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Whitehouse

Posted Today, 02:47 AM

After Jefferson Airplane another San Fransisco based band loses its leader...

Dan Hicks of Hot Licks dies at 74. Best known for the song "I scare myself" which was a UK hit in 1984, sung by Thomas Dolby.


YoungWillz

Posted 05 February 2016 - 03:52 AM

 

Joe Dowell, US singer who had a US 1961 hit with Wooden Heart, has died from a heart attack at 76. http://lethbridgeher...art-dies-at-76/
 
Here's his version: https://youtu.be/eNNwqm-joJM


I grew up listening to oldies (50s/60s) station in Detroit and I've NEVER heard this dreary treacle. Sad days that could make #1. Where's Wrecking Ball when u need it! :-?
SirC

 

 

One week at #1 on the chart issued August 28 1961.

 

Love the description as 'dreary treacle' pmsl.


Sir Creep

Posted 05 February 2016 - 03:41 AM

Joe Dowell, US singer who had a US 1961 hit with Wooden Heart, has died from a heart attack at 76. http://lethbridgeher...art-dies-at-76/
 
Here's his version: https://youtu.be/eNNwqm-joJM


I grew up listening to oldies (50s/60s) station in Detroit and I've NEVER heard this dreary treacle. Sad days that could make #1. Where's Wrecking Ball when u need it! :-?
SirC

YoungWillz

Posted 05 February 2016 - 03:07 AM

Joe Dowell, US singer who had a US 1961 hit with Wooden Heart, has died from a heart attack at 76. http://lethbridgeher...art-dies-at-76/

 

Here's his version: https://youtu.be/eNNwqm-joJM


Deathray

Posted 04 February 2016 - 11:50 PM

So February the next twenty years boding to be as crapulous as January for the music world.

 

I've explained this theory before and we'll see how it pans out but I'll call it the post-war effect. Someone born in 1935 is now 81-82 1939 is now 76-77, someone born in 1945 is now 70-71, someone born in 1940 is 65-66. A lot of people from these cohorts will have been underfed as kids (thank rationing well into the 50s). A lot of the 1935 cohort have outlived expectations so are on the way. The kids who grew up during the war and became famous in the 60s are likely to have destroyed their bodies. And then due to radio, film and television really taking off in the 60-70s we have many many more celebs at both ends of this age range to choose from. This perfect storm means for the next few decades X of band/film franchise/tv show has died will be a bi-weekly occurrence - X almost always being a household name or part of a household name.. 


YoungWillz

Posted 04 February 2016 - 11:44 PM

Earth, Wind & Fire founder, Maurice White dead at 74. 

 

Another miss for my 1980 Hits team - here's their 1980 UK #29 hit, Let Me Talk:

 

 

Edit: Was on Octopus of Odstock's Farewell List here: http://www.deathlist...c=8379&p=202909


Youwanticewiththat

Posted 04 February 2016 - 10:51 PM

So February boding to be as crapulous as January for the music world.


adrian0719

Posted 04 February 2016 - 10:35 PM

Earth, Wind & Fire founder, Maurice White dead at 74. 


Sir Creep

Posted 04 February 2016 - 05:30 AM

Yep.
Which is when the smurfs were doing it in Germany..
Which one was bass SC ?

Papa Smurf sang bass, Mama sang tenor, me and little brother Smurf would join right in there.
SC

Sir Creep

Posted 04 February 2016 - 05:26 AM

Jon Bunch, former frontman for the 1990s emo band Sense Field and later Further Seems Forever, has died. He was 46.
SC
http://www.billboard...-singer-dies-46

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