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#161 honez

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Posted 14 October 2004 - 11:12 AM

I just thought the name was ripe for a pun!


...as they say in Yorkshire: 'E. Bye, Gone.' [Well, sort of] :D
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Posted 17 October 2004 - 03:49 AM

Pierre Salinger Kapput
life, n : the whim of several billion cells to be with you for a while.

Dodo deado, Dodi deado, Di deado, Dando deado ... Surely Dido's looking dodgy ?

Despite the high cost of living, it still seems popular.

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Posted 17 October 2004 - 01:43 PM

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Damn, I had him in mind for the game...

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Posted 19 October 2004 - 12:15 PM

CRAZY NAME

Also a big part of our collective childhood
Pardon me but I got to run
The fact's uncommonly clear
I got to find who's now the number one
And why my angel eyes ain't here

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#165 The Yeti

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Posted 19 October 2004 - 11:25 PM

Would you believe I got the following as spam in my email ! ;) God knows why as I've never heard of her nor the site that sent me it ...

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Rock-and-roller Cordell Jackson acclaimed late in life
By Bill Dries

October 15, 2004

Cordell Jackson, who started her own record label in Memphis in the 1950s and re-emerged later in life as the guitar chord-crunching "Rock-and-Roll Granny," died Thursday evening, according to her family. She was 81.

She had been ill for nine months, said family members who were making funeral arrangements late Thursday.

Mrs. Jackson was a rock-and-roll pioneer in a business dominated by men. Like most musicians, she hesitated to define her style.

"Lord, I don't know what my music is. It's just Cordell music," she said in a 1994 interview.

Born in Pontotoc, Miss., Mrs. Jackson got her first guitar when she was 12, ordered by her father out of a mail order catalog for $8.13 a month.

Living in Memphis in the 1950s, Mrs. Jackson began showing up at Sam Phillips's Memphis Recording Service to make recordings for herself.

When two of her Christmas recordings didn't make the cut as records on Phillips's Sun Records label, Mrs. Jackson started her own label and called it Moon Records.

Nashville guitar legend and producer Chet Atkins mastered all of the Memphis record label's music and the records were pressed by RCA Victor. Atkins took on the job after Mrs. Jackson called RCA's Nashville office and Atkins answered the phone.

The agreement ended in 1965 as Beatlemania and the British rock invasion eclipsed rock and roll's early American pioneers.

Mrs. Jackson happened to hear Tav Falco, the frontman of the Memphis punk band Panther Burns, performing one of her songs in the 1980s.

Her first-ever paying gig followed shortly thereafter when Mrs. Jackson, then 62, was paid $50 to play at the Antenna Club on Madison Avenue, the epicenter of the city's punk rock scene.

In 1991, an advertising agency teamed her with Stray Cats guitarist Brian Setzer for a Budweiser beer television commercial in which Mrs. Jackson instructed the '50s revivalist how to properly crunch a guitar chord.

Appearances followed on national television that featured her straightforward personality and music.

Last year, Mrs. Jackson was honored with a brass note on Beale Street. Mrs. Jackson saw the note while she was walking in the entertainment district before a ceremony could be planned to unveil it.

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life, n : the whim of several billion cells to be with you for a while.

Dodo deado, Dodi deado, Di deado, Dando deado ... Surely Dido's looking dodgy ?

Despite the high cost of living, it still seems popular.

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Posted 20 October 2004 - 02:53 AM

Hildy Parks

http://news.independ...sp?story=573535
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#167 Anubis the Jackal

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Posted 20 October 2004 - 08:29 AM

life after death?

Perhaps Professor Robert Morris will come back to tell us
Pardon me but I got to run
The fact's uncommonly clear
I got to find who's now the number one
And why my angel eyes ain't here

Excuse me while I disappear

#168 Anubis the Jackal

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Posted 20 October 2004 - 08:33 AM

father of homeopathy

Jacques Benveniste

Did you hear about the suicidal homeopath?
He took an underdose.
Pardon me but I got to run
The fact's uncommonly clear
I got to find who's now the number one
And why my angel eyes ain't here

Excuse me while I disappear

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Posted 20 October 2004 - 09:30 AM

life after death?

Perhaps Professor Robert Morris will come back to tell us

I notice that they waited 10 weeks between his death and printing the obituary. Were they holding off, waiting for a message from the other side?? ;)
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Posted 20 October 2004 - 01:49 PM

Maybe it took him that long to write his own obituary via a ouija board.

In today's technological society, this sort of delay really should be avoidable. Perhaps Microsoft could do the decent thing and include a "Word for Ouija" add-on to their Office suite. All you need to do then is find a ouija board with a USB connection, plug it in to your PC and download your messages from beyond in no time at all.
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Posted 21 October 2004 - 06:03 PM

Lord Chapple

http://news.bbc.co.u.../uk/3761276.stm

:)
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#172 VSBfromH

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Posted 22 October 2004 - 10:37 AM

Julius Harris

IMDB entry

(Only mention of his death I could find required registering, so the above is his IMDB entry)

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Posted 22 October 2004 - 11:28 AM

Julius Harris obit

...found this one now!
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Posted 23 October 2004 - 05:20 PM

Bill Nicholson..

http://news.bbc.co.u...pur/3757030.stm

Surprised no-one has mentioned his passing. Obviously no spurs fans out there :)
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#175 Anubis the Jackal

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Posted 25 October 2004 - 08:18 AM

Two for the music anoraks out there...

Greg Shaw
Garage Rock "archivist"

Dave Godin

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Pardon me but I got to run
The fact's uncommonly clear
I got to find who's now the number one
And why my angel eyes ain't here

Excuse me while I disappear

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Posted 25 October 2004 - 12:10 PM

His battery eventually ran out...
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#177 Paul Bearer

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Posted 25 October 2004 - 04:34 PM

His battery eventually ran out...


here's hoping these bloody pink bunnies follow him
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Posted 26 October 2004 - 06:42 AM

Opera star Robert Merrill, 85
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Posted 28 October 2004 - 05:39 PM

Graham Roberts

http://news.bbc.co.u...dio/3963225.stm

Altogether now.... rum te tum te tum te tum rrrrrrum te tum te ta da

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Posted 29 October 2004 - 10:43 AM

... not the former Spurs "hard man" then!
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