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maryportfuncity

Posted 12 October 2014 - 04:47 PM

View PostToast, on 12 October 2014 - 12:51 PM, said:

View PostDeathray, on 12 October 2014 - 11:48 AM, said:

Surely, Other Lives isn't point-scoring?

Why would you think that? It's a feature in a national print newspaper.
There are far more ephemeral fleeting mentions that are considered valid.

Hell yeah, I always understood it was point scoring; on the...

Toast

Posted 12 October 2014 - 12:51 PM

View PostDeathray, on 12 October 2014 - 11:48 AM, said:

Surely, Other Lives isn't point-scoring?

Why would you think that? It's a feature in a national print newspaper.
There are far more ephemeral fleeting mentions that are considered valid.

Deathray

Posted 12 October 2014 - 11:48 AM

Surely, Other Lives isn't point-scoring?

Toast

Posted 12 October 2014 - 11:18 AM

View Postmaryportfuncity, on 11 October 2014 - 05:03 PM, said:

Another venerable sort who never made household name status, Stuart Gordon, has gone:
http://www.theguardi...gordon-obituary

If nowt else, this proves the willingness of the broadsheets - esp The Guardian - to publish point-scoring obits for anyone who got a sniff of folkie action or similar (Gordon was involved with The Incredible String Band for a while).

Actually it's in under "Other Lives" which means one of his mates wrote and submitted the obit,...

maryportfuncity

Posted 11 October 2014 - 05:03 PM

Another venerable sort who never made household name status, Stuart Gordon, has gone:
http://www.theguardi...gordon-obituary

If nowt else, this proves the willingness of the broadsheets - esp The Guardian - to publish point-scoring obits for anyone who got a sniff of folkie action or similar (Gordon was involved with The Incredible String Band for a while).

time

Posted 24 September 2014 - 12:14 PM

Accordian player and lead instrumentalist of the Yetties, Pete Shutler, has died aged 68 of cancer.

Their version of Barwick Green has played in the Sunday Omnibus edition of The Archers for 'almost 40 years'.

maryportfuncity

Posted 22 August 2014 - 09:23 AM

View PostGuest, on 21 August 2014 - 09:14 PM, said:

View PostGrande Pablo, on 21 August 2014 - 08:14 PM, said:

Scottish folkie Jean Redpath

here's a link to news of her death http://www.bbc.co.uk...otland-28890309

Which also suggests that those involved in BB...

Guest

Posted 21 August 2014 - 09:14 PM

View PostGrande Pablo, on 21 August 2014 - 08:14 PM, said:

Scottish folkie Jean Redpath

here's a link to news of her death http://www.bbc.co.uk...otland-28890309

Grande Pablo

Posted 21 August 2014 - 08:14 PM

Scottish folkie Jean Redpath

time

Posted 12 February 2014 - 11:23 AM

Chieftains founder member Sean Potts hangs up his tin whistle aged 83.

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