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Stan Lee passes away at age 95

Undoubtedly the heart and soul of the Marvel Universe, Stan the man always felt like he would go on forever but alas we aren't all blessed with the long life of the Asgardians and so it was that today he went to join Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko and of course his wife Joanne who passed not so long ago in the pantheon of legends never to be forgotten.

#RIP #RIPstanlee

And thank you

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Martin Landau passes away

He played Dr Kurtzweil in +The X-FilesFight The Future among many other roles

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Legendary Actor Martin Landau Dies At 89
Variety reported Sunday evening that Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau died Saturday at the age of 89. He was in Los Angeles, and his publicist told Variety that he had been hospitalized before he passed away.
Landau enjoyed a long and celebrated car…

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Goodbye Chuck Berry – a true legend has left us

But you know what? 90 is a good age to go, so now is the time to celebrate this long life and the influence his music has had on so many people. Think about that, if Jimi Hendrix was still alive today he wouldn't be anywhere near as old as Chuck was when he died and Chuck's music would have influenced him too.

#RIP Chuck Berry (1926 – 2017) and thanks for the music

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Farewell Gary Moore, Thanks for everything

I was utterly shocked to hear the sad news that Blues / Rock Guitar Maestro Gary Moore passed away earlier this morning while on holiday in Spain. He was only 58 years old. For those who read my posts, you will remember my recent ramblings about learning Parisienne Walkways, a song I’m still hoping to fully master one day. A song which also introduced me to Gary in the early 90’s when the live version made it back into the charts and became quite popular among my circle of friends back when I was in High School. Until very recently I’d never realised just how versatile a player he was and made a mental note to keep an eye on his future tour dates to go see him when he would next come to a venue near me. This sadly will never happen anymore.

But instead of weeping and pointing out just how big a loss this is, let’s celebrate the immense contribution he made to the world of music and how much an inspiration he was to many guitar players, myself included. Here is a live version of the aforementioned Parisienne Walkways:

Just listen to that vibrato 🙂