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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby bismarck » 17 Apr 2012, 14:27

Robert Kennedy, publisher of Oxygen, MuscleMag, dies of cancer at 73

The man behind the Ontario-based publishing house that produces a slew of popular health books and fitness magazines, including Oxygen and MuscleMag, has died.

Robert “Bob” Kennedy, who founded Robert Kennedy Publishing, died of complications from cancer on Thursday night at his home in Caledon Hills, Ont., north of Toronto. He was 73.


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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby cfimages » 20 Apr 2012, 07:36

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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby Kea » 20 Apr 2012, 07:41

ImageLevon Helm, key member of The Band, dies at 71
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With songs like "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," ''The Weight" and "Up on Cripple Creek," The Band fused rock, blues, folk and gospel to create a sound that seemed as authentically American as a Mathew Brady photograph or a Mark Twain short story.
In truth, the group had only one American — Levon Helm.
Helm, the drummer and singer who brought an urgent beat and a genuine Arkansas twang to some of The Band's best-known songs and helped turn a bunch of musicians known mostly as Bob Dylan's backup group into one of rock's most legendary acts, has died. He was 71.
Helm, who was found to have throat cancer in 1998, died Thursday afternoon of complications from cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, said Lucy Sabini of Vanguard Records. On Tuesday, a message on his website said he was in the final stages of cancer.
Helm and his bandmates — Canadians Rick Danko, Garth Hudson, Robbie Robertson and Richard Manuel — were musical virtuosos who returned to the roots of American music in the late 1960s as other rockers veered into psychedelia, heavy metal and jams. The group's 1968 debut, "Music From the Big Pink," and its follow-up, "The Band," remain landmark albums of the era, and songs such as "The Weight," ''Dixie Down" and "Cripple Creek" have become rock standards.

RIP Levon :(
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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby k.k. » 20 Apr 2012, 08:16

Men at Work member Greg Ham discovered dead by friends at Carlton North home

Ham was an integral member of the hugely popular Men At Work, fronted by Colin Hay.

Ham famously played the flute on the band’s biggest hit Down Under, a massive seller in both Australia and the US.
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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby TainanCowboy » 20 Apr 2012, 11:13

Levon Helm, May 26, 1940 ~ April 19, 2012

RIP Levon...Thanks for what You did. It was good.
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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby Dragonbones » 20 Apr 2012, 11:18

Kea wrote:Levon Helm, key member of The Band, dies at 71[/url]


I'll have a drink in Levon's honor tonight. :notworthy:
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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby TheGingerMan » 20 Apr 2012, 21:42

TainanCowboy wrote:Levon Helm, May 26, 1940 ~ April 19, 2012

RIP Levon...Thanks for what You did. It was good.

Seconded. It was, and is, damn fine!
Certainly lessened my Weight......
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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby Impaler » 21 Apr 2012, 07:01

Wow. Nobody mentioned Dick Clark yet??

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nati ... 5012.story
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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby NeonNoodle » 05 May 2012, 02:23

Problems worthy of attack,
Prove their worth by fighting back.
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Re: The Morgue 2012

Postby bismarck » 05 May 2012, 08:50


RIP, Adam. Thanks for the good times!! :bow:

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