session work, he followed with a solo release, 1973's [m=338856], and the forming of the short lived [a=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.