This Day In Prog-Rock. IRON BUTTERFLY
Lee Dorman was born on Sept. 15, 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri US. He first made his appearance as a professional bassist with Iron Butterfly. He was their original bassist from the time of their origin in 1968. When that group broke up, he was one of the founding members of Captain Beyond. He has been the bassist on all three of their albums.
Dorman was found dead, of natural causes, in his car in front of his house in Laguna Niguel, California on Dec. 21, 2012. He was 70.