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Little known information...maybe even facts - Manbird - Feb 19, 2020 - 6:51pm
 
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Need A Thread Killed? - Coaxial - Feb 19, 2020 - 6:49am
 
You might be getting old if...... - Coaxial - Feb 19, 2020 - 6:47am
 
Things You Thought Today - sirdroseph - Feb 19, 2020 - 4:47am
 
Today in History - Red_Dragon - Feb 19, 2020 - 4:44am
 
The Obituary Page - R_P - Feb 18, 2020 - 8:57pm
 
Preferred media player? - westslope - Feb 18, 2020 - 7:48pm
 
the Todd Rundgren topic - Steely_D - Feb 18, 2020 - 7:22pm
 
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Israel - R_P - Feb 18, 2020 - 4:21pm
 
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Other Medical Stuff - haresfur - Feb 18, 2020 - 2:31pm
 
Drinking Establishments - miamizsun - Feb 18, 2020 - 2:28pm
 
Maps • Google • GeoGuessr - haresfur - Feb 18, 2020 - 2:16pm
 
Squirrel proof bird feeder? - miamizsun - Feb 18, 2020 - 2:09pm
 
Logos for alt streams? - miamizsun - Feb 18, 2020 - 2:07pm
 
Derplahoma Questions and Points of Interest - haresfur - Feb 18, 2020 - 1:50pm
 
Happy RP Anniversary! - sirdroseph - Feb 18, 2020 - 12:20pm
 
songs that ROCK! - Steely_D - Feb 18, 2020 - 10:15am
 
Make Scott laugh - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 18, 2020 - 9:09am
 
260,000 Posts in one thread? - miamizsun - Feb 18, 2020 - 7:54am
 
RP 20th anniversary, Feb 2020 - sunybuny - Feb 18, 2020 - 5:43am
 
Recommended documentaries - sirdroseph - Feb 18, 2020 - 5:21am
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - sirdroseph - Feb 18, 2020 - 5:19am
 
Vinyl Only Spin List - kurtster - Feb 17, 2020 - 10:17pm
 
Reviews and Pix from your concerts and shows you couldn't... - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 17, 2020 - 6:43pm
 
how do you feel right now? - GeneP59 - Feb 17, 2020 - 4:08pm
 
Museum Of Bad Album Covers - RabbitEars - Feb 17, 2020 - 2:11pm
 
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Name My Band - buddy - Feb 14, 2020 - 12:41pm
 
Amazon Products (May Contain Spam) - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 14, 2020 - 12:00pm
 
Best Song Comments. - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 14, 2020 - 8:42am
 
A motivational quote - Proclivities - Feb 14, 2020 - 7:52am
 
Growing Humanity... - black321 - Feb 13, 2020 - 6:39pm
 
ok, am i crazy? - pilgrim - Feb 13, 2020 - 4:56pm
 
Trump Lies - R_P - Feb 13, 2020 - 2:16pm
 
Bill and Rebecca, Thank You - BillG - Feb 13, 2020 - 1:17pm
 
kurtster's quiet vinyl - kurtster - Feb 13, 2020 - 11:27am
 
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Posted: Jan 10, 2016 - 11:23pm

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This is just too sad! What a huge loss to music. I have always considered him a true musical genius, always 10 years ahead of his time.


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Posted: Jan 10, 2016 - 11:06pm

David Bowie dies at 69, rep confirms - SFGate
David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.

David Bowie obituary (Guardian)
Artist who blazed a trail of musical trends and pop fashion, reinventing himself, his music and media across many decades

Obituary: David Bowie (BBC)

David Bowie Dies at 69; He Transcended Music, Art and Fashion - The New York Times
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Posted: Jan 6, 2016 - 1:09pm

Composer Pierre Boulez dies at 90 - BBC News
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Posted: Dec 28, 2015 - 6:21pm

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I was never much into Motorhead but I was into Hawkwind his previous band so I am playing "In Search of Space" now.
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Posted: Dec 28, 2015 - 5:11pm

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Posted: Dec 28, 2015 - 1:40pm

George Clayton Johnson, who co-wrote 'Logan's Run' and penned first 'Star Trek' episode, dies at 86
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Posted: Dec 28, 2015 - 10:27am

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{#Meditate}  My Dad took me to see the Harlem Globetrotters in 53 or 54 I think.  I remember Meadowlark Lemon! Amazing. The whole team was amazing!
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Posted: Dec 28, 2015 - 8:06am


  Meadowlark Lemon, Harlem Globetrotter Who Played Basketball and Pranks With Virtuosity, Dies at 83
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Posted: Dec 27, 2015 - 3:46pm

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Wow. I'll have to watch Bound for Glory again. I don't remember being very impressed but maybe because it is one of my all time favourite books.
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Posted: Dec 27, 2015 - 1:57pm

Haskell Wexler.

Dang.



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Posted: Aug 9, 2015 - 10:49pm

Frances Kelsey, FDA Officer Who Blocked Thalidomide, Dies at 101

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Posted: Mar 2, 2015 - 11:41am

From 2009:

Sir Dai Llewellyn

Notorious Lothario known as the 'Conquistador of the Canapé Circuit’ — or simply 'Dirty Dai’ 

Stories of Llewellyn’s priapic exploits, mostly gleefully retailed by the Don Juan himself, proved irresistible to the tabloid press. The journalist Peter McKay, who became a friend, was once having lunch with him at San Lorenzo when Llewellyn suddenly leapt from the table and disappeared for half an hour. “What happened?” asked McKay when his host returned, looking flushed. “Oh, I just remembered,” said Llewellyn. “I left my secretary tied up in the bath.”
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Posted: Feb 13, 2015 - 9:00am

David Carr, Times Critic and Champion of Media, Dies at 58


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Posted: Feb 12, 2015 - 3:52pm

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I was sad to hear about that on Today this morning. :(

 
What a loss. I will miss his stories.
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Posted: Feb 12, 2015 - 2:48pm

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I was sad to hear about that on Today this morning. :(
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Posted: Feb 12, 2015 - 2:41pm

CBS News correspondent Bob Simon, 1941-2015
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Posted: Feb 12, 2015 - 1:40pm

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Japanese designer of soy-sauce bottle dies at 85

The Japanese designer responsible for both the classic soy sauce bottle and the train connecting Tokyo to its major international airport has died, his company said Monday.

Kenji Ekuan, who was 85, was the brains behind the sauce dispenser first used by Kikkoman in Japan in 1961.

The upside-down funnel shape with a red cap was subsequently exported around the globe and became visual shorthand for soy sauce as the craze for Japanese food swept abroad.

Ekuan, who was also a Buddhist monk, was credited with numerous corporate logos during Japan’s industrial boom era, as well as creating the look of Yamaha’s VMAX motorcycles and the Narita Express train that ferries passengers to and from Tokyo’s main international gateway.

A former president of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, and a recipient of the council’s Colin King Grand Prix, Ekuan was also made officier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by France and awarded the Order of the Rising Sun by Japan.

The company he founded, GK Design Group, said he died on Sunday after suffering from sinus problems.



 
Sounds like he was the Japanese counterpart of Raymond Loewy.


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Posted: Feb 12, 2015 - 1:38pm

Steve Strange, Visage frontman and New Romantic figure, 1959-2015
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Posted: Feb 9, 2015 - 3:37pm

Japanese designer of soy-sauce bottle dies at 85

The Japanese designer responsible for both the classic soy sauce bottle and the train connecting Tokyo to its major international airport has died, his company said Monday.

Kenji Ekuan, who was 85, was the brains behind the sauce dispenser first used by Kikkoman in Japan in 1961.

The upside-down funnel shape with a red cap was subsequently exported around the globe and became visual shorthand for soy sauce as the craze for Japanese food swept abroad.

Ekuan, who was also a Buddhist monk, was credited with numerous corporate logos during Japan’s industrial boom era, as well as creating the look of Yamaha’s VMAX motorcycles and the Narita Express train that ferries passengers to and from Tokyo’s main international gateway.

A former president of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, and a recipient of the council’s Colin King Grand Prix, Ekuan was also made officier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by France and awarded the Order of the Rising Sun by Japan.

The company he founded, GK Design Group, said he died on Sunday after suffering from sinus problems.


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Posted: Aug 24, 2014 - 5:33pm

Jean Redpath, Prolific Scottish Folk Singer, Dies at 77

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Jean Redpath, shown in 1986, drew on a deep historical knowledge to record some 40 albums. Credit Ruby Washington/The New York Times

Jean Redpath, an esteemed Scottish folk singer whose arresting repertoire of ancient ballads, Robert Burns poems and contemporary tunes helped energize a genre she described as a “brew of pure flavor and pure emotion,” died on Thursday at a hospice in Arizona. She was 77.


Jean Redpath was a force of nature in traditional music. The voice of an angel and the memory of a library, she recorded and celebrated the music of her native Scotland, especially the works of Robert Burns.

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