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Meet the Mother Teresa of heavy metal

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The mother of Randy Rhoads, Delores Rhoads, along with rockers (L-R) Zakk Wylde, Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen and Sharon Osbourne attend the ceremony in which former guitarist Randy Rhoads was honored posthumously and inducted into the Hollywood Rockwalk on March 18, 2004 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Randy Rhoads is best known as the lead guitarist for Ozzy Ozborne and Quiet Riot. He delivered some of the most unique and memorable metal solos in rock history. 29 years ago he died in a plane crash. Many fans remember him by taking a pilgrimage to meet Rhodes' mom, who has been nicknamed the Mother Teresa of metal. KPCC's Molly Peterson has more.

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