Larry ‘The Mole’ Taylor, bassist for Canned Heat and known for his work with many other artists including Tom Waits and John Mayall, died Monday after battling cancer for over a decade.
Taylor’s career began with Jerry Lee Lewis and he found work as a session musician for many artists. Among them, Buddy Guy, JJ Cale and The Monkees.
“Music was his religion,” according to Canned Heat manager Skip Taylor.
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