BELLEVILLE, Ontario, Canada (Buffalo Springfield Website) - Bruce Palmer, bass guitarist for 1960s folk rock band Buffalo Springfield, has died. He was 58.
Bruce Palmer, whose unique bass playing became linked to the identity of the group, died of a heart attack on Oct. 1, said music publicist Liese Rugo.
Buffalo Springfield was primarily known for its 1967 hit, "For What It's Worth," and broke up after two years.
However, the band members included Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Dewey Martin and Richie Furay, who went on to acclaim and commercial success. He is survived by his wife, Jill Vanderveen Palmer; and three daughters.