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« Reply #2220 on: February 12, 2019, 08:31:37 PM »

We have them to thank for Swarbís fiddle playing.
Sad news.
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« Reply #2221 on: February 16, 2019, 09:01:48 PM »


Farewell to the great Jen Nordine:

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« Reply #2222 on: February 21, 2019, 04:50:47 PM »

Peter Tork  Cry
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« Reply #2223 on: February 21, 2019, 04:53:25 PM »


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Oh no. So brilliant and so nice when we saw him.
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« Reply #2224 on: February 21, 2019, 04:56:09 PM »



Peter Tork †Cry


Oh no. So brilliant and so nice when we saw him.


I was afraid of this. Mike Nesmith was circumspect when discussing why PT was not out with the Mike and Mickey show, but I figured it couldn't be good.  R.I.P.
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« Reply #2225 on: February 21, 2019, 05:29:19 PM »

Farewell, Peter.  :-(

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« Reply #2226 on: February 21, 2019, 06:08:52 PM »

Ah, that's sad. He was my favorite Monkee...
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« Reply #2227 on: February 21, 2019, 09:22:10 PM »

Rare form of tongue cancer diagnosed in 2009 apparently according to Sky News.

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« Reply #2228 on: February 21, 2019, 11:22:54 PM »



Peter Tork †Cry


Oh no. So brilliant and so nice when we saw him.


I'll second that. I caught one of his solo shows at the Borderline about 15 years ago and had a chat to him afterwards. He could not have been nicer. What a sad day.
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« Reply #2229 on: February 22, 2019, 08:19:21 AM »

RIP Peter Tork  Cry

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« Reply #2230 on: February 25, 2019, 07:09:50 PM »

Mark Hollis.  I'm completely heartbroken https://louderthanwar.com/mark-hollis-talk-talk-rip/?fbclid=IwAR3Zn2O3mntNf3QaKZHVyxQeDNQhfPlfphGnJpkZU-9Q9SZNhUg9_9UE_jc#.XHQ4tMF6bNM.twitter
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« Reply #2231 on: February 25, 2019, 07:39:20 PM »



How shocking.
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« Reply #2232 on: February 25, 2019, 07:57:50 PM »



Easily my favourite Eighties artist.
That's tragic.

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« Reply #2233 on: February 25, 2019, 08:04:34 PM »



Thatís really sad news - criminally underrated, but what a stunning musical legacy.
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« Reply #2234 on: February 25, 2019, 09:28:39 PM »

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« Reply #2235 on: February 26, 2019, 06:37:43 AM »



Really?  I don't think I know a single person whose musical opinion I really care for who doesn't rate those late period (at least) TT albums.  I played SoE last night and the solo album this morning.  They're the kind of albums that make you realise, however much fun they might be, that 90% of the stuff one has in one's collections are entirely superfluous....
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« Reply #2236 on: February 26, 2019, 08:30:33 AM »

Not a musician - but he invented something musicians won't be without....

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« Reply #2237 on: February 26, 2019, 08:39:37 AM »

Such sad news to wake up to.
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« Reply #2238 on: February 26, 2019, 09:09:24 AM »



Weirdly, as far as I can see, it is still not being reported by the BBC and all the other reports seem to be based on a single tweet.
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« Reply #2239 on: February 26, 2019, 11:36:14 AM »




Weirdly, as far as I can see, it is still not being reported by the BBC and all the other reports seem to be based on a single tweet.


Being reported on BBC News today
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