|Birth name||Brian Leslie Cole|
September 8, 1942|
Tacoma, Washington, United States
|Died||August 2, 1972
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Associated acts||The Association|
Cole died in Los Angeles, California of a heroin overdose at the age of 29. He had three sons, Jordan, Chandler, and Brant. Jordan Cole is now a member of The Association, providing keyboards, guitar, vocals and drums. Brant Cole is a drummer for the Los Angeles-based band, The Blackout Trust.
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- Eder, Bruce. "Brian Cole Biography". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 7 November 2012.
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