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Our Beloved Bonnie

April 25, 1932 – December 14, 2014

It is with great regret that our beloved Bonnie has passed. She is now in the heavens waiting for us with open arms. 211 more words

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Dennis O'Keeffe RIP

With deepest regret, I must report that Dennis O’Keeffe died early in the morning of Tuesday the 16th December 2014. He died peacefully, surrounded by his loved ones, and after a long illness. 3,120 more words

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Ian McLagan

Boy, this has been kind of a shitty week for famous sidemen.  The latest is Ian McLagan, who died yesterday from complications of a stroke earlier this week. 167 more words

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Bobby Keys

You know his work even if you don’t know his name.  Bobby Keys was a saxophonist best known for recording and touring with the Rolling Stones.   170 more words

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Who knew his first wife was so famous?

My friend Kara turned me on to this obituary that appeared recently in the Minneapolis StarTribune. Occasionally you see obits written by the subject, but not often enough in my opinion. 101 more words

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Jimmy Ruffin

Another one of the great soul voices has been silenced.  Singer Jimmy Ruffin passed away on Monday in Las Vegas; he was 78.

Ruffin was the older brother of late Temptations’ singer David Ruffin, and collaborated with his brother on the 1970 album  188 more words

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Big Bank Hank

One of the original members of the Sugarhill Gang has passed away.  Big Bank Hank, who’s given name was Henry Jackson, was 57.

Sugarhill Gang were not the first rappers, or the first Rap group.   89 more words

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