Remembering Michael Davis
Michael Davis, bass player for the MC5, Blood Orange and Destroy All Monsters, passed away from liver failure. He was 68. He was an original member of MC5, playing with them until 1972. He played on their first three albums, including their classic “Kick Out The Jams“.
Kick Out The Jams
Crazy wild stuff that took the world by storm.
Michael moved on in 1972 to play bass with Destroy All Monsters. This is a live version of Nov 22nd. This video includes Stooges guitarist, Ron Asheton. The famous punk sound of all these early creators is here in all its glory.
A great bass player, highly respected and part of rock and roll history, RIP Michael Davis.
- Michael Davis: Bassist with the influential and incendiary MC5 (independent.co.uk)
- MC5 Bassist Michael Davis Dead at 68 (spin.com)