Ed Rosenthal: Grow Like a Pro
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Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2015

Tom Doyle (second from left), Richie Havens (middle) and David Peel (second from right) at New York marijuana rally in 1992.

Tom Doyle

Band: David Peel & the Lower East Side
Position: guitarist/bassist
Died: Oct. 20, 2015
Cause of death: prostate cancer
Age: 67
Distinction: Played on seven David Peel albums from 1972 to 1985, including The Pope Smokes Dope (produced by John Lennon) in 1972. Below, he performs with Peel at the Ten for Two benefit concert in 1971. Doyle is at Peel's right singing and playing guitar.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of CelebStoner.com, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.