Glen Campbell RIP

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  1. Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

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    You'll be thinking of Dag Hammarsjold or Antoine St. Exupery. They died in plane crashes but they had wretched singing voices.

    Bought one of his LPs decades ago. Very easy listening. I read that he suffered from dementia but could remember all the words of his songs. RIP, Glenn. Let's have a new duo - you and Johnny Cash!
     
  2. unexpected item

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    He played with the LA session musician collective, the Wrecking Crew. There's an excellent documentary on Netflix which is a real eye (and ear!) opener about who really played on those 60's classics we all know so well.
     
  3. tolmie's hairdoo

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    It was John Denver who died in a plane crash.

    Also stood in for Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys when he had a breakdown.

    Legend.
     
  4. better dead than red

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    I believe he was also a travelling member of The Beach Boys for a time. The guy was a well regarded and prolific studio musician. I don't remember the year in the 60's but he played on something like 580 songs released that year. And despite not being able to read music was a good musician.

    When I was young I had Rhinestone Cowboy on a .45 and I used to listen to it over and over on my little portable record player.

    Sadly, he had major problem with liquor and was abusive to women. He used to beat the crap out of Tanya Tucker. He always denied it. She did not. Possibly a real bastard of man but quite a good entertainer.
     
  5. stonerblue

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    He was a linesman for Notts County..

    gloves, hat, scarf, wellies
     
  6. Gelsons Dad

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    One of my top 10 of all time.
     
  7. tolmie's hairdoo

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    Always one of my go-to YouTube offerings ;)
     
  8. tornandfrayed

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    Here you go. Guitar playing of the highest quality.

     
  9. Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

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    A full kit wanker, then!
     
  10. vonkeynotvenky

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    Yup....very similar to James Taylor, great tunes.
     

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