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Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds

I don’t really have any words for this.  Losing Carrie Fisher was hard on her fans, but I knew it was a million times harder for her family.   150 more words

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George Michael

I shouldn’t be posting this after so much wine, but goddammit, I’m just so tired.

George Michael has passed at 53, presumably from heart failure.  Carrie Fisher had a massive heart attack at 60 just a couple days ago, although she is still hanging on (and will hopefully recover). 387 more words

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John Glenn

Losing Greg Lake was a blow for the music world (now two-thirds of Emerson, Lake & Palmer live on another plane).  But losing John Glenn was a blow for the entire world.   30 more words

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Leon Russell

I’ve been waiting for the other shoe to drop.  Unfortunately, it seems to be raining Manolo Blahnik’s lately.  What may go down as the crappiest year in history just got a hell of a lot crappier for me. 121 more words

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Leonard Cohen

Just when I thought things couldn’t get any worse, they do.  In the middle of all the personal and political difficulty comes the news that Canadian poet, songwriter, and singer Leonard Cohen has… 192 more words

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Ceremony of Life Ralph "Gig" Warren

Our deer friend and Comrade “Gig” has went to heaven. Gig served in both the USN and USAF for 27 years and has been a part of the Chandler VFW for 4 decades. 106 more words

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Gene Wilder

I step away from music for a moment to remember Gene Wilder.  He was one of those actors I’ve always loved because he was a presence in my childhood.   170 more words

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