On this Day November 12, 2008
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Mitch Mitchell, the British drummer with the was found dead in his US hotel room aged 61. Mitchell had been working with Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames when in 1966 he was invited to audition for a new band being formed to back Jimi Hendrix. During the 70’s Mitchell failed an audition for new band, Wings.