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This undated publicity photo shows British rock guitarist Alvin Lee. Lee, founder of the band Ten Years After who burst to stardom with a memorable Woodstock performance, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013. He was 68. (AP Photo/Courtesy Ron Rainey)

Rock guitarist Alvin Lee dies at 68

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LONDON (AP) — British rock guitarist Alvin Lee, founder of the band Ten Years After who burst to stardom with a memorable Woodstock performance, has died. He was 68.

A statement posted on Lee's official website said he died Wednesday unexpectedly from complications following a routine surgical procedure. Lee's manager, Ron Rainey, said the guitarist died in Spain.

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