His music affected the rock world so strongly that they built a statue for him in his hometown. Can you recognize this future legend from his school photo?

Was that not enough of a hint for you? OK we'll give you a couple more clues. Sadly, this young man left us at a far too early of an age, but the songs he left behind still enjoy widespread airplay on classic rock radio. His former bandmates recently abandoned an attempt to record a new album under the name of the famous band he led, out of respect for his legacy.

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