Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafesj

Post to this Thread - Printer Friendly - Home
Page: [1] [2]


In Memoriam

Related threads:
Obit: Mudcat Honor Roll: Musicians of Note (73)
Folk Singers who Have Died (238)


Waddon Pete 11 Jan 21 - 10:55 AM
Waddon Pete 08 Jan 21 - 10:39 AM
Tattie Bogle 07 Jan 21 - 02:21 PM
Waddon Pete 07 Jan 21 - 10:01 AM
Waddon Pete 07 Jan 21 - 09:58 AM
GUEST,Lin 02 Jan 21 - 05:24 PM
Waddon Pete 01 Jan 21 - 12:49 PM
Waddon Pete 10 Dec 20 - 10:49 AM
Jos 09 Dec 20 - 12:40 PM
Waddon Pete 09 Dec 20 - 10:30 AM
Waddon Pete 22 Oct 20 - 10:27 AM
Waddon Pete 15 Oct 20 - 07:53 AM
Charmion 12 Oct 20 - 09:33 AM
Waddon Pete 12 Oct 20 - 06:17 AM
Waddon Pete 23 Sep 20 - 10:31 AM
Waddon Pete 20 Sep 20 - 07:59 AM
Waddon Pete 14 Sep 20 - 07:43 AM
Waddon Pete 09 Sep 20 - 08:48 AM
Waddon Pete 04 Aug 20 - 03:59 PM
Waddon Pete 22 Jul 20 - 11:36 AM
Seamus Kennedy 20 Jul 20 - 11:40 PM
Waddon Pete 19 Jul 20 - 07:57 AM
rich-joy 01 Jul 20 - 11:19 PM
GUEST,keberoxu 01 Jul 20 - 08:50 PM
rich-joy 01 Jul 20 - 08:02 PM
Waddon Pete 31 May 20 - 08:22 AM
Waddon Pete 24 May 20 - 07:48 AM
Waddon Pete 19 May 20 - 03:15 PM
Waddon Pete 10 May 20 - 06:42 AM
Waddon Pete 05 May 20 - 03:36 PM
Waddon Pete 03 May 20 - 08:54 AM
Waddon Pete 19 Apr 20 - 06:58 AM
Waddon Pete 12 Apr 20 - 07:25 AM
Waddon Pete 07 Apr 20 - 04:01 PM
Waddon Pete 24 Mar 20 - 05:25 PM
Waddon Pete 14 Mar 20 - 05:46 AM
Waddon Pete 09 Mar 20 - 06:46 AM
Waddon Pete 09 Mar 20 - 06:43 AM
r.padgett 05 Mar 20 - 01:30 PM
Waddon Pete 05 Mar 20 - 06:58 AM
Richard Mellish 01 Mar 20 - 05:23 PM
Waddon Pete 01 Mar 20 - 08:04 AM
Waddon Pete 18 Feb 20 - 03:39 PM
Waddon Pete 30 Jan 20 - 06:46 AM
Waddon Pete 23 Jan 20 - 07:12 AM
Waddon Pete 05 Jan 20 - 04:00 PM
Waddon Pete 19 Dec 19 - 03:38 PM
Waddon Pete 15 Oct 19 - 03:32 PM
Waddon Pete 24 Sep 19 - 03:32 PM
Waddon Pete 01 Aug 19 - 07:19 AM
Share Thread
more
Lyrics & Knowledge Search [Advanced]
DT  Forum
Sort (Forum) by:relevance date
DT Lyrics:













Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 11 Jan 21 - 10:55 AM

John Corteen and Mike Sparks have been added to the thread today. Both excellent practitioners of folk music and both greatly missed. RIP.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 08 Jan 21 - 10:39 AM

Thanks for the nudge Tattie, have now added Tom the the thread. A fine singer and all round folkie, organising many different ways to get people involved. RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 07 Jan 21 - 02:21 PM

Don't think you have yet added Tom Laurie of Glasgow, whose Obit appeared here recently, tho' not many posts on here (lots on Facebook).
Tom's funeral is tomorrow, 8th January at 1.30.pm UK time, and will be online: login details are on Facebook on the Glasgow Ballad Workshop 2020 group, which is a public group.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 07 Jan 21 - 10:01 AM

I have added Peter Cooke to the thread today. He was a very committed ethnomusicologist. If you are unsure of what this entails then his website detailed near the top of Jack's post will tell you all you need to know. He was a very able man who has left behind a great legacy. RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 07 Jan 21 - 09:58 AM

Hello Lin, sorry I have no idea of the answer to this question! Try contacting Joe direct.

Pete


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: GUEST,Lin
Date: 02 Jan 21 - 05:24 PM

Hi Joe,

I was wondering if there is a Memoriam thread yet for artist's who have passed before 1996? I was trying to find it here but perhaps it has not been established. Please let me know if there is one though.
Perhaps it's there and I missed it.

Thank you,
Lin


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 01 Jan 21 - 12:49 PM

Anne Byrne has been added to the roll today. The best place to start is with her website. There are links there to some lovely songs. Well worth a listen. RIP Anne.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 10 Dec 20 - 10:49 AM

Thanks Jos...Tony escaped me for a while there. Have rectified it now though and have added him to the thread. Pete


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Jos
Date: 09 Dec 20 - 12:40 PM

Shouldn't Tony Hooper be added? See the thread on 21 November:
"2020 Obit: Tony Hooper (Strawbs Founding Member)"

https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=168915&messages=4


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 09 Dec 20 - 10:30 AM

Jon Pickow and Mick Tyas are the latest to be added to this thread. Mick from the North of England and Jon from the USA. Both made a great contribution to folk music. Rest in peace.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 22 Oct 20 - 10:27 AM

Steve Thomason has been added to the roll today. A much loved exponent of folk music. Do have a look on his soundcloud page. RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 15 Oct 20 - 07:53 AM

Toby Fagenson has been added to the roll today. An excellent musician and a clever parody writer. Check out the web. RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Charmion
Date: 12 Oct 20 - 09:33 AM

Thanks, Pete. In his spot at that great folk club in the hereafter, Edmund is looking up from his pint with a smile of delight.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 12 Oct 20 - 06:17 AM

I have added Kieran Halpin and Edmund Thomas to the roll today. Kieran was a great singer, songwriter and musician whilst Edmund was a well-loved mudcatter. From opposite sides of the world, they both are greatly missed.

RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 23 Sep 20 - 10:31 AM

Brendan Mulkere has been added to the Roll today. There is much information on the web. A great man!

RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 20 Sep 20 - 07:59 AM

Jim Irvine of Marsden is the latest addition to the thread. A sad loss to all those who knew him and to the folk world in the North East. RIP Jim.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 14 Sep 20 - 07:43 AM

Chris Droney has been added today. A marvelous Anglo-concertina player who gave much pleasure and enjoyment through his playing. He will be missed. RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 09 Sep 20 - 08:48 AM

Derek Jolly and Eric Winship have been added to the Roll today. Sadly missed by all their family and friends. RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 04 Aug 20 - 03:59 PM

Michael Smith from Chicago and Ron Trueman-Border from SE England have died recently. They were both great entertainers and unique. There is plenty to read online and to celebrate their contribution to our music. RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 22 Jul 20 - 11:36 AM

Thanks Seamus! I have added Murray to the thread today. As you can tell from the posts on his thread he was much loved. Rest in peace.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Seamus Kennedy
Date: 20 Jul 20 - 11:40 PM

Mudcat stalwart Murray MacLeod has passed away. RIP,


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 19 Jul 20 - 07:57 AM

Sean Burke and Sheila Mainwaring have been added the the thread today. Both sadly missed.

RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: rich-joy
Date: 01 Jul 20 - 11:19 PM

That's True, Keb! I'd forgotten that small point, haha!!

I guess coz he was one of those characters where his death had been "presumed" a number of times in Australia (alcohol/drugs loomed large, I think, alongside his genius), that Oz Folkies stopped believing he might have actually gone.
I know my partner and I were surprised when quite some years later, Colin's earlier death back in England, was finally and absolutely confirmed!

So yes, perhaps an Appreciation Thread may be the way to go?? .........

R-J


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: GUEST,keberoxu
Date: 01 Jul 20 - 08:50 PM

You know, Rich-Joy, if Mr. Dryden died in 1988,
then his death and obituary
preceded the existence of Mudcat in the first place.
I mean, how long has Mudcat been around?
35 years, maybe less?

So it has sense that he would have no Obit thread
at the time he died
in a forum that did not yet exist!


Having said that,
maybe a Colin Dryden appreciation thread would be appropriate?


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: rich-joy
Date: 01 Jul 20 - 08:02 PM

Pete, I think Colin Dryden (1943-1988), whose songs and life have been under discussion on Mudcat quite regularly, has maybe missed out on an OBIT!!
Though he was born in, and died in, Bradford, Yorkshire, most of his singing/performing was done in Australia.

Though I met him and regularly saw him perform, I didn't know him well and I'm not sure that I'd be the best one to write his Obituary for Mudcat!!

However, his niece has written of him on 30July2013 and also the late Dermott Ryder of him and his music (published on on 17March2020) and both are posted here :

https://naomidryden-smith.tumblr.com/

What do you think can be done??

Rich-Joy


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 31 May 20 - 08:22 AM

Robin Roberts and John Williams (of Malvern) have been added to the roll today. Both had lives filled with their love of folk music.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 24 May 20 - 07:48 AM

I have added Nora Butler to the Roll today. A fine Irish singer, she will be missed by many who enjoyed her singing and her welcome company.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 19 May 20 - 03:15 PM

It is the case that often names are added to this thread far too soon. Micca's name is one of these. He was a cornerstone of Mudcat and will be missed by us all.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 10 May 20 - 06:42 AM

Today I have added Carl Hogsden, Phil Rampton, Chris Ridley and Richard Robinson to the roll. They came from a variety of places in England and Ireland, all loved their music and are all missed by those they have left behind.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 05 May 20 - 03:36 PM

I have added Idir and Jonathan Kelly to the roll today. Completely different styles and backgrounds but united in their love of music and sharing it to make a difference.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 03 May 20 - 08:54 AM

I have added Flora Green and Ray Repp to the roll today. Flora was a mudcatter and a fine musician on one side of the Atlantic and Ray was a songwriter on the other side. Two fine folk performers who gave a great deal to the music. Ray has a good mention on the web, Flora not so much. Doesn't detract from her playing however!

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 19 Apr 20 - 06:58 AM

Tommy Hickland and Gene Shay have been added to the roll today. Two people from either side of the pond. Different lives and styles but united in their love of and contribution to folk music.

RIP


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 12 Apr 20 - 07:25 AM

John Prine has been added to the roll today. Do look him up, play some tracks and enjoy his contribution.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 07 Apr 20 - 04:01 PM

Four very different and diverse singers and musicians have been added to the roll today. Helin Bolek from Turkey, Ted Crum from England, and Ben Lennon and Mary McPartlan from Ireland. It is always worth looking for their work on the Internet as you can find some exciting links.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 24 Mar 20 - 05:25 PM

I have added Julie Felix and Eric Weissberg to the Roll today. Both fine musicians who contributed much to folk music. Plenty of hits on YouTube to give you a flavour of their contribution.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 14 Mar 20 - 05:46 AM

I have added Dave Cooper to the roll today. He was involved in music and unaccompanied singing for most of his life performing as a child and progressing through the well documented folk club "Phoebus Awakes" at the Rising Sun in Catford, South London and The Robin Hood Folk Club in Nottingham. He was a good mate for more years than I care to remember.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 09 Mar 20 - 06:46 AM

Today I have added Joe Gordon, Joe Rae, Antonia Stampfel, Stephen P. Weber and Alan Whitbread to the thread. All great exponents of folk music in their own way.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 09 Mar 20 - 06:43 AM

Thanks Ray! I can do no better than guide you to this website...

http://www.alanwhitbread.co.uk/index.html

Perhaps someone could start a thread for him....

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: r.padgett
Date: 05 Mar 20 - 01:30 PM

Alan Whitbread has passed on fb postings say ~ fine concertina player and shanty man also posted on mudcat under allanww

Ray


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 05 Mar 20 - 06:58 AM

Murray Shoolbraid aka Murray on Saltspring has been added to the roll today. Do take the time to research his name on the search engine of your choice. He was a very accomplished man with many strings to his bow. He will be missed.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Richard Mellish
Date: 01 Mar 20 - 05:23 PM

Issue 132 of The Living Tradition magazine carries on page 10 an obituary of Joe Rae, Gutcher of this parish, who died on 13th December. I was sad to see this, and surprised that no-one else here seems to have been aware of his departure.

This seems to have been his last post here.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 01 Mar 20 - 08:04 AM

I have added Fiddler Jennings and Keith Brown to the roll today. Two people who made a solid contribution to the world of folk music.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 18 Feb 20 - 03:39 PM

I have added Joseph Shabalala to the roll today. He was a central figure and vocalist in the South African group, "Ladysmith Black Mambazo" who sang a wonderful selection of songs in Zulu and English. His singing was an integral part of their music and he will be greatly missed.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 30 Jan 20 - 06:46 AM

Bob Shane, Lead Singer of the Kingston Trio has been added today. A great guy.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 23 Jan 20 - 07:12 AM

Bruno Nettl has been added to the thread today. A wonderful musicologist. I have also added Bob Winquist. A lovely fiddler originally from Vancouver Island. There are some YouTube videos to enjoy. Look up "Davis, Locker & Winquist"

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 05 Jan 20 - 04:00 PM

I have added Pete Stanley to the Roll today. A great banjo player and banjo maker. Look him up on the web.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 19 Dec 19 - 03:38 PM

I have added Arty McGlynne to the roll today. He was a pioneering guitarist who showed others the way to make the guitar an integral part of traditional music, not just a strumming instrument. Do look at the information posted about him on the web and take in some of his YouTube videos.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 15 Oct 19 - 03:32 PM

I have added Beverly Watkins to the thread today. There are two good links on the first post that will give you a picture of her. I hadn't come across her before, but am now a fan!

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 24 Sep 19 - 03:32 PM

The last surviving member of the New Lost City Ramblers has been added to the roll today. There is a lot of information about him on the web which explains how remarkable a life he led and what a contribution to folk music he made. Rest in peace.

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: In Memoriam
From: Waddon Pete
Date: 01 Aug 19 - 07:19 AM

Two fine musicians have been added to the roll today. John Lyons, a wonderful singer and musician who has been involved in traditional music for most of his life. Chris Broadbridge also played for the Ebor Morris and had a wide knowledge of traditonal and Yorkshire songs. Both sadly missed.

RIP

Peter


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate
Next Page

  Share Thread:
More...

Reply to Thread
Subject:  Help
From:
Preview   Automatic Linebreaks   Make a link ("blue clicky")


Mudcat time: 23 January 7:08 PM EST

[ Home ]

All original material is copyright © 1998 by the Mudcat Café Music Foundation, Inc. All photos, music, images, etc. are copyright © by their rightful owners. Every effort is taken to attribute appropriate copyright to images, content, music, etc. We are not a copyright resource.