Though not a household name, Jim Gordon drummed for many big-name acts, most notably keeping time in Eric Clapton's supergroup Derek and the Dominos. An undiagnosed schizophrenic, he started hearing voices, particularly those of his mother, and his life fell apart. In 1983, he went to his mother's house, hit her repeatedly with a hammer when she opened the door and then fatally stabbed her. He was sentenced to 16 years to life for the crime and is still in jail.
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