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charon

Posted 25 November 2014 - 07:24 PM

Doh.

maryportfuncity

Posted 25 November 2014 - 07:04 PM

View Postcharon, on 25 November 2014 - 05:04 PM, said:

http://www.cornishma...tail/story.html

Clive Palmer at 71, incredible string band founder.

Aye, he was mentioned hereabouts a couple of days back.

charon

Posted 25 November 2014 - 05:04 PM

http://www.cornishma...tail/story.html

Clive Palmer at 71, incredible string band founder.

charon

Posted 11 November 2014 - 05:27 AM


Maggie Boyle at 57.

http://www.theguardi...10/maggie-boyle

Haunting vocals, so she had.

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'.

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