Ken Hensley

Ken Hensley

Just heard Uriah Heep co-founder Ken Hensley passed away at 75. Another icon from my teens is gone. Hensley wrote Uriah Heep’s biggest hits — including Easy Livin’, Stealin’ and Lady in Black,

It was the spring of ’72 and I had just passed my drivers test. Mom let me take the Dodge Polara Sport (I adored that car) to my girlfriends’ and “Demons and Wizards” was the first in the 8-track. There was simply nothing better than the windows open on a 2-door coupe with Easy Livin’ at 11.

Rest in peace, Ken.

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