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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5760 on: 21 April, 2016, 06:07:30 PM »
Rumours on the web saying that prince has died. ........not sure of the truth of it yet though.

Seemingly confirmed here.

Grim reading of late, this thread…

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5761 on: 21 April, 2016, 06:19:14 PM »
Oh no not Prince too - Fuckin hell, what's happening this year?

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5762 on: 21 April, 2016, 06:19:41 PM »
Seriously what a fuckin' year this is turning out to be, and it's only April..

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5763 on: 21 April, 2016, 06:27:04 PM »
Just listened to Gold Experience this morning, bloody class stuff. The year of BS continues.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5764 on: 21 April, 2016, 06:45:58 PM »
Unbelievable. Fuckin' PRINCE. What the hell is going on?
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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5765 on: 21 April, 2016, 06:56:11 PM »
Fuck it.  We won't see his like again
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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5766 on: 21 April, 2016, 07:51:58 PM »
Almost unbelievable news.  Prince was a much bigger musical deal to me personally than Bowie. How awful.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5767 on: 21 April, 2016, 08:03:28 PM »
Fuck. I can't believe it. I've been a Prince  fan since always. I've seen him in concert twice - the first gig was the best I've ever been to. The man was more than a legend; he was an auteur, an innovator and the funkiest MF on the planet. Gutted.
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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5768 on: 21 April, 2016, 08:04:26 PM »
Wow,just like Victoria yesterday this has come totally out of the blue.

Very sad.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5769 on: 21 April, 2016, 09:31:09 PM »
Very sad to hear about Prince's passing. Really quite sad. the man was an absolute genius as much for the songs he wrote that others made famous as for the brilliant performer he was himself. His output though between 1982 and 1991 for me ranks of one of the truly great periods of any pop artists.

Such a shame and as others have said such a shock.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5770 on: 21 April, 2016, 10:43:36 PM »
Guy Hamilton aged 93
 director of the Bond movies Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, Live And Let Die and The Man With The Golden Gun.

& Choppers the last of the PG Tips Chimps aged 48

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5771 on: 22 April, 2016, 01:01:47 AM »
What a fucking terrible day. I don't know Ms. Laurer, but 45 is no age.

I'm gutted about Prince. I was mostly into heavy metal in the 80s, but Prince was a talent you simply couldn't ignore or deny.

Now Guy Hamilton.

RIP to all three.  :'(

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5772 on: 22 April, 2016, 01:22:05 AM »
Very sad to hear about Prince's passing. Really quite sad. the man was an absolute genius as much for the songs he wrote that others made famous as for the brilliant performer he was himself. His output though between 1982 and 1991 for me ranks of one of the truly great periods of any pop artists.
From personal taste, only New Order come close. Worldwide, there is no competition.

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Have I ever told anyone here about the time I saw Prince play an aftershow gig at The Garage in Glasgow?

It cost twenty pounds to get in; I put one pound in the Monopoly quiz machine; security cleared everyone from the bar except me and formed a weird cordon like you'd see in a film; Prince and the band walked past; I've never had two ten pound jackpots from a single quid before or since; I bought drinks for my friends; he came on and played no recognisable songs, just five or six funky jams; wearing the veil; it was one of the best gigs I've ever see; I had never been in the presence of such a ludicrously magnetic personality before; I don't expect to be again.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5773 on: 22 April, 2016, 01:39:22 AM »
THIS IS A BLOW,
a hero of my youth, likely the most second played album i ever purchased Purple rain 1984.
I was 16,
he may have been bonkers i will grant you that...... but musically a bloody genius,

saw him live in London i think it was Wembley arena (?possibly) I travel a lot so it could be wrong location,
but OUTSTANDING on stage.

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Re: RIPs
« Reply #5774 on: 24 April, 2016, 01:09:04 AM »
Shirley Bellwood, iconic Misty artist, back in January...

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