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The great gig in the sky

Discussion in 'Personal' started by GLsghost, Jan 29, 2016.

  1. GLsghost

    GLsghost Star commenter

    Gosh. Some headline act for Glastonbury this year.

    Now Paul Kantner has died. Rest in peace.

    Mangleworzle likes this.
  2. HelenREMfan

    HelenREMfan Star commenter

    I still have my "Blows against the Empire" vinyl. Loved Airplane and Starship....

    What a year so far.....
  3. FritzGrade

    FritzGrade Senior commenter

    You look at the demographics and it will be like this for a good few years
  4. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    Deaths amongst the elderly (or those getting on with maybe some accelerated living when younger) increase after Christmas, a combination of the effects of cold and a determined attempt to hang on for one last Christmas.

    There do seem to be more than usual this year amongst musicians.
  5. Elysium_Moissanite

    Elysium_Moissanite New commenter

    I don't think I've heard of Paul Kantner.
  6. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    As we grow older so do the musical (and otherwise) heroes of our youth.
    I am of that age where the expectation of such losses is higher
  7. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    And Joe Cocker.
  8. Elysium_Moissanite

    Elysium_Moissanite New commenter

    I don't think I've heard of Joe Cocker.
  9. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    Can't think why you're bothering to post then.
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  10. Elysium_Moissanite

    Elysium_Moissanite New commenter

    If you'd said David Cassidy or Brian Connolly had died, I'd know who you were talking about. I am bothering to post for the same reason as you I expect.
  11. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    I somehow missed that news. What a shame. Always had a soft spot for him.

    My favourite, from '69..........

  12. Jolly_Roger1

    Jolly_Roger1 Star commenter

    @GLsghost: Thank you for the clip of Jefferson Airplane! While I was watching, it suddenly came home to me that Woodstock was getting on for fifty years ago! Sobering thought!
  13. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    If we are going to show how good Cocker was, try this


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