Rod Price

Slide King of Rock And Roll
Birth Name:
Roderick Michael Price
Birth Date:
November 22, 1947
Birth Place:
Willesden, North London, England
Death Date:
March 22, 2005
Place of Death:
Wilton, New Hampshire
Cause of Death:
Fell down a flight of stairs after suffering a heart attack
Cemetery Name:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Rod Price was an English guitarist who was best known for his work with the rock band Foghat. He was known as 'The Magician of Slide', and 'Slide King of Rock And Roll', due to his slide guitar playing. His signature slide playing ability helped propel the band to being one of the most successful rock groups in the United States during the 1970s. His slide playing was featured distinctly on Foghat songs "Drivin' Wheel", "Stone Blue", and the group's biggest hit, "Slow Ride", which was a top 20 hit in 1976.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Laurel Hill Cemetery

61 Island Street

Wilton, New Hampshire, 03086


North America

Grave Location:

Section W

Grave Location Description

As you enter the cemetery drive all the way to the far end. His final resting place is in Section W in the back of the cemetery. His grave is about 10 feet from the curved dirt road in the new section. His flat monument is in the section between the two curved dirt roads and not in the back section near the forest (as others have reported).

Grave Location GPS

42.8397100698, -71.7415729081

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