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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #150: July 21, 2023, 08:42:05 AM »
Tony Bennett (the singer, not the basketball coach) at 96.
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« Reply #151: July 21, 2023, 08:46:33 AM »
Wow. 96 is a damn good run. Think he was active at least until the last couple years.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #152: July 26, 2023, 02:14:42 PM »
Sinead O'Connor at 56. I hope her estate doesn't ask the Pope to preside at the funeral.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #153: July 26, 2023, 02:43:44 PM »
Sinead O'Connor at 56. I hope her estate doesn't ask the Pope to preside at the funeral.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #154: July 27, 2023, 10:36:36 AM »

Tony Bennett and the great Bill Evans:


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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #155: July 27, 2023, 10:37:39 AM »
Sinead O'Connor at 56. I hope her estate doesn't ask the Pope to preside at the funeral.
IIRC she tore up the picture of the Pope to protest the Church covering up allegations of abuse of children.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #156: July 27, 2023, 10:38:39 AM »
IIRC she tore up the picture of the Pope to protest the Church covering up allegations of abuse of children.
That was a couple Popes ago. John Paul I think.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #157: July 27, 2023, 10:42:38 PM »
Randy Meissner. Eagles bass player and singer. Most notable song was Take It To Yhe Limit.
I like this one from Hotel California.




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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #158: July 28, 2023, 09:04:36 AM »
Randy Meissner. Eagles bass player and singer. Most notable song was Take It To Yhe Limit.
I like this one from Hotel California.




:(  I grew to like the non-Frey / Henley singers in the Eagles. They were a much more complete band than their image.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #159: July 28, 2023, 06:32:51 PM »
That was a couple Popes ago. John Paul I think.

John Paul II

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #160: July 29, 2023, 08:52:16 AM »
Johnny Lujack: great football player for Notre Dame and then the Bears. An ultimate two-way player: QB, DB, and kicker. Three-time Heisman Trophy winner, twice All-pro.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/obituaries/2023/07/27/johnny-lujack-dead-notre-dame/
 


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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #164: August 08, 2023, 04:49:35 PM »
William Friedkin, director of The French Connection, The Exorcist and To Live and Die in L.A., among other films, on August 7 at age 87.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Friedkin

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #165: August 09, 2023, 08:47:31 AM »
Randy Meissner. Eagles bass player and singer. Most notable song was Take It To Yhe Limit.
I like this one from Hotel California.



His finest song, shame it got lost in so much other album greatness.

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« Reply #166: August 09, 2023, 09:54:17 AM »
His finest song, shame it got lost in so much other album greatness.
Agree. What a great album. When I first got the album I used to literally get a chill up my spine during one of the guitar riffs at the end of Hotel California.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #167: August 09, 2023, 11:24:07 AM »
Every Filipino cover band in just about every bar in Asia will carry the Eagles torch for the next several decades (or centuries). 

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« Reply #168: August 09, 2023, 11:33:56 AM »
Every Filipino cover band in just about every bar in Asia will carry the Eagles torch for the next several decades (or centuries). 

we took an alaskan cruise a few years ago. The main entertainment was a filipino cover band that was simply incredible.

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« Reply #169: August 09, 2023, 07:03:52 PM »
Let's not overlook Robbie Robertson, from The Band.



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« Reply #170: August 09, 2023, 07:23:49 PM »
Oh man. Can’t believe he was 80. Legend.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #171: August 10, 2023, 08:05:16 AM »
we took an alaskan cruise a few years ago. The main entertainment was a filipino cover band that was simply incredible.
I haven't been on a cruise in forever but we did them pretty regularly for a while around 10 years ago, and it seemed like nearly every ship was equipped with a Filipino cover band and they were ALWAYS impeccable at precisely imitating the band they were covering.

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #172: August 10, 2023, 08:49:44 AM »
No mention of lil tay who may or may not be dead?

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #173: August 10, 2023, 12:16:48 PM »
Apparently Sixto Rodriguez died a couple of days ago, age 81.  I watched "Sugarman" on a plane and was so spellbound I had to watch it again (fortunately it was a long flight).  Rest in power sir. 

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Re: Deaths of famous people (2023)
« Reply #174: August 10, 2023, 01:49:48 PM »
Apparently Sixto Rodriguez died a couple of days ago, age 81.  I watched "Sugarman" on a plane and was so spellbound I had to watch it again (fortunately it was a long flight).  Rest in power sir. 

An underrated talent, for sure.