Clark, Gene

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Name
Clark, Gene Gender: M
Harold Eugene Clark
born on 17 November 1944 at 11:05 (= 11:05 AM )
Place Tipton, Missouri, 38n39, 92w47
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Blackwell
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 25°12' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 15°21 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 04°26'



Portrait of Gene Clark 
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Gene Clark
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Biography

American musician, vocalist and guitar and tambourine player beginning with the "New Christy Minstrels." In 1964 he joined "The Byrds," which started in Los Angeles, cranking out major hits within two years. He had met David Crosby at L.A.'s Troubadour on a hootenanny night.

He pioneered folk rock and later country rock, serving as a sonic model for many other rock bands. Tours were difficult for Clark due to his fear of flying. That, coupled with arguments with McGuinn caused a rift and he left the band in late 1966.

At about 1:00 PM on May 24, 1991, Clark was found dead at his Sherman Oaks home. He had suffered for some time from alcohol- and drug-related health problems but his personal physician attributed the death to "natural causes."

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Crosby, David (born 14 August 1941). Notes: Band mates in The Byrds
  • associate relationship with McGuinn, Roger (born 13 July 1942). Notes: Band mates in The Byrds

Events

  • Social : Joined group 1964 (The Byrds)
  • Social : Left group 1966 (Left the band)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 24 May 1991 at 1:00 PM in Sherman Oaks, CA (found dead of "natural causes")
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Arthur Blackwell quotes Toni Lamb from Clark

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Alcohol
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Drugs
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Phobias (Fear of flying)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (Difficult, hated to fly)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (New Christie Minstrals, The Byrds)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.