With his saucy eye patch, Johnny Kidd rocked England with a hit song written at the last minute — and later covered by dozens of acts.
He was one of the more eccentric characters of the 70s – and he coined one of the indelible phrases of rock.
At 12, he was a session player. At 21, he got an offer to join the Stones — which he turned down. Shuggie Otis is one unusual guitarist.