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  1. Thread: Roky Erickson

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    Saddened to hear of Roky's passing - He was a...

    Saddened to hear of Roky's passing - He was a sweet old gent. I was lucky to spend a few minutes with him. He still had a twinlkle in eye and a smile on his face. For all of the crap he went through...
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    54818Did many a show with Dick Dale - He was the...

    54818Did many a show with Dick Dale - He was the ultimate performer and a unique storyteller, he always brought it to the stage no matter how ill he was. We had actually booked a show with him for...
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    Very bummed out that Peter passed - The Monkees...

    Very bummed out that Peter passed - The Monkees were mine, and most of my friends introduction to music and the fun that could be had by performing - Met Peter a few times and he was generally more...
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    Here are my picks for 2019 1) Cloris Leachman...

    Here are my picks for 2019

    1) Cloris Leachman
    2) Little Richard
    3) Robert Clary
    4) Barbara Eden
    5) Michael Constantine
    6) Clu Gulager
    7) Robert Wagner
    8) Tim Conway
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    Bummer to hear - She was one of my favorite 60's...

    Bummer to hear - She was one of my favorite 60's actress/pin-up stunners - I was just watching her on Mission Impossible - She was in a couple of episodes after Barbara Bain left. I looked up on line...
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    Got to see and hang out with him for an evening...

    Got to see and hang out with him for an evening in a small club in New Orleans - He put on one of the best shows I'd ever seen. Just him with a beat up old guitar, beat up amp, a fuzz pedal and a...
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    Not a huge metal fan, but I respected his playing...

    Not a huge metal fan, but I respected his playing - Got a chance to meet him and he was a super nice guy. He seemed to be a guy who lived life to max and was cool to his fans (at least that is what I...
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    Marty Allen of Allen and Rossi

    I always enjoyed watching Allen and Rossi as a kid and loved the movie The Last of The Secret Agents - They would be tame by today's standards, but as a youngster I found them funny - As a self...
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    So sad to hear about Dennis's passing. He was a...

    So sad to hear about Dennis's passing. He was a total class act during the short time I got to spend with him. He was nice enough to put up with me asking questions about the psychedelic soul stuff...
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    Unfortunately, I ended up with 4 correct picks...

    Unfortunately, I ended up with 4 correct picks last year.

    1) Val Kilmer
    2) Jerry Lewis*
    3) Little Richard
    4) Chuck Berry*
    5) Robert Clary
    6) Fats Domino*
    7) Tim Currie
    8) Michael...
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    I loved him playing snarky characters on The Wild...

    I loved him playing snarky characters on The Wild Wild West and The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
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    He was weird, crusty and thoroughly entertaining....

    He was weird, crusty and thoroughly entertaining. I was lucky to catch The Fall live a few times. I never knew what to expect, but I knew it was going to be a unique show.
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    Was very bummed out to hear of Pat's passing. I...

    Was very bummed out to hear of Pat's passing. I was lucky to have many interactions with him, and I can tell you it was always a blast. Besides being a great band, Pat (and the rest of The...
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    My buddies were in Shop Girl with Steve. They...

    My buddies were in Shop Girl with Steve. They said he was really nice, but a bit stand offish - He doesn't sign autographs anymore, but when he was asked for autographs, he passed out cards that said...
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    Jeffrey Ross - Nice guy, fun to hangout with ...

    Jeffrey Ross - Nice guy, fun to hangout with

    Marc Maron - Nice guy. bright mind, always on the look out for something interesting that he can incorporate into his act or podcast

    Gilbert...
  16. Thread: Dead Pool 2017

    by Willy
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    Looking back on my predictions - unfortunately,...

    Looking back on my predictions - unfortunately, I've gotten three deaths from my list
  17. Thread: Frank Vincent

    by Willy
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    Go home and get your shine box! Bummer to hear, I...

    Go home and get your shine box! Bummer to hear, I met him once, totally hilarious guy. Definitely, someone you'd love to go out and have a drink with. RIP Frank!
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    Somebody hacked her Twitter account after Chester...

    Somebody hacked her Twitter account after Chester died and posted that. It was quickly taken down

    http://www.findadeath.com/forum/images/dark/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by TeddyBear...
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    His wife just released a statement thanking...

    His wife just released a statement thanking everyone for their support and stating how heartbroken they are and how much she and the kids will miss Chester. Unlike someone else who chased the...
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    According to the coroners report, the ligature he...

    According to the coroners report, the ligature he used to hang himself had a metal clip which is what caused the bleeding.
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    It looks like his widow is chasing the spotlight...

    It looks like his widow is chasing the spotlight again - More of the me, me , me, I, I, I, as she once again has to tells her story to the media or anyone who will listen.
    ...
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    http://www.findadeath.com/forum/images/dark/misc/q...

    http://www.findadeath.com/forum/images/dark/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by Willy http://www.findadeath.com/forum/images/dark/buttons/viewpost-right.png ...
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    I hope that I don't come off shitty, but is there...

    I hope that I don't come off shitty, but is there anyone else out there that kind of finds it tacky that Cornell's widow seems go out of her way put herself in the news about her husband's suicide. I...
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    Was saddened to hear of his passing. I was...

    Was saddened to hear of his passing. I was supposed to go to the show last night, but I couldn't make it. Contrary to stated reports, many of my friends who went to the show said he seemed to be off...
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    I guess Gregg isn't ready to die yet ...

    I guess Gregg isn't ready to die yet http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/gregg-allman-denies-hospice-rumors-w478638
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    Coroner reported she died of complications of...

    Coroner reported she died of complications of cancer and no drugs were found http://www.wjcl.com/article/happy-days-actress-erin-moran-cause-of-death-released/9550593
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    Gregg Allman in hospice

    Multiple news sources are reporting that Gregg Allman is now in hospice care.
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    Why isn't this one in the Actor & Actresses...

    Why isn't this one in the Actor & Actresses thread - Don was a great actor: Loved him in CPO Sharkey (on TV) as well as Casino, Kelly's Heroes and all the Frankie & Annette movies. The Johnny Carson...
  29. Thread: Chuck Berry, 90

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    I saw Chuck quite a few times through the 80's...

    I saw Chuck quite a few times through the 80's and 90's. The shows were always hit or miss, as he always used pick up bands and he would sometimes go on these weird long rants in between songs. From...
  30. Thread: Alan Hale Jr.

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    Loved the Wild Wild West episode where Alan Hale...

    Loved the Wild Wild West episode where Alan Hale Jr. subbed for a recuperating Ross Martin.
  31. Was bummed to see that Butch Trucks passed away -...

    Was bummed to see that Butch Trucks passed away - Back in the day it was almost a right of passage to get with your school crew and go to an Allman Brothers Band show. It was just a good party with...
  32. Thread: James Cagney

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    I loved Cagney in all forms, gangster, dancer and...

    I loved Cagney in all forms, gangster, dancer and comedian - The one movie which I think is totally underrated was Billy Wilder's "One, Two, Three", where Cagney pokes fun at his old movie image.
  33. Thread: Dead Pool 2017

    by Willy
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    1) Val Kilmer 2) Jerry Lewis 3) Little Richard...

    1) Val Kilmer
    2) Jerry Lewis
    3) Little Richard
    4) Chuck Berry
    5) Robert Clary
    6) Fats Domino
    7) Tim Currie
    8) Michael Constantine
    9) Rose Marie
    10) Clu Gulager
  34. Thread: Bernard fox

    by Willy
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    Loved him as Colonel Crittenden in Hogan's Heroes...

    Loved him as Colonel Crittenden in Hogan's Heroes - He was also great as a bad guy in The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
    http://www.findadeath.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=54041&stc=1
  35. Thread: Leon Russell.

    by Willy
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    R.I.P. Leon - Such an amazing musical life. We...

    R.I.P. Leon - Such an amazing musical life. We did a quite a few shows with him. He was a blast to be around, always had a great story, if you caught him at the right time. My favorite memory of Leon...
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    Robert Vaughn (The Man From U.N.C.L.E.)

    Quite bummed out to see that Robert Vaughn passed away. I love The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and thought Vaughn was perfect in his part as Mr. Solo and later on as Harry Rule in The Protectors

    From the...
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    Gordie Howe - aka Mr. Hockey

    Legendary hockey star Gordie Howe passed away this morning at the age of 88. http://nhl.nbcsports.com/2016/06/10/mr-hockey-gordie-howe-passes-away-at-age-88/?cid=eref:nbcnews:text

    As a youth I...
  38. Thread: Billy Paul

    by Willy
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    I was involved with booking musical acts for a...

    I was involved with booking musical acts for a free four day music and food festival for quite a few years. Every year I kept bringing up Billy Paul as a performer to the others on the festival...
  39. Thread: Dead Pool 2016

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    1) Kirk Douglas 2) Olivia De Havilland 3)...

    1) Kirk Douglas
    2) Olivia De Havilland
    3) Little Richard
    4) Chuck Berry
    5) Dick Van Dyke
    6) Joe Jackson (Jackson Family)
    7) Aaron Hernandez
    8) Phil Spector
    9) Rose Marie
    10) Abe Vigoda
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    Sad to see Lemmy's passing. Wasn't totally...

    Sad to see Lemmy's passing. Wasn't totally unexpected given his lifestyle, but still... I lucked out and got to hang with him a few times. He was a total bad-ass. Super nice to all his fans and...
  41. Thread: P. F. Sloan - 70

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    Saddened to hear of PF's death. He was a really...

    Saddened to hear of PF's death. He was a really sweet guy. I was honored to spend some time with him hanging out talking music. Was totally straightforward about the business and the music and the...
  42. Thread: Allen Toussaint

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    Allen Toussaint

    R.I.P. Allen Toussaint - Allen was totally one of the most underrated artists on the planet! Besides being an amazing singer/songwriter, he was a super nice guy who always took a minute or two to...
  43. Thread: B.B. King

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    BB's daughters are grasping at straws to get a...

    BB's daughters are grasping at straws to get a piece of the pie as their golden goose is gone! Unfortunately, they will probably try some more BS before his estate is settled.
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    Gary Quackenbush (from The SRC)

    Guitarist Gary Quackenbush from The SRC passed away on Saturday, June 20 from complications from lung disease. While the band was not huge, they did release three albums on Capitol in the late...
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    Very sad to hear of Ornette Coleman's passing. He...

    Very sad to hear of Ornette Coleman's passing. He was a true music innovator who tried to push jazz music to the limit.

    My favorite story with regards to Ornette came from a visit to New York...
  46. Thread: B.B. King

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    More crap-a-coming from BB's daughters -...

    More crap-a-coming from BB's daughters - http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6590713/bb-king-estate-fight-family-aide-court
  47. Thread: B.B. King

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    From NME http://www.nme.com/news/bb-king/85833...

    From NME
    http://www.nme.com/news/bb-king/85833

    BB King’s son Willie has spoken out against claims made by two of his sisters that King was poisoned, saying the two women 'went to the extreme.'...
  48. Thread: B.B. King

    by Willy
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    The family had been living off of BB for a...

    The family had been living off of BB for a longtime. As soon as he retired from the road, their funds dried up. BB was tired and wanted to live out the last few weeks as he saw fit. He was 89 and had...
  49. Thread: B.B. King

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    Sad to hear of BB's passing. I was lucky enough...

    Sad to hear of BB's passing. I was lucky enough to interview him once and I must say he lived up to everything you want out of a pop star - He was very classy and a total gentleman and made everybody...
  50. Thread: Kim Fowley - 75

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    Kim was piece of shit, who lucked out at being in...

    Kim was piece of shit, who lucked out at being in the right place at the right time. I had many interactions with him. He was all about exploiting people for his gain. Last run in with him, he was...
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