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The Grumbleweeds

I read that Graham Walker passed away; I’ve owned this LP by The Grumbleweeds since 1979!  BBC REH 372 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Grumbleweeds_Radio_Show  

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Christine Amphlett

Goodbye to Christine Amphlett, the singer of The Divinyls.

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Peter Banks (1947 – 2013)

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Alvin Lee (1944 – 2013)

3-7-13                         Alvin Lee Goodbye Alvin Lee of Ten Years After.  If you have any question about who Mr. Lee was, go get your copy of “Woodstock’ and watch TYA’s performance of “I’m Goin’ Home”. CD                ALVIN LEE AND COMPANY (Collection)                                                     … Continue reading

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Scott McKenzie (1939 – 2012)

The Voice of Scott McKenzie (1967) R.I.P. Scott McKenzie

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Jon Lord (1941 – 2012)

Rest In Peace, Jon Lord, 1941 – 2012 – one of the architects of “heavy metal / hard rock” has died. More tomorrow…  

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Lol Coxhill, R.I.P.

It is with sadness that I report the death of British saxophone player Lol Coxhill. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lol_Coxhill I first stumbled across Lol Coxhill in the early 70’s, as a member of Kevin Ayers band, “The Whole World”. Shortly thereafter, I found … Continue reading

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Peter Bergman (1939 – 2012)

Peter Bergman of The Firesign Theatre has died, here in Los Angeles. The Firesign Theatre were very important to me, while growing up.  My late brother and I were always very fond of Peter Bergman – his voice, his wit … Continue reading

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Ken Russell (Obit)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Russell Ken Russell (1927 – 2011) – I can’t tell you how many hours of my young life were spent watching Ken Russell films!  I saw “Mahler” and “Savage Messiah” so many times! After “discovering” Russell’s films in the 70’s, … Continue reading

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Michael Garrick

Michael Garrick (1933 – 2011) I just found out about his death.  I really like his playing with the Don Rendell / Ian Carr Quintet, circa ’65 – ’69.  An amazing pianist.

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