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Postby brothers » Mon Dec 26, 2016 4:11 pm

I reckon there was another musician that expired a couple of days ago. This has been a hard year for celebs, it seems.
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Re: Obits

Postby Ouchmychin » Mon Dec 26, 2016 7:09 pm

I saw one on the evening news tonight. I'm from another generation and only think I have heard of him. My favorites were Frank Sinatra: Perry Como; Bing Crosby. I could understand the words in those days.
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Re: Obits

Postby brothers » Tue Dec 27, 2016 3:58 pm

There was another celebrity loss today. Actress and writer.
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Re: Obits

Postby slackskin » Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:01 pm

I agree with Pete. Musicians of yesteryear were in fact musicians. Singers had range that far exceeded today's range of 3-4 notes only. And yes, many of today's singers do mumble. Maybe the don't want us to actually hear the words! Here's to the Big Band Era and skilled singers!
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Re: Obits

Postby Rufus » Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:36 am

Ouchmychin wrote:I saw one on the evening news tonight. I'm from another generation and only think I have heard of him. My favorites were Frank Sinatra: Perry Como; Bing Crosby. I could understand the words in those days.

I'm with you. Fortunately we have satellite radio (Sirius) in our car so I can listen to music from the 40's and 50's when I'm driving; I find it very relaxing.
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Re: Obits

Postby brothers » Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:23 pm

Another one has been added to the list today. This one made me sad.
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Re: Obits

Postby Ouchmychin » Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:38 am

Both Carrie Fischer and Debby Reynolds in one day.
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Re: Obits

Postby brothers » Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:46 pm

Chuck Berry today, at 90.
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Re: Obits

Postby Rufus » Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:53 pm

brothers wrote:Chuck Berry today, at 90.


A Titan of rock; his influence was far reaching even to this day.
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Re: Obits

Postby Kyle76 » Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:58 am

It's a good thing his cousin heard Marty McFly.
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Re: Obits

Postby slackskin » Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:52 am

Don Rickles a few days ago. Not a musician, of course, but a show biz celebrity.
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