Tommy Bolin’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 1, 1951

Death Date

December 4, 1976

Age of Death

25 years

Cause of Death

Drug Overdose



The guitarist Tommy Bolin died at the age of 25. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Guitarist who worked with Zephyr, Deep Purple, and The James Gang, as well as working as a solo artist.

His wife Candy Givens was the vocalist for Zephyr, one of his earliest bands.



“I replaced Walsh, I replaced Blackmore, now I just gotta be me.” (Tommy Bolin)


“I think the way I play the guitar is very percussive. I play a lot of rhythm chops as though I were playing congas or something.” (Tommy Bolin)


“If you’re not having fun it’s not worth doing.” (Tommy Bolin)