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This Week In Music History Apr 24-May 7

Posted by Lilly Duncan on

The week in music history brought to you by Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history! MAY 1: Sad news today - Gordon Lightfoot passed away age 84. He was a Canadian singer-songwriter known for his melodic folk and country music. He was born on November 17, 1938, in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Lightfoot began his career in the 1960s and released many successful albums throughout the years, including "If You Could Read My Mind," "Sundown," and "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald." His music often explored themes of love, loss, and the Canadian landscape. Lightfoot won numerous...

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Looking Back At Those We Lost In 2022

Posted by James Duncan on

Some great musical talents left us in 2022, and it's worth taking a minute to remember them and the musical gifts they left us with. Many are missing here for sure and this is not meant to be an exhaustive list but here are some of the most notable deaths from last year in alpha order (name/known for/date of death in '22): Rick Anderson: The Tubes bassist (Dec. 16) Barry Bailey: Atlanta Rhythm Section guitarist (Mar. 12) Thom Bell: Producer/arranger/songwriter-- Philly sound (Dec. 22) Marilyn Bergman: Lyricist "The Way We Were" etc., past Chair of ASCAP (Jan. 8) Jet Black: Stranglers...

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