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Whose music will you miss??

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Subject: Whose music will you miss??
From: Wesley S
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 05:47 PM

In the Stevie Ray Vaughn thread we were talking about the fact that we'll miss his music and we will always wonder what types of things he would have been doing if he were still alive.

So the question is whose music will you miss? I for one will wonder about Fred Neil. As far as I know he's not dead - he's just dropped out of music. But I wonder what types of songs he would be doing now, and would I still be listening? So who do you wish had the chance to put out one more recording??


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Mbo
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 05:51 PM

Jeff Lynne and/or ELO.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: hesperis
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 05:52 PM

Janis Joplin.
What would her music be like now if she'd been able to take care of herself?


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: kendall
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 05:56 PM

Stan Rogers Fred Pike Wilf Carter Wila Lee Cooper


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Kim C
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 05:56 PM

the Beatles
Stevie Ray
the Allman Brothers
Charlie Rich (okay, he was my favorite singer when I was 6
I'll second the vote for Janis
Johnny Horton
Keith Whitley
the Who
the Georgia Satellites. As far as I'm concerned, the last really good rock band of the 80s.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 06:24 PM

Mozart. He was younger than me when he died, and although he got started early, I've always wondered what his music would be like when it matured down a little....

LTS


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Auxiris
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 06:30 PM

Stan Rogers, Peter Bellamy, Gamble Rogers are three who come to mind right away.

Aux


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: pastorpest
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 06:33 PM

I like others wonder what Stan rogers would be writing now. also I would like to add Jim Croce to the list.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Linda Kelly
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 06:33 PM

Sandy Denny -still miss her now, and Nic Jones still around but an amazing talent cut short.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Thomas the Rhymer
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 06:49 PM

Second the Sandy Denny nomination, Beethoven, and Richard Farinia


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Jim the Bart
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 07:09 PM

Hendrix. Coltrane. Stan Rogers, without a doubt. John Lennon. Buddy Holly. Del Shannon. Hoyt Axton. Steve Goodman. Pre-induction Elvis (after the army he just was never the same). Gram Parsons. Cactus Jack (the band I had through the 70's - we were just getting good at writing our own stuff when it all went ker-flooey).


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,guinnesschik
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 07:31 PM

I have to second the Gram Parsons motion. Janis, Hendrix, The Rolling Stones...no, wait, they just LOOK deceased. John Lennon, Buddy Holly, Jim Morrison: The Doors were a work in progress. Bill Monroe. Bob Wills. All stuff I've loved and wondered about.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Callie
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 07:52 PM

Nick Drake and Jeff Buckley. Especially Jeff Buckley.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,sajumikey
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 08:10 PM

What about Harry Chapin


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,sajumikey
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 08:11 PM

What about Harry Chapin


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Crowhugger
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 08:48 PM

Bruce Cockburn comes to mind first; his music is always evolving, tho' I do have a soft spot for the older stuff.

CH.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: richlmo
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 10:11 PM

Jim Croce, Gram Parsons and I'll really miss Doc Watson when he's gone! Towns VanZandt,too.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: WyoWoman
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 10:19 PM

Hendrix, Nick Drake, Townes Van Zandt, Janis -- although her voice was so utterly destroyed before the rest of her went away, I don't know that she'd be making a sound if she had lived much longer anyway. Jimmy Spheeris ...


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Little Hawk
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 10:38 PM

If Bob Dylan goes back into Spirit before I do, I will miss him terribly. Like I would miss my dearest brother or my own child. Like I miss seeing Crazy Horse riding free on unstolen land.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 10:46 PM

I miss the old-timey music of my grandparents. I will miss the music of my uncles and cousins and my friends, whom I hold dear.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Melani
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 11:03 PM

Nic Jones, although he's not dead-just almost was. As a result, no longer performing.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,Barry Finn
Date: 29 Aug 00 - 11:11 PM

Bob Franke......opps, sorry


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: campfire
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 02:05 AM

Those already gone:

Stan Rogers
Jim Croce
Steve Goodman
Harry Chapin

Those I'll miss when they go:

Jackson Browne
Nanci Griffith
John Prine- okay, maybe not his SINGING, but his SONGS
Bob Franke
Probably more I'm not thinking of

campfire


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Benjamin
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 02:23 AM

I must say Robert Johnson. I wonder what he'd be like had he not died so early and he had more time to progess as a musician.

Bruce Jay Pascow of the Washington Squares. He was a good friend of mine and my musical mentor. I wonder how I'd be turning out right now if he were still around.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,Rickie
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 04:04 AM

Jeff Buckley I wonder what great music he would've come up with had he not died so young.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,mike
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 04:11 AM

definitely missing Annie Briggs!


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Bat Goddess
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 07:56 AM

The singing of David Parry, song collecting and singing by Belle Stewart and Jeannie Robertson, the life and music of Ewan McColl.

Bat Goddess


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 08:25 AM

Top of the list for me Sandy Denny. And not just because I'm reading her biography at the moment.
Those Passed
Hendrix
Karren Carpenter
Stan Rogers

Not Yet Gone
Nic Jones
Cat Stevens

Still Going
Jackson Browne
Ralph McTell


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: sledge
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 08:37 AM

Sandy Denny.

Just read the Biography.

Cried.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 09:12 AM

Billie Holliday.

Merle Travis. There's lots of Travis sound-alikes, but he had the original patent. So jazzy and country ... such a beautiful, mellow, thumbpicking sound.

Duane Allman.

The Grateful Dead.

Hank Williams.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: winniemih
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 11:18 AM

Tim Buckley (Jeff's dad) Kate Wolf


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Bert
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 11:23 AM

Lionel Bart.

And is NO ONE going to miss poor old John Denver?


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Art Thieme
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 12:01 PM

Bat Goddess,

Thank you for listing some actual folksingers.

Art Thieme


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: SINSULL
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 12:19 PM

Bryan Bowers and John Hartford but they're not going anywhere for a long time.
I miss my Aunt May's "over the top" performances of Gay Nineties tunes.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Morticia
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 12:29 PM

Jake Thackray........so far as I know he's not dead just not making music anymore and I miss him terribly.....I hope he's well and happy wherever he is........


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: wysiwyg
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 12:49 PM

Yours. And yours. And yours... all of you.

~S~


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Lepus Rex
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 01:56 PM

Too many to name them all...

A couple of dead ones:

Big Maceo Merriweather

Zuhra Shandieva

Roscoe Holcomb


Live ones I'll miss when they're gone:

Björk Guðmundsdóttir

Doc Watson

Oderous Urungus

---Lepus Rex


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Steve Latimer
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 02:05 PM

I've often thought it would've been neat to see what Jimi would have become had he lived. I think he was as creative and innovative as anyone I've heard. I also think he was just hitting his stride.

But then I look at what has become of so many people and bands who had moments of brilliance and turned into complete crap. Rod Stewart, Elton John, Chicago, Elvis to name a few.

Who knows, if he'd have lived he may have become a Vegas act. (Half tongue in cheek)


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Ely
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 03:12 PM

Kate Wolf, Janis, Hendrix, the Allmans, Townes, Bessie Smith, Buddy Holly, Elizabeth Cotten, the Red Clay Ramblers as we knew them, Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers, Jim Morrison, and a guy named Bob White who probably isn't dead but apparently doesn't perform any more (my parents last saw him at the Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan, 20+ years ago).

I WILL miss Norman Blake, Fats Domino, Jean Ritchie, Etta Baker (is she still around?), Paul Geramia, Willie Nelson, Arlo Guthrie, Tom Paxton.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: annamill
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 05:14 PM

Fred Neil is in California hangin'. A friend of mine who used to own the Night Owl Cafe in NY is very good friends with him and they communicate regularly. He's ok, but is out of music right now. I can find out more if anyone is really interested. I won't bother him though. He obviously wants to left alone. I'll just ask my friend about him.

Love, annamill


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Wesley S
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 05:40 PM

Annamill - I wouldn't want to intrude on Fred Neils personal life but it just seems a shame that such a talented guy with such a great voice { to my ears at least } had to get fed up the the music biz. I wish he would drop into a studio one or twice a decade so those of us who love his music could hear that 12 string and subsonic voice of his. It sure would be nice to tell him that there is at least one guy out there { and probably a lot more } that really loves his music.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Lanfranc
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 05:42 PM

I already miss lots of those nominated above, plus the following who I remember fondly, who have passed on or into oblivion:

Alex Campbell, Alex Atterson, Paul McNeil, Redd Sullivan, Michael and Claire Milner, Bob Roberts, Stephane Grapelli, Peter Parkhill ....

Thanks to the minor miracle of sound recording, their voices or playing are with me yet. What I really miss is them!

Of my all-time heroes, I'd hate to think that I would never see Tom Paxton again.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: mousethief
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 06:02 PM

The gone -- wonder what they could have done had they lived:

Buddy Holly

The not-yet-gone but will miss when they go:

Gordon Bok (and Muir and Trickett)
Al Stewart (who will have a new album out soon on Miramar)
Paul Simon

I also concur with whoever it was said that the earlier Bruce Cockburn stuff (before, say, 1983) was the best. Although his acoustic/folky stuff in the last 5 years has been very good. "Pacing the Cage" could not be written by a young man.

O..O
=o=


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: BigDaddy
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 06:11 PM

Honestly have to say the one I miss most is my mother's sweet voice, singing the mountain ballads that were handed down from generation to generation. And I too unaware at the time to at least get them on tape. Should they pass on before I do, I'd miss Jean Ritchie, Maddy Prior, June Tabor, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn and so many others. At least we have recordings of these.

J.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: kendall
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 06:11 PM

I miss John Denver, and, of course, I will miss Trickett Bok and Muir, the Patons, Bob Zentz, Joan Sprung, Helen Schneyer, Art Thieme, Rick Fielding etc. but, I hope that is a loooong way off!


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: catspaw49
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 06:34 PM

Man there are some greats on this thread. Kendall, I'm glad you had the guts to say the ones you did. Kinda fely funny to try to say it.

The gones? Probably at the top of my list because of where they were headed when they died too young---Jim Croce, Harry Chapin, Buddy Holly. Also Frank Proffitt, Merle Watson, Gram Parsons, Hoyt axton, Steve Goodman......

I'd miss everyone Kendall named, and also Jean Ritchie, Emmylou, John Prine,........hell, even Kendall. (stick around bro)

He has gone on to different things in the trad field, but I miss the Patrick Sky of the 60's. An excellent folksinger (trad), but a superior songwriter and interpreter. Great stuff.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Robo
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 06:42 PM

For me the list of dead-or-gone-and-wish-they-weren't starts with Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Steve Goodman, Woody Guthrie, Dave Cousins/the Strawbs, the Dead, Terry Reid . . . and certainly includes my grandmother, Sara. I can still see us on her porch, me in her lap and maybe two years old, and her singing me this tune. Not long after, I'd learned some of it, and she made me sing it for her friends one night after dinner. I remember that scene, too. I really didn't want to do it; I was so afraid. Now I cherish the memory and only wish I had the whole sequence on film . . . so I could remember what that tune was and hear her sing it once again.

--Robo


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Ely
Date: 30 Aug 00 - 07:10 PM

*Sob* My Buddy Holly tape just stretched! The one with "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man" on it . . .

I ought to add Dave Van Ronk and Buffy Sainte-Marie while I'm at it, and Dock Boggs.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Hollowfox
Date: 31 Aug 00 - 03:08 PM

I'm with Auxiris and Bat Goddess, and I'd like to add Lal Waterson and Royston Wood.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Bill D
Date: 31 Aug 00 - 08:30 PM

*smile*,....and Helen Schenyer is coming to do FSGW concert in Nov!...I have been missing HER for several years, though she only went a few huindred miles north!


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Midchuck
Date: 31 Aug 00 - 09:20 PM

Jim Ringer.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Little Hawk
Date: 31 Aug 00 - 10:12 PM

Just read Merle Travis's autobiography. I'll miss him. Also Willie Nelson.

If anything happened to Buffy Sainte-Marie, I would feel pretty upset about it, but I have the impression she will be around for a long time yet.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Groucho Marxist (inactive)
Date: 31 Aug 00 - 10:27 PM

Jack Nietzche, Buffy Sainte-Marie's husband, died last week of a heart attack.

Groucho


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: bseed(charleskratz)
Date: 31 Aug 00 - 11:01 PM

One of the great things about technology (as opposed to so many miserable things about it) is the fact that performances can be accurately recorded, so in a sense we will always have most of the people listed above, many of them in startlingly wonderful filmed performances. I'm thinking particularly of an Elvis Presley performance I saw several years ago on public television: Elvis, a bass player, and his drummer pounding on a guitar case in a small studio. Elvis was dressed in jeans and some kind of shirt--normal, everyday clothes unlike the pimp suits he wore on stage, sitting in a chair playing accoustic guitar and singing quietly to a small group sitting around. It had the feel of a house concert...the guy could flat out sing as well as anybody anywhere when he didn't have to shout over an orchestra.

I'll have to agree, though, that tape or film or vinyl or CDs, while valuable, will never replace live concerts--I saw Tom Paxton about eight years ago, unforgettable. And the Dry Branch Fire Squad and the Austin Lounge Lizards, Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum, I'd like to have those performances on film or DVD, but I wouldn't trade the memory of them live for the record.

Since the question was asked in the future tense, I immediately thought of people who are getting old--Doc Watson was the first. Pete Seeger, of course. Last weekend I saw Earl Scruggs playing with Bela Fleck and his bluegrass group. Earl will be missed, and thank God for Bela. I saw Ralph Stanley a few years ago...is he still alive? David Grissman was playing with him. A great concert...Ralph, at his advanced age, was still picking as fast as anybody; the banjo was getting a bit heavy for him, so after a few numbers he passed it to his son (and later auctioned it off).

But, to add a couple of names to the list of the dearly missed, past tense: Maybelle Carter, Cisco Houston, Phil Ochs, Nat Cole, Paul Robeson, Peggy Lee, Jesse Fuller...

--seed


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Dear Hubby
Date: 31 Aug 00 - 11:59 PM

Stevie Ray - Was 'Riviera Paradise' a glimpse of things to come?

Rory Gallagher - IMHO the best Blues man from that side of the pond.

John Lennon - The reason I have this obsession.

Oh, and Neil Yo.. Oops Bad Karma. Bad BAD Karma!


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Steve Latimer
Date: 01 Sep 00 - 10:08 AM

Yeah, Rory. What a talent. I had the opportunity to see him live once. I have to agree with Dear Hubby's assessment.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Bert
Date: 01 Sep 00 - 02:48 PM

The Two Ronnies. Their 'song' spot was the highlight of every show.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Susanne (skw)
Date: 02 Sep 00 - 10:41 AM

Among others, Iain MacKintosh who is just now doing his farewell tour around Germany.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Jeri
Date: 02 Sep 00 - 10:59 AM

Bat Goddess or Curmudgeon may add information, but Alan Francis, Paul McNeil was last reported (a few weeks ago) living in California and still doing music. He'd been in the Filipines prior to that.

There are too many I miss. A couple have already been mentioned. I traveled a great deal, and couldn't always find folkies where I lived. I loved Ewan McColl's music, and when I reconnected with folkes in the mid-80's, was very sad to learn he'd died. I only know him from recordings. I saw Peter Bellamy in the 70's, and always thought I'd get another chance. I learned of his death several years after it happened.

It's painful to think of those alive now being lost. If I never had the chance to see Dick Gaughan, the Watersons/Carthys in any combination, Maddy Prior, ...damn, there are so many. I really would have liked to hear the Battlefield Band when Davey Steele was with them.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,Rich(stupidbodhranplayerwhodoesn'tknowbetter
Date: 02 Sep 00 - 02:33 PM

Already gone:
The Grateful Dead
Jim Croce
new one; Gov't Mule (Bassist Allen Woody just passed away)
Janis Joplin
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Arcady, I don't think any of them have passed on but haven't heard of them doing anything new in a while


Will miss:
Doc Watson
Alman Bros
Altan, though that doesn't look to be anytime soon, Buiochas le Dia!


I could go on all day, but I won't.
Rich


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,alanabit
Date: 02 Sep 00 - 06:11 PM

It's over twenty years since I heard Bill Boazman sing "The Worm Forgives The Plough", "Roll On River", "Breaking Even" and the immortal "Bless These Children". Oh for a nice pint of bitter, a small folk club and some good company to hear that wonderful music with again...


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST, Banjo Johnny
Date: 03 Sep 00 - 03:19 AM

Ella.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: kendall
Date: 03 Sep 00 - 09:39 AM

Ralph Stanley was here two weeks ago, and, he did the same thing with the banjo..must be part of the act...sure do love to hear him clawhammer though.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: kendall
Date: 03 Sep 00 - 09:41 AM

Why do banjo pickers have to have a banjo that is as heavey as a bucket of hog livers? With the sound systems of today, a much lighter banjo should work just as well?? comments??


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST, Banjo Johnny
Date: 03 Sep 00 - 01:26 PM

Good question ... wrong thread.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Arkie
Date: 03 Sep 00 - 07:26 PM

Would miss if they were gone:
James Keelaughan
Tom Paxton
Slim Dusty
Bill Staines
Tom Chapin
John Williamson

Though not songwriters these folks keep finding good songs to pass on:
David Holt
Cathy Barton & Dave Para

Do miss
Phil Ochs
Stan Coster
Jimmie Rodgers
Dave Macon
Otis Pierce
Grandpa Jones


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: bflat
Date: 03 Sep 00 - 08:46 PM

Yours today.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GMT
Date: 04 Sep 00 - 03:52 AM

I posted earlier but was 'Anonymous Guest' because my cookie had died again !!

sledge I was the guest right before your post. I'm halfway through the Sandy Denny biography. For years I've wanted to give her a hug and say thanks, now I want to give her a hug and just say It'll be OK.

Here are the lyric to Dave Cousins song for Sandy


Ringing Down the Years

We met when you were still a girl
In nineteen sixty eight
You wore a white dress and a hat
I touched the hand of fate
Your sweet voice took my breath away
Your smile lit up your face
You still had both feet on the ground
I was out in space

That certain sadness in your eyes
The secret of your smile
I've carried all these memories
Down many's the weary mile
And every time I hear your name
My eyes moist up with tears
As every word you ever sang
Comes ringing down the years.

We sat and talked the whole night long
Of all our rights and wrongs
Of mutual acquaintances
We sang each other's song
You were with me when the morning broke
The birds refused to sing
They knew when they were beaten
They hid beneath their wings.

I was in a Cleveland hotel room
When they telephoned the news
I drowned my sorrow all night long
The Southern Comfort blues
The show went on to great applause
Choking back the tears
As every word you ever sang
Came ringing down the years.

I reached out for the hourglass
To turn it face about
But who knows where the time goes
When your time is running out
I know someday we'll meet again
And I know just what I'll find
You'll have taught the angels how to sing
Georgia - Georgia on my mind.

(Copyright © Old School Songs)

Ringing Down The Years (Dave Cousins) Old School Songs Ltd , SGO Music Publishing Ltd.

Gary


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Chanteyranger
Date: 04 Sep 00 - 10:57 PM

I'll have to second Liz The Squeak's choice of Mozart, for two readsons. For one, there would have been so much more great music composed by him if he lived longer, it staggers the mind to imagine it. Secondly, as Liz said, his music would have matured more. His late quartets show a hint of the advances he was starting to make, and he would have been a tremendous influence on further classical music development. I miss the Bothy Band. They're all alive and performing music, but that special mix when they were together is missed. As one who loves pipe music as well, Pipe Major G.S. McLennan was a great and prolific composer of highland pipe tunes, a child prodigy, and a pure genius. He died at age 45. There would have been a lot more great tunes entering the repertoire of Celtic musicians - not just of pipers - had he lived longer. I wish John Lennon would have been around for a real Beatles reunion. I wonder what other gems Woody Guthrie would have come up with.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GMT
Date: 05 Sep 00 - 03:42 AM

Yes, how did I forget Lennon. I'm sure we would be hearing some very interesting things from him. He was just getting back into the swing of things when he was taken.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,Theodore Cleaver
Date: 06 Sep 00 - 06:50 PM

The only folk singers I'll miss are Rick Fielding and Kendall Morse.

Everyone else is crap.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: annamill
Date: 07 Sep 00 - 03:00 PM

Wesley, I have more on Fred Neil. I was wrong. He is not in Cali, but is actually in Florida. Unfortunately, I was roght about his music. My friend says he has been reclusive and doesn't do it anymore. My friend doesn't know why. He was involved in a - save the dolphins project - a while back, but he just lives now. My friend did say, however, that he is still writing. So who knows. maybe he'll be back.

love, annamill


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: kendall
Date: 07 Sep 00 - 03:05 PM

WOW! What a compliment Cleaver...that makes up for the guy who threw one of my tapes under a steam roller! You obviously have great taste in music!


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: mousethief
Date: 07 Sep 00 - 03:28 PM

Speaking of people we'll miss, what's a good introductory album for Harry Chapin? Is there a "greatest hits" type album, that's NOT live, that includes 30k lbs of bananas, taxi, cat's cradle, and WOLD? I must have at least those 4 songs, and would prefer the studio version at this point, although I'm willing to be talked out of that if y'all say his live stuff is much better than the studio versions.

Thanks!
O..O
=o=


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,1827byrd
Date: 14 Jun 02 - 03:53 PM

Were they to disappear, I would miss Cathy Barton & Dave Para, Judy Domeny Bowen, Art Thieme, James Keelaghan, Bill Staines, Lonnie Donegan, Bok Muir & Trickett,John Williamson,and Liam Clancy with Tommy Makem. I already miss Bob Gibson, Uncle Dave Macon, Jimmy Driftwood, Sam McGee, Grandpa Jones, the old Joan Baez, and real country music.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Celtic Soul
Date: 14 Jun 02 - 06:50 PM

Bob Marley. Patsy Cline. I don't like country music at all, but I *love* Patsy Cline. And I miss the Pheremones, though I *think* they may actually still be together...you just don't hear anything anymore.

Is Tom Lehrer still alive? If not, that's a big loss.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST
Date: 14 Jun 02 - 07:13 PM

JOHN HARTFORD!!!


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Ebbie
Date: 14 Jun 02 - 07:36 PM

Jimmie Rodgers. Hank Williams. I'd like to hear them sing together. (Do you realize how young ol' Hank was when he died? 29 years old. What a legacy.)

Steve Goodman. Shel Silverstein. Very talented people with great insight into human nature.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Hrothgar
Date: 17 Jun 02 - 04:06 AM

Colin Dryden. Only wrote three songs that got around. If the booze and the drugs hadn't got him, he could have built a body of work..........

Kendall, did the bloke throw your tape under a steam roller because you sounded flat?


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: fat B****rd
Date: 17 Jun 02 - 02:57 PM

Eddie Cochran.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Lyrical Lady
Date: 17 Jun 02 - 09:12 PM

I will miss the music of my beloved friend Danny Burns (one of Ireland's Wolfhounds). I still can't imagine a "hooley" without him.

LL


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Subject: Jan Vandeford, RIP
From: CarolC
Date: 17 Jun 02 - 09:21 PM

My friend, Jan Vandeford, whom I used to jam with. Jan died from cancer a few days ago.

He played a mean "Gilligan's Island".

I guess you're taking your "three hour tour" now, Jan. Say hi to the Professor for me when you get to the island.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,Walking Eagle
Date: 20 Jun 02 - 08:26 PM

I'll miss the music of my mom.

Of those passed:


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: GUEST,Walking Eagle
Date: 20 Jun 02 - 08:33 PM

I'll miss the music of my mom.

Of those passed: Lennon, The Ramones, Stan Rogers, Beethoven, Mozart, Miles Davis, Harrison, and a whole bunch of others.

W.E.


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: Amergin
Date: 20 Jun 02 - 08:46 PM

((((((((((((((carol)))))))))))))))))


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Subject: RE: Whose music will you miss??
From: CarolC
Date: 20 Jun 02 - 08:53 PM

Thanks Amergin.


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