Mick Brigden, a road manager at the Stars, died last week in an accident at his Bay Area home. He was 73 years old.
The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Carlos Santana, Peter Frampton and Mountain, among many others, have employed his talents at various points. According to a obituary posted on Brigden’s website, 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 Mountain Group and was hired by him as road manager.