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Thread #94181 Message #1827393
Posted By: MuddleC
05-Sep-06 - 09:35 AM
Thread Name: Obit: EagleWing - August 2006
Subject: RE: Obit: EagleWing - August 2006
Just returned from the funeral, several 'folkies'were there besides a large family turnout.
Besides the normal hymns at the Baptist church, the nicest touch was, in my view, a lone guitarist playing a favorite tune of his , 'The Galway Shawl', and we joined in with the chorus, ... felt a bit like being down at the pub on a folk club night, I think he would have liked that as a send-off, even though there was no liquid refreshment other than tea.!
As they say in the parrot sketch, he's climbed the curtains for the last time,