Death of an Icon

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Death of an Icon

Post by HNLim » Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:49 pm

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Re: Death of an Icon

Post by doug » Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:27 pm

He was great! He did a cover of one of my favorite songs, Paul McCartney's, "Mull of Kintyre," in which he sang and played the bagpipes.
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Re: Death of an Icon

Post by Tubbers » Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:01 pm

We watched his documentary. He was great in the original 'True Grit.'
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Re: Death of an Icon

Post by doug » Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:42 pm

I'm not a fan of country music, but I did like him. I had a girl tell me one time.....a LONG time ago....... that I favored him, which I considered to be a compliment. I think it was the hair??? :lol:
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Re: Death of an Icon

Post by PeteJ » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:06 am

I only learned quite recently what a fabulous guitarist he was and how many records he'd played on, from frank Sinatra to the Monkees. I used to think he was just a cheesy singer. This happens a lot in country music, that underneath the showmanship there's some amazing musical talent.

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