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Old Feb 26th 2017, 4:53 pm   #61
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Bill Paxton, Titanic and Apollo 13 star dead at the age of 61.

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Old Feb 26th 2017, 9:08 pm   #62
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Bill Paxton, Titanic and Apollo 13 star dead at the age of 61.

https://uk.yahoo.com/news/apollo-13-...155100475.html
That's a shame. He seemed like a nice man.
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Gerald Kaufman

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Old Mar 9th 2017, 2:20 pm   #65
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Howard Hodgkin dies at 84


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Old Mar 10th 2017, 3:55 pm   #66
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John Surtees, a unique talent, being the only man to win F1 GP and motorcycle GP world championships.

John Surtees: Former F1 world champion dies at 83 - BBC Sport
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Joni Sledge, the singer best-known for the disco anthem We Are Family, has died aged 60.
Sledge, who formed Sister Sledge with her three siblings in 1971, was found unresponsive by a friend at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, her publicist said.
She had not been ill and the cause of death is unknown.

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Chuck Berry, 90. Hail, hail rock n roll.
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Chuck Berry, 90. Hail, hail rock n roll.
Amazing he made it to 90. RIP.
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Amazing he made it to 90. RIP.
It's actually quite refreshing to hear of a rock star/entertainer who lived to be a ripe old age! Sadly, so many of them die much younger.
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It's actually quite refreshing to hear of a rock star/entertainer who lived to be a ripe old age! Sadly, so many of them die much younger.
They tend to burn the candle at both ends a bit.

But Johnny will B Goode tonight.
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He'll have finally made it to the Promised Land!

Need i say - they don't write them like that any more! One of the greatest of all Rock & Roll songs, I think.
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Never to play with his ding a ling again.
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Old Mar 19th 2017, 5:41 am   #75
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That's a shame. I can just see the headlines in The Sun tomorrow: "R.I.P It Up"
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