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Legendary musicians who died in 2019

Pegi Young was the long time wife of Neil Young as well a member of his band. She died of cancer at age 66.
As we move in to the first full week of the new year, it’s time to honor the great musicians who left us in 2019. Here’s a look at fifteen greats and their music. Related Post:Hobbies of Musicians Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely... Read more »

Ginger Baker dies at age 80: A great drummer-not such a great human

Ginger Baker dies at age 80: A great drummer-not such a great human
“We’re happily co-existing in different continents. I’m in England, he’s in South Africa. I was thinking of asking him to move. He’s still a little too close.”~Jack Bruce Back in the late 60’s-early 70’s, rock musicians started to die due to their addictions. Brian Jones, Jimi, Janis and Jim Morrison were among the early big... Read more »

Drumming For Parkinson's

You may be wondering what’s with these four guys. Here’s the connection….Ginger Baker and Jim Keltner are drummers. John Stamos and me are wanna-be’s. You may also be wondering what’s the deal with you and the drums? It’s therapy….really…and it kind of works….on a few levels. Here’s the thing….Parkinson’s affects people in many different ways.... Read more »
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Oh The Weather Outside Is Frightful

And yesterday it wasn’t all that delightful on the inside. ¬†This is John Stroger Hospital. Trust me when I tell you it doesn’t look as nice in person. You ever watch St. Elsewhere? It’s pretty damn close. I was scheduled to have a brain MRI yesterday. It was originally suppose to be done on December... Read more »

Ginger Baker vs Levon Helm

This has been a big year for movies about music. You had ” 20 Feet From Stardom”, ” Muscle Shoales” and in the theaters now, ” Inside Llewyn Davis.” I’m going to talk about two others, that featured two of the great personalities of rock and roll from the ’60’s, Ginger Baker and Levon Helm.... Read more »
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