Long John Baldry
Died: July 21, 2005, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
An English-Canadian blues singer and, later in life, a voice actor. In the 1960s, he was one of the first British vocalists to sing the blues in clubs, and shared the stage with many British musicians including the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. Both Rod Stewart and Elton John appeared, before their stardom, in bands led by Baldry. Baldry grew to 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), resulting in the nickname "Long John".