Mick Brigden, a road manager to the stars, died last week in an accident at his Bay Area home. He was 73.
The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Carlos Santana, Peter Frampton and Mountain, among many others, employed his talents at various points. According to an obituary posted on Brigden’s website, he found his way into the music scene after briefly working as a graphic artist in Toronto. While in New York in the 1960s, he met Felix Pappalardi of the band Mountain and was hired on as their road manager.