Milestones: Jul. 11, 1969

Died. Brian Jones, 26, grass-and-groupie-plagued rock musician, lead guitarist for Britain's Rolling Stones until his pullout last month in a dispute over the group's future musical direction; by drowning; in his swimming pool at Crotchford Farm in Hartfield, Sussex, the 15th-century farmhouse where A. A. Milne created Winnie the Pooh. A onetime garbage collector, Jones was musically memorable for his driving guitar in such hits as This Could Be the Last Time and It's All Over Now. Twice convicted on marijuana charges, he was severely fined but spared a nine-month jail sentence after...

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