One of the co-founder of the band
With his brother Pat, he is also the co-founder of the band in 1969 after they had a almost ten year long successfull career in Los Angeles under the name of Pat & Lolly Vegas.
Lolly was a composer and singer in the band. He was also an inventiv guitar player. Jimi Hendrix stated that Lolly Vegas was his favorite guitar player and biggest influence in music.
Lolly was one of the first guitarists to make extensive use of the distinctive Leslie rotating speaker effect in his electric guitar amplification set-up. He played improvised, jazz-influenced guitar.
Lolly died from a cancer the 4th march 2010.