Who?I thought the 5th Beatle was Pete Best? Or was he the forgotten Beatle?
That went over your head. I know who Pete was.Pete Best. Beatles drummer 1960-62.
I first saw ELP in Hartford, Ct. in a movie theater. He was at his keyboard when the piano was raised up into the air where it start to revolve in a somersault as he played. Greg Lake was playing his guitar and he would quickly run his hand up the neck and bottle rocket type charge would shoot out the end of the guitar. One of the most awesome rock shows I've ever seen. ELP was one of my favorites. Saw Elton John, Elo, Jethro Tull and others all in that same movie theater for like $8 back then (70's).RIP Keith Emerson (ELP)
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Wow, he was in the news this week because he canceled a show in Atl. due to illness and then did the show and was flying home and had to make a stop to go to the hospital for diarrhea and was released. Apparently the issue was more than they thought.Prince was one of those guys that I loved him as a musician but couldnt care less for his music.
Keith Richards time has come and passed, just nobody told him.I was never a big Prince fan but 57 is too young to go. I wonder if any of us on here will still be around when (and if) Keith Richards time comes.
I thought of you this weekend when a red with black vinyl roof 67 GTO sold for $140K at Mecum.my interest is piqued
George Micheal's online music purchases spiked 3000%, his hit Last Christmas being the most popular download because of the time of his death.Over the next few days we will be seeing a large number of crap "B" listers, who can't even get on (not really a) celebrity big brother, literally swarming to the grave in an attempt to boost their failing careers.
Death isn't the handicap it used to be in the showbusiness industry and, if you want to go straight to number one in the album charts, dying before the end of 2016 could put you up there with the greats.
Being famous is what counts..... doesn't matter what for..... just being famous is where it's at.
So many brilliant people have gone from our midst this year and it seems so unfair that twats like Piers Morgan get to live.
If he had anything about him he should commit suicide on live global television by burning himself to death using a disposable cigarette lighter..... If it was pay per view he would make fucking billions and be an overnight international success.
That doesn't explain how devastating this year has been.One reason you hear about a lot more deaths is because of social media.
Tell that to the over 220 names on that list.Only as devastating as you let it be..
This thread started as tribute to the old rock and roll artists who brought joy to ours lives for the last 50 years. it's not a worship thing per se. These great artists will no longer bring new joy to our lives. Look at all the awe inspiring current generation bands, NOT.Exactly right. I just can't wrap my mind around the whole celebrity worship thing.
Thousands and thousands of people die, why should the famous ones have any effect on me?