Rolling RIP/Obituary Thread 2012

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whoa fuck!

how's life, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 23:07 (1 year ago) Permalink

Adam Yauch...

caro's johnson (Eazy), Friday, 4 May 2012 17:58 (1 year ago) Permalink

George Lindsey aka Goober Pyle

Johnny Fever, Sunday, 6 May 2012 18:46 (1 year ago) Permalink

funnier than Gomer IMO

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Monday, 7 May 2012 16:37 (1 year ago) Permalink

Absolutely.

Johnny Fever, Monday, 7 May 2012 16:43 (1 year ago) Permalink

RIP Meow

tokyo rosemary, Monday, 7 May 2012 17:22 (1 year ago) Permalink

Alligator Records says Arkansas bluesman Michael "Iron Man" Burks has died after collapsing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. He was 54.

The record label says Burks collapsed Sunday after returning from a European tour. He was pronounced dead at an Atlanta hospital. A spokesman for the record label says Burks died of a heart attack.

curmudgeon, Monday, 7 May 2012 20:03 (1 year ago) Permalink

Maurice Sendak ;_;

on the road to the twilight zone (doo dah), Tuesday, 8 May 2012 12:49 (1 year ago) Permalink

Damn. RIP, Maurice.

EZ Snappin, Tuesday, 8 May 2012 12:51 (1 year ago) Permalink

oh no

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 8 May 2012 15:20 (1 year ago) Permalink

if you don't look good (or if you do), he don't look good

http://thelook.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/09/11621751-famed-hairstylist-vidal-sassoon-dead-at-age-84?lite

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 9 May 2012 21:50 (1 year ago) Permalink

"You didn't pay them for that, did you?"

clemenza, Wednesday, 9 May 2012 22:00 (1 year ago) Permalink

caro's johnson (Eazy), Thursday, 10 May 2012 02:26 (1 year ago) Permalink

actress Joyce Redman, best remembered for her Tom Jones eating sceme with Albert Finney.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18013687

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 10 May 2012 15:55 (1 year ago) Permalink

Mort Lindsey, bandleader of Judy at Carnegie Hall and The Merv Griffin Show:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/10/arts/music/mort-lindsey-musical-director-dies-at-89.html

World Congress of Itch (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 10 May 2012 17:35 (1 year ago) Permalink

Thought he'd already died. Hm.

Johnny Fever, Friday, 11 May 2012 21:38 (1 year ago) Permalink

well, he's dead now.

♆ (gr8080), Saturday, 12 May 2012 01:38 (1 year ago) Permalink

Perhaps more to the point, I finally get onto the Dead Pool scoreboard.

Vini Reilly Invasion (Elvis Telecom), Saturday, 12 May 2012 01:42 (1 year ago) Permalink

Filipino comics artist Tony DeZuniga -- http://www.newsfromme.com/2012/05/10/tony-dezuniga-r-i-p/

improvised explosive advice (WmC), Saturday, 12 May 2012 13:12 (1 year ago) Permalink

Donald "Duck" Dunn, Stax legend, bass player for Booker T & The MGs

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Sunday, 13 May 2012 06:20 (1 year ago) Permalink

Oh holy shit noooooo

O_o-O_0-o_O (jjjusten), Sunday, 13 May 2012 06:22 (1 year ago) Permalink

:((((((
tried in vain to find the scene from blues bros where he says "[incomprehensible garble] to go piss on some gasoline" or something

It was you. Miming to Tenacious D. (stevie), Sunday, 13 May 2012 08:57 (1 year ago) Permalink

how's life, Sunday, 13 May 2012 08:59 (1 year ago) Permalink

you are a star

It was you. Miming to Tenacious D. (stevie), Sunday, 13 May 2012 09:10 (1 year ago) Permalink

"We had a band powerful enough to turn goat piss into gasoline."

get wolves (get bent), Sunday, 13 May 2012 10:40 (1 year ago) Permalink

An amazing bass player and a fantastic guy. If you only know the Blues Brothers, go here: http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/32187

Three Word Username, Sunday, 13 May 2012 10:58 (1 year ago) Permalink

:(

The Unbassful Serpent (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 13 May 2012 12:48 (1 year ago) Permalink

ah hell. RIP Duck Dunn.

EZ Snappin, Sunday, 13 May 2012 13:02 (1 year ago) Permalink

didn't see the talk here before i started a thread. well, he deserves his own.

arby's, Sunday, 13 May 2012 13:14 (1 year ago) Permalink

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/chuck-brown-dies-the-godfather-of-go-go-was-75/2012/05/16/gIQAJAfPUU_story_1.html

RIP Godfather of Go-go Chuck Brown. Will treasure your gogo and your jazz sounds and your warm presentation

curmudgeon, Thursday, 17 May 2012 02:45 (1 year ago) Permalink

Hailed as the President of DC in today's Washington Post

curmudgeon, Thursday, 17 May 2012 15:11 (1 year ago) Permalink

wouldn't argue with that at all.

Sisig Steve (stevie), Thursday, 17 May 2012 15:41 (1 year ago) Permalink

Donna Summer

on the road to the twilight zone (doo dah), Thursday, 17 May 2012 16:04 (1 year ago) Permalink

:(

Goodbye 20th Centipede (NickB), Thursday, 17 May 2012 16:07 (1 year ago) Permalink

RIP, Carlos

And RIP, Donna Summer. Man, Booker T was right.

Shakes-a-maxion (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 17 May 2012 16:52 (1 year ago) Permalink

from wfmu's twitter stream:

Pete Seeger, Iconic Songwriter, Found Resting Under Tree Near NY Home: 93Yr-Old Folk Legend Was Serene, Tranquil

so far that's the only mention i've seen. i hope it doesn't mean what i think it means.

get wolves (get bent), Thursday, 17 May 2012 18:20 (1 year ago) Permalink

Sure it wasn't the Onion?

Shakes-a-maxion (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 17 May 2012 18:34 (1 year ago) Permalink

nonononono

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Thursday, 17 May 2012 18:37 (1 year ago) Permalink

yeah I hope that's doesn't mean what I think it means either

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Thursday, 17 May 2012 18:38 (1 year ago) Permalink

WFMU ‏@WFMU
@clemmusic No, Pete Seeger was just resting. Hes 93, but for the most part he is perfectly OK. Some rheumatism. A bit of arthritis.

tokyo rosemary, Thursday, 17 May 2012 22:28 (1 year ago) Permalink

thank goodness

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Thursday, 17 May 2012 22:32 (1 year ago) Permalink

strange thing to report tho? "pete seeger still alive, napping"

yorba linda carlisle (donna rouge), Thursday, 17 May 2012 22:36 (1 year ago) Permalink

A variation of the old SNL Franco bit

Shakes-a-maxion (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 17 May 2012 23:16 (1 year ago) Permalink

German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

mookieproof, Friday, 18 May 2012 19:17 (1 year ago) Permalink

Never really got into the Rock And Roll Heaven iconography genre but if somebody made one of those with Duck Dunn, Andrew Love, Levon Helm, Skip Pitts and Donna Summer I would totally use it as a screensaver.

Ian Hunter Is Learning the Game (James Redd and the Blecchs), Saturday, 19 May 2012 11:46 (1 year ago) Permalink

Robin Gibb, apparently.
I loved the Bee Gees when I was young :(

on the road to the twilight zone (doo dah), Sunday, 20 May 2012 22:59 (1 year ago) Permalink

:(
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Ian Hunter Is Learning the Game (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 20 May 2012 23:03 (1 year ago) Permalink


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