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Saturday, 9 May 2020

Little Richard, Founding Father of Rock Who Broke Musical Barriers, Dead at 87

quote [ Pianist-singer behind ?Tutti Frutti,? ?Good Golly Miss Molly,? and ?Long Tall Sally? set the template that a generation of musicians would follow ]

I played some Little Richard songs on my stereo
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[by ScoobySnacks@9:08pmGMT] [6 comments]

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Kraftwerk Co-Founder Florian Schneider Dies at Age 73

quote [ Florian Schneider, who co-founded the influential electronic band Kraftwerk, has died. ]

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[by arrowhen@3:43pmGMT] [5 comments]

Friday, 17 April 2020

Brian Dennehy, ?Tommy Boy? and ?First Blood? Star, Dies at 81

quote [ Brian Dennehy, the winner of two Tonys in a career that also spanned films including ?Tommy Boy,? ?First Blood? and ?Cocoon,? and television roles including ?Dynasty? and ?Death of a Salesman,? died on Wednesday night in New Haven, Conn. He was 81. ]

Favorite actor Dennehy, favorite drink O'Doul's
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[by ScoobySnacks@3:10amGMT] [5 comments]

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Mathematician John Horton Conway, a ?magical genius? known for inventing the ?Game of Life,? dies at age 82

quote [ John Horton Conway, a legendary mathematician who stood out for his love of games and for bringing mathematics to the masses, died on April 11at age 82. ]

One of the earliest games I played on the internet.

https://bitstorm.org/gameoflife/
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[by XregnaR@3:44pmGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 10 April 2020

Mort Drucker, Master of the Mad Caricature, Is Dead at 91

quote [ His illustrations of celebrities for Mad magazine?s movie and television satires inspired countless cartoonists. Actors, politicians and others knew they had made it when he drew them. ]

2020 can just go ahead and fuck itself right off.
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[by XregnaR@5:28pmGMT] [2 comments]



Wednesday, 8 April 2020

John Prine, Legendary Folk Singer, Dies at 73

quote [ John Prine, who established himself as one of America?s deftest and most affecting singer-songwriters over the course of a nearly 50-year career, died Tuesday of complications of coronavirus. He was 73. ]

I want to put a John Prine record on
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[by ScoobySnacks@2:16amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

Bill Withers, Writer and Singer of ?Lean on Me? and ?Ain?t No Sunshine,? Dies at 81

quote [ R&B singer-songwriter Bill Withers, whose belated career in music burned briefly but brightly in the early ?70s via a string of highly personalized hits, died from heart complications on Monday? ]

Damn. Well, let's remember him via some clever responses in the fabulous Death, Sex And Money podcast.
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[by Paracetamol@11:18amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 30 March 2020

Bob Andy, dead at 75

quote [ Arguably one of reggae's most prolific songwriters, Bob Andy passed away peacefully at his St Andrew residence yesterday. The singer, who was battling cancer, was 75 years old. ]

Just learned about this through some festival newsletter. Check wiki info and their hit in the extended.

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[by Paracetamol@1:07pmGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 27 March 2020

Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

quote [ The Frenchman illustrated the famous comic book series and eventually took over the writing. ]

This was actually a few days ago, but must have been missed for obvious reasons.
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[by slaytanik@11:50amGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Country Music Icon Kenny Rogers Dies at 81

quote [ Vocalist Kenny Rogers, who dominated the pop and country charts in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of sleekly tailored hits and won three Grammys, has died. He was 81. Rogers ?passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family,? a representative for the singer said in a statement. ]

Kenny Rogers' "Gambler" is my gambling theme
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[by ScoobySnacks@6:40amGMT] [1 comment]



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