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Cross over

in love and peace, Levon!

SNIFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF!

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Levon

that is very sad news indeed. A true original.

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Levon Helm

just when life seems almost too unbearable, the rains come....

please take time out of your days ahead to offer healing, compassion, safe passage and guidance to one of the finest musicians who ever lived.

Levon Helm.

"Dear Friends,
Levon is in the final stages of his battle with cancer. Please send your prayers and love to him as he makes his way through this part of his journey.

Thank you fans and music lovers who have made his life so filled with joy and celebration... he has loved nothing more than to play, to fill the room up with music, lay down the back beat, and make the people dance! He did it every time he took the stage...

We appreciate all the love and support and concern.
From his daughter Amy, and wife Sandy".

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Mike Wallace

R.I.P. T.V. journalist Mike Wallace. Had NO idea he was 93, just was such a household name in journalism for as long as I can remember.

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For Angel and Athena

Dear friends gone but not forgotten.

Mercy and Lovingkindness for all
they knew and loved.

Scars this had left on me will be
there at my passing.

All my love now and forever to you both.

My sadness is conceivable to those that
understand it but immeasurable to all but
one.

"Lay down and take your rest..."
"I love you oh but Jesus loves you...
the Best."

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yeah really

a truly sad loss!

jonapi (not verified)
what a three finger boy!

oh, thats absolutely heartbreaking.
that sound always spoke to my soul; the first time i heard his playing i felt like it was a part of me, the very fabric of my being.
about as far removed from the mountain plains and lonesome pine as i am, it connected with me. deeply.

rest in peace, Sir. sadly, sadly missed.

such a sweet sweet blend; a part of my heritage meets the North Carolinian blue grass foggy fellow

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Earl Scruggs

RIP

I may have first heard of him from watching "The Beverly Hillbillies," and I may have thought of bluegrass music as being corny at the time, but eventually I learned the errors of my early misconceptions. Another great one now playing in the Heart of Gold Band...

jonapi (not verified)
Benjamín Escoriza

born 20 December 1953; died 9 March 2012.

lead singer with Radio Tarifa.
fantastic band that mixed spanish, arabic, north african and many styles inbetween. everyone should own Rumba Argelina.
sadly missed.

jonapi (not verified)
Red Holloway

James Wesley "Red" Holloway, saxophonist, born 31 May 1927; died 25 February 2012.

Tenor Saxophonist.

what a most incredible resume:
Yusef Lateef, Dexter Gordon, Willie Dixon, Billie Holiday, Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rushing, Arthur Prysock, Dakota Staton, Eddie Vinson, Wardell Gray, Sonny Rollins, Red Rodney, Lester Young, Joe Williams, Redd Foxx, B.B. King, Bobby Bland and Aretha Franklin, Sonny Stitt, Memphis Slim, Lionel Hampton, Clark Terry, Etta James......

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