Lee Hazlewood Dies
August 6, 2007
Lee Hazlewood has died at his home in Las Vegas after a long batter with renal cancer. He was 78.
A former disc jockey from Oklahoma, Hazlewood is best known for writing These Boots Were Made For Walking and a series of albums with Nancy Sinatra.
He retired in the late ’70s, but returned in 1999, before making his final album Cake Or Death last year when he knew he was terminally ill.
The family have requested that those wishing to honour Lee should make donations to the Salvation Army.
Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood – Some Velvet Morning DOWNLOAD BUY
Recorded late 1967 the single made it to number 26 in the US chart in February the following year. Primal Scream covered this with Kate Moss taking on the Nancy role. Pure other worldly brilliance. A true psychedelic pop song.
Lee Hazlewood & Siw Malmkvist – You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling
From the Swedish special Love And Other Crimes (1968)