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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:51 am 
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 7:27 am 
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RIP Johnny :(
I was very lucky to see him stand up for the encore in Ulm 3 years ago.
He only played while sitting for a long time, but he played the encore while standing as a kind of compensation because he had to cancel a concert at the same place some years before.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:10 am 
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Goodbye Johnny. You had a great run.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:19 am 
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Kapt. Kiirk and I saw Johnny just over 3 months ago. He was frail but was still playing well. Unfortunately we were in the back of the room in a crappy sounding venue. I wish I could have seen him under better circumstances.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:12 am 
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Johnny was good... :(


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:20 am 
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Johnny Winter was the real deal.

Can't we just agree on this without having to fuck the Ramones :?:

I'll agree to that.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:05 am 
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At age 86 of natural causes. :cry:

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When The Rockford Files premiered I was an instant fan. This was how I was introduced to James Garner. I always liked that he was able to use his head and a sense of humor and a Trans Am to get out of tough situations. Of course The Great Escape and Support Your Local Sheriff are also in the top 10 list of his films. I suppose there must only be one member left from The Great Escape. Even that astronaut film which he co-starred with Clint Eastwood and Donald Sutherland was entertaining. Thanks Mr G.

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Yep, that's very sad. I still like the Rockford Files. And his movies, too. Great actor with a special sense of humor .... :cry:

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Yes there is no doubt that most of us here being of a certain age have enjoyed much of James Garners body of work… :idea:

But I too must say that the Rockford Files was just a gift of a show for a young man…my favorite thing was the business card kit he kept in his glove box of his car…some of the best episodes included his Lawyer on the show Beth, they had natural chemistry… :smoke:


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Hey Nice Guy, thanks for the Johnny Winter. Another great goes down. :cry:

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Hey Nice Guy, thanks for the Johnny Winter. Another great goes down. :cry:


Depending on your belief system, and provided his payments were up to date, Johnny went upstairs


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Hey Nice Guy, thanks for the Johnny Winter. Another great goes down. :cry:


Depending on your belief system, and provided his payments were up to date, Johnny went upstairs


Just fold space and teleport.

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Not only that....apart from The Beatles, what other bands had the drummer outlast 'em?


Is Sir Paul ok? :wink:

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'Die Hard' actor James Shigeta Dies
http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/29/showbiz/movies/die-hard-actor-james-shigeta-dies/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

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Theodore Van Kirk, 93, Enola Gay Navigator, Dies

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/30/us/30vankirk.html

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Another big one :cry: Dick Wagner, Guitarist for Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and More, Dies at 71

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http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/dick-wagner-guitarist-alice-cooper-722457

Heroin solo from Lou Reed's Rock & Roll Animal album
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-o8HP9n3Jbc

Alice Cooper on hiring Dick Wagner & Steve Hunter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNQWuEGNLG8

And of course this Hunter/Wagner intro to Lou Reed's Sweet Jane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoytmVwcsB4

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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoooooooooooo! :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


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Oh no! :cry:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmReoyth7H8

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Wow, thanks for that BBP, I hadn't heard that in a loooong while...Tim Curry, one of the greats. :(


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RIP Dick :cry:

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