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Kim Fowley's Hollywood funeral draws stars, L.A. music insiders
Kim Fowley's Hollywood funeral draws stars, L.A. music insiders

It was a definitive passing of an era, or two or three or four: L.A. music impresario Kim Fowley was laid to rest Thursday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. More than a hundred mourners -- representing multiple generations of rockers, movers and shakers -- overflowed the chapel, as friends including singers Joan Jett and Michael des Barres eulogized the inimitable impresario, who died Jan. 15 at age 75. Or, as the program put it, the producer/performer/songwriter/manager/filmmaker/memoirist “left for his final tour.” The service drew industry executives, musicians, fans and friends, including Rodney Bingenheimer, Howie Pryo, members of the Fowley project Black Room Doom,...

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