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#950 Re: RIP
July 02, 2017, 05:57:43 pm
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David Axelrod - Composer, guitarist, musician and heavily sampled by hip-hop greats died on Sunday...

Been chilling out today listening to records and mooching on the internet for music.  Read an obit about and an interview with Axelrod where it mentions him being a very keen rock climber so did a search on supertopo but the searches are saturated with his namessake who is a big shot in US politics (was Obama's election and campaign advisor) so it's difficult to find out anymore.  It'd be interesting to find out more...

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#951 Re: RIP
July 04, 2017, 12:03:04 pm
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http://www.waxpoetics.com/blog/features/articles/ring-david-axelrod-interview-part-2/

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I’d climbed up at Stoney Point [in Chatsworth, California] on that route so many fuckin’ times that my mind was wandering. I was just not concentrating at all. The next thing I know, I was peeling off—which is a hell of a feeling. It’s like a bungee jump except the rope is tied around the waist. It really fucked up my back badly. I didn’t have it tied good and it went up underneath my arms. It was about a forty-foot pitch. I was breaking in a new pair of shoes.

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#952 Re: RIP
July 05, 2017, 01:27:30 pm
Thanks Lagers - good find.  Must have been around '71.... it's cool he was into climbing.

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#953 Re: RIP
July 05, 2017, 01:30:27 pm
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I’d climbed up at Stoney Point [in Chatsworth, California] on that route so many fuckin’ times that my mind was wandering. I was just not concentrating at all. The next thing I know, I was peeling off—which is a hell of a feeling. It’s like a bungee jump except the rope is tied around the waist. It really fucked up my back badly. I didn’t have it tied good and it went up underneath my arms. It was about a forty-foot pitch. I was breaking in a new pair of shoes.

LOVE it!

Got me thinking. Notable persons who are also genuine climbers.

An inverse non climbing claims to fame. I'll propose it on that thread...

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#954 Re: RIP
July 05, 2017, 02:01:46 pm
Well clearly Mike Kosterlitz now.

Is Dave lee Roth still famous?

I saw Daniel Bruhl at the wall once.

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#955 Re: RIP
July 05, 2017, 02:25:32 pm
Split topic?? - I've got a couple to add..

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#956 Re: RIP
July 05, 2017, 03:00:13 pm
Oh it did that right away.

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#957 Re: RIP
July 13, 2017, 07:10:25 am

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#958 Re: RIP
July 14, 2017, 09:11:02 pm
Nick Bond - former BMC NW Chair and Lancs quarries enthusiast has died of cancer. Climbed with him a fair bit and had interestingtrip with him to Montserrat. Earnest guy. Probably early 50's.  :wavecry:

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#960 Re: RIP
July 17, 2017, 12:08:56 pm
Two greats of cinema Martin Landau and George Romero.

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#961 Re: RIP
July 17, 2017, 02:54:32 pm
Nick Bond - former BMC NW Chair and Lancs quarries enthusiast has died of cancer. Climbed with him a fair bit and had interestingtrip with him to Montserrat. Earnest guy. Probably early 50's.  :wavecry:

I worked with him lots as he was Chair of BMC Walls Committee when I was at the BMC. One of the good guys  :(

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#962 Re: RIP
July 20, 2017, 09:09:29 pm
Gutted.
Musically, these past couple of weeks suck.
I stop for a quiet pint in the Barn Owl and this gets dropped on me.

Chester Bennington.

This takes a moment to start, don't think it's not working:

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-chester-bennington-isolated-vocals-numb/

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#963 Re: RIP
July 20, 2017, 10:13:52 pm
deleted...... hadn't read the above!

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#964 Re: RIP
July 20, 2017, 10:58:38 pm
Gutted.
Musically, these past couple of weeks suck.
I stop for a quiet pint in the Barn Owl and this gets dropped on me.

Chester Bennington.

This takes a moment to start, don't think it's not working:

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-chester-bennington-isolated-vocals-numb/

First Chris Cornell, now Chester Bennington. Two of my favourite singers gone the same way. This shows them at their finest;

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#965 Re: RIP
August 03, 2017, 10:06:23 am


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#966 Re: RIP
August 03, 2017, 12:42:53 pm

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#967 Re: RIP
August 04, 2017, 01:11:28 pm
Robert Hardy and Hywel Bennett

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#969 Re: RIP
August 18, 2017, 06:39:23 pm
ttps://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/aug/18/bruce-forsyth-king-of-uk-gameshows-dies-aged-89

Brucie

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#970 Re: RIP
August 19, 2017, 12:13:55 pm
ttps://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/aug/18/bruce-forsyth-king-of-uk-gameshows-dies-aged-89

Brucie
  Yes, very sad, but in the best way. Don't forget to throw in a "Brucie" today everyone, in appreciation for the great man. Nice to see you..  :wave:

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#971 Re: RIP
September 06, 2017, 08:02:53 am
Holger Czukay - founding member of Can.

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#972 Re: RIP
September 14, 2017, 01:22:20 pm
Grant Hart (Husker Du and solo) died yesterday of cancer aged 56.

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#973 Re: RIP
September 14, 2017, 01:57:41 pm
:( Soundtrack to my teenage years.

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#974 Re: RIP
September 14, 2017, 03:54:06 pm
Husker Du were simply more important to me than any other band for a long time. I think it was the honesty of both Grant Hart and Bob Mould as songwriters that mattered most.

There's a good piece in the Guardian already: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/sep/14/husker-du-grant-hart-death-aged-56