Keith Knudsen’s birthday
Originally shared by Sharon Powell King
IN MEMORIAM: Keith Knudsen (/kəˈnuːdˌsɛn/ kə-NOOD-sen; February 18, 1948 – February 8, 2005) was an American rock drummer, vocalist, and songwriter. Knudsen was best known as a drummer and vocalist for The Doobie Brothers. In addition, he founded the band Southern Pacific with fellow Doobie Brother John McFee.
Knudsen died of pneumonia in Kentfield, California, at the age of 56. He was living in Northern California with his wife, Kate, and his daughter Dayna at the time of his death.