50 Shouts - 108 Scrobbles
Hillel Slovak (born April 13, 1962 in Haifa, Israel) was one of the founding members, and also the lead guitarist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He died in 1988 (June 25 in Los Angeles) from a Speedball overdose.
He was the best friend of Anthony Kiedis, and in his memory he has written and dedicated the 1989 album "Mother's Milk" with the song "Knock me down" and in the following album "Blood Sugar Sex Magik", Anthony dedicated to him the song "My Lovely Man"... After Hillel death:
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