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Former MC5 manager John Sinclair has died aged 82

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MC5 manager John Sinclair has died, aged 82.His representative, Matt Lee, confirmed the late poet and political activist’s passing this morning (April 2) at Detroit Receiving Hospital following congestive heart failure, reports The Detroit News.Sinclair was an influential activist who was best known for his fight toward legalising marijuana in the US and for his role in MC5.

The Davison native was also a champion of civil rights and co-founder of the radical anti-racist group the White Panther Party.The late activist also helped launch Iggy Pop And The Stooges.

Pop was one of the first to pay tribute to Sinclair following his passing.“He was a truly interesting man, one of a kind. Thanks and praises,” he wrote on X.Billy Fuller, Robert Plant‘s bassist, also paid his respects.

He wrote: “RIP John Sinclair… I met him once when I was asked to bring some smoke for him before his gig at the Thekla in 2002.

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