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on Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:58 pm
RIP Ray Thomas, a founding member of The Moody Blues. This was composed by him for the album On the Threshold of a Dream.  Sad

Track: 'Lazy Day'

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on Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:51 pm
CherokeeRose wrote:RIP Ray Thomas, a founding member of The Moody Blues.

Taken by cancer, poor man. Ray played flute on this classic:



Rest in peace, sir.


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on Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:43 pm
This is sad news.  Crying or Very sad  I loved The Cranberries. Dolores O`Riordan, the Cranberries Singer, Dead at 46

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on Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:08 pm
Another to leave us on the 15th was Edwin Hawkins, felled by cancer at age 74. Besides "Oh Happy
Day", his choir backed Melanie Safka on her 1970 top ten US hit "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)":



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lay_Down_(Candles_in_the_Rain)

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on Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:58 pm
South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela, who performed at the Monterey Festival,
died earlier today aged 78. This was his big hit in the States. Rest in peace, sir.




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on Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:23 pm
Two more recent deaths. Bassist Jim Rodford, who helped form The Zombies and was later with
Argent (whom I saw in late 1972) and The Kinks, died on the 20th aged 76 after a fall at his home.



And Mark E. Smith, the colourful leader of UK band The Fall, died yesterday aged 60. With thanks
to tompromisedroad at PSF for this entertaining interview with the endearingly ornery Mr Smith:

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/jan/24/final-interview-with-mark-e-smith-the-fall-people-still-cross-the-road-from-me

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/jan/24/mark-e-smith-lead-singer-with-the-fall-dies-aged-60

May they both rest in peace.

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on Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:04 pm
RIP Dennis Edwards, who sang lead with The Temptations (and earlier with The Contours) during their "psychedelic
soul" period. "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" was still in my old band's repertoire at the time of my departure in 2016:




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on Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:41 pm
R.I.P. balladeer Vic Damone, who died yesterday aged 89. This was his most famous song:


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on Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:03 pm
Very sad. I remember watching this show when I was a kid.

Chuckle Brothers star Barry dies at 73

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on Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:58 pm
Rest in peace, Ms Aretha Franklin.


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on Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:50 am
Mr. K wrote:Rest in peace, Ms Aretha Franklin.


This is great! RIP


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on Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:01 am
Cool Cool Water wrote:This is great! RIP


That was the song that launched her career as the Queen of Soul. I believe it was her first on the Atlantic label. Before then she had been saddled with covers of standards and although I kept hearing this fantastic voice the material she was given was beneath her.

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on Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:23 pm
Rest in peace, session bassist Joe Osborn.



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on Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:30 pm
DarkGothicQueen wrote:So sad to hear this. Crying or Very sad Sad

Link: Daryl Dragon Dead: Captain of The Captain and Tennille, Dies at 76

Yes, a great shame. Let's honour his memory with this great track he recorded with Dennis Wilson. Rest in peace, sir.


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on Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:40 pm
Generally shocked from just reading this news breaking! I also didn't know he had cancer diagnosed in 2009. Very sad. RIP.

The Monkees star Peter Tork dies aged 77

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on Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:51 pm
Cool Cool Water wrote:Generally shocked from just reading this news breaking! I also didn't know he had cancer diagnosed in 2009. Very sad. RIP.

The Monkees star Peter Tork dies aged 77

My god. Terrible news.

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on Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:10 pm
Mr. K wrote:
Cool Cool Water wrote:Generally shocked from just reading this news breaking! I also didn't know he had cancer diagnosed in 2009. Very sad. RIP.

The Monkees star Peter Tork dies aged 77

My god. Terrible news.


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on Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:31 pm
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Mr. K wrote:
Cool Cool Water wrote:Generally shocked from just reading this news breaking! I also didn't know he had cancer diagnosed in 2009. Very sad. RIP.

The Monkees star Peter Tork dies aged 77

My god. Terrible news.


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Both when chance listen to the song in memory i posted over on the 60's music thread. His vox are brilliant!

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