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Gregg Allman

In yet another blow to Rock & Roll, Gregg Allman has passed from this plane at 69.  He had a long career but he was at his best as the singer and organist for the Allman Brothers Band.   191 more words

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"Please Don't Bury Me"

I memorialize a lot of musicians and other pop culture figures here.  I do it because I think it’s important to note their passing into the next plane.   470 more words

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Chuck Berry

I’ve got two or three other posts I’m working on right now, one of them a much more personal remembrance, but this news today has to come first.   148 more words

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Al Jarreau

You might only remember Al Jarreau if you are a person of a certain age or if you were a huge Moonlighting fan.  A consummate singer and performer, Jarreau had pretty much dropped out of the spotlight in the last couple of decades.   155 more words

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John Wetton

Real life has been a little hectic, and I neglected to note the passing of Asia frontman John Wetton last week.

Asia was always one of those reliably catchy bands that I listened to on the radio, but never really thought too much about.   135 more words

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Mary Tyler Moore

Not that long ago, I posted the theme from The Mary Tyler Moore Show as interpreted by Minneapolis Punk band Husker Du.  Now I’m posting it because Mary Tyler Moore has left this plane of existence.   135 more words

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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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