R.I.P.

Julián Fernández
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Re: R.I.P.

Postby Julián Fernández » Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:01 pm

So sorry, man. Stay strong!
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langmick
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Re: R.I.P.

Postby langmick » Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:38 pm

If this thread Jim Richman has created is the RIP musician thread, and we have a lot of great people passing on, here is one. Not everyone is into Can, he was a main dude in that band. Euro music in the 70s is fascinating.


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Re: R.I.P.

Postby Clint Hopkins » Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:47 pm

My deepest condolences, Jeppe. Stay strong my friend.
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Re: R.I.P.

Postby Morgenthaler » Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:54 pm

Thank you so very, very much, guys <3

My dad was a bass player and the number one reason I got my first drumkit when I was seven years old.
Today we had his funeral which was incredibly hard, beautiful and packed with music.
Here he is, as remembered by one of my parents' best friends, graphic designer Susanne Koefoed

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We played for him one last time, me and my friends from Mads Mathias' quartet, my childhood friend Morten was
playing my dad's old bass, named 'Ansjovis' (Anchovies). Ansjovis is 100 years old in 2020 <3

The kit I am playing is my Trowa kit, the very first kit I ever got as a 7-year old.

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Re: R.I.P.

Postby AllenS » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:35 am

My maternal grandfather (died of kidney failure)
My paternal (step)-grandmother (died of Alzheimer's complications)
My cousin's best friend (beautiful, yet unfortunately troubled young woman who died very suddenly at 17 years old)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bayard Rustin
Chris Cornell
Heath Ledger
Robin Williams
Jeff Buckley
Allan Holdsworth
Cliff Burton
Layne Staley
Jeff Porcaro
Carlos Vega
Louis Bellson
Richard Wright (of Pink Floyd)
Chris Squire
Walter Cronkite
Jimi Hendrix
Anna Politkovskaya
Paul Wellstone
Oscar Romero
Daniel Pearl
Daniel Lewin
Abraham Lincoln
Rick Rescorla
Mark Bingham, Todd Beamer, Jeremy Glick, Tom Burnett...
Howard Zinn
Elie Weisel

And last but not least (furthest from least for me, in fact): Jesus of Nazareth

Too many others to list though...
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Darren Altman
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Re: R.I.P.

Postby Darren Altman » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:21 am

What a weird post to put on a drumming forum. Odd.
Jim Richman
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Re: R.I.P.

Postby Jim Richman » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:24 pm

Darren Altman wrote:What a weird post to put on a drumming forum. Odd.

I agree. But I was here, and there were several threads with RIP on the end. It seemed like the only new threads were when drummers passed, and there were a lot in the past month or so. So i suggested to put them in one thread. Maybe i should have explained it more?
Keith Mansfield rules!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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langmick
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Re: R.I.P.

Postby langmick » Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:50 am

Tom Petty.

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Pocketplayer
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Re: R.I.P.

Postby Pocketplayer » Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:49 pm

One of the most unique careers as a musician...he always seemed relevant since 1978!
Saw Tom in HS on the Refugee Tour...always seemed to reinvent his sound...

RIP for the 58 dead in Vegas and hope for the 500 plus injured from a senseless slaughter
of souls at a country gig! Ineffable...
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Re: R.I.P.

Postby langmick » Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:27 am

He sounded strong as ever at his last show. Life is just strange...


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