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What was David Lindley Illness? Bio, Wife, Songs

What was David Lindley Illness? Bio, Wife, Songs

Facts of David Lindley

Full Name: David Lindley
Birth Date: March 21, 1944
Age: 79 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Musician
Country: United States
Horoscope: Aries
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
WifeJoan Darrow
MarriedJoan Darrow
Net Worth$500 thousand
Eye ColorGrey
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceSan Marino, California
EducationWolverhampton Grammar School, Pembroke College
FatherJack Lindley
MotherMargaret H. Wells
KidsRosanne Lindley
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 American Musician David Lindley is famous as the founder of the band El Rayo-X. 

What Nationality is David Lindley?

David Lindley was born on March 21, 1944, in San Marino, California, United States. David was 79 years old at the time of his death. His full name is David Perry Lindley. His sun sign was Aries. He used to celebrate his birthday on the 21st of March every year. David was the son of Jack Lindley (father) and Margaret H. Wells (mother).

David Lindley
Caption: David Lindley’s young photo (Photo: Alchetron)

His father was a lawyer by profession. He had American citizenship and belonged to white ethnic background. Similarly, he used to follow Christianity as a religion. He studied at Wolverhampton Grammar School before going on to Pembroke College, Oxford. 

Who was David Lindley Married to?

David was married to Joan Darrow. Joan is the sister of his musical colleague Chris Darrow from the band Kaleidoscope. They met each other through her brother. After dating for a while they tied the knot before 1970 in front of their friends and families.

Did David Lindley have a child?

Yes, David had a child. David and Joan gave birth t an adorable daughter Rosanne Lindley in 1970. Rosanne is a folk singer by profession.

What was David Lindley’s Net Worth?

David had an estimated net worth of around $500 thousand at the time of his death. He earned that money from his career as an American musician.

David Lindley
Caption: David playing guitar and singing (Photo: Rolling)

According to the source, the average salary of an American musician is around $47,620 per year. He might have earned the same amount from his career.

How tall is David Lindley?

David stood at the height of 6 feet 3 inches and his body weight was 76 kg. He had an attractive pair of grey eyes and medium-curly brown hair.

How did David Lindley die?

David took his last breath in this world on March 3, 2023. He was 78 years old at the time of his death. He died of an undisclosed illness. His well-wishers wrote via Twitter:

“The loss of David Lindley is a huge one. “Without his influence my music would sound completely different. I was genuinely obsessed with his playing from the first time I heard it. The man was a giant.”

”It’s so sad to hear of David Lindley’s passing. He was a giant among musicians. Always his unique sound and style gave him away in one note. My thoughts are with his family.”

”The loss of David Lindley is a huge one- Without his influence my music would sound completely different. I was genuinely obsessed with his playing from the first time I heard it. The man was a giant.”

”No words can describe the loss of David Lindley. He changed the game for all of us. Rest in peace sir.”

Music Career of David Lindley

  • David is an American musician by profession.
  • As a teen, he used to play different musical instruments.
  • He was the winner of the Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest times by the time he was in his late teens.
  • David found the multi-genre psychedelic band Kaleidoscope in 1966 and later it got disbanded in 1970.
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Caption: David’s photo playing piano (Photo: Rolling)
  • His group Kaleidoscope has released four albums on the Epic Records label.
  • He moved to London and spent a few years playing in Terry Reid‘s band thereafter Kaleidoscope disbanded.
  • David started his own band, El Rayo-X, in 1981.
  • After breaking up with his band he toured as a solo artist.
  • He was well-known for his work as a studio musician.

FAQs of David Lindley

Did David Lindley have a collection of Instruments?

Yes, David had a large collection of guitars. He has a rare and unusual collection of guitars and other instruments from the Middle East and various parts of the world. While categorizing and listing many of them on his website, David stated he had “absolutely no idea” how many instruments he actually owned and played despite collecting them since the 1960s.

How did Jackson Browne meet David Lindley?

Jackson got to know about David while he was visiting the Topanga Canyon Banjo and Fiddle Contest.

Does David Lindley still play with Jackson Browne?

No David does not play with Jackson anymore as he is dead. But he used to play instruments with Jackson when he was still alive.