Bury Tales: Are You A Grave Groupie?

Are You A Grave Groupie?

By Dr. Aviva Boxer, OMD

The Kabbalists believe if you sleep on the grave of the deceased on the anniversary of the day that they died you will gain access to all the skills and knowledge that the deceased had in their lifetime. They believe that the deceased soul comes back to visit the physical meeting point on that death date once a year.

For those that have always aspired to be a rock and roller below are the grave sites of 10 famous rockers. Would you want to fast forward the musical learning curve? Maybe you would like to hedge your bets.  Could you call yourself a “grave groupie”?

Allman, Duane (Howard) (1946-1971). Founder of the Allman Brothers. Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA

Hendrix, Jimi (1942-1970) guitarist The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Greenwood Memorial Park Renton, King County, Washington, USA

Holly, Buddy (1936-1959). Lead singer The Crickets. City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA

Huchence, Michael (1960-1997). Lead singer INXS. Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Sydney.

Morrison, Jim (1943-1971). Lead singer The Doors. Le Pere Lachaise, Paris, France.

Presley, Elvis (1935-1977). Singer. Graceland. Mansion Estates, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA

Scott, Bon (1946-1980). Lead singer AC/DC. Fremantle Cemetery, Gremantle, Australia.

Spungen, Nancy (1958-1978). Sid Vicious’s girlfriend (his ashes, allegedly, were scattered on the grave). King David Cemetery, Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA.

Thunders, Johnny (1952-1991). Guitarist The New Your Dolls/Heartbreakers. Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA. Plot: Section 9, Grave R78-82.

Valens, Ritchie (1941-1959). Guitarist/Singer. San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA. Plot: Section C, Lot 248, Grave 2.

The Uncyclopedia by Gideon Haigh, Hyperion Press, NY, P.26

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