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Remembering Gary Thain

One of the all-time bass greats. Glad to see that there are a few Thain aficionados out there. Audio Culture has a rough and ready page dedicated to the man. This YouTube comment pretty much sums up his status. bassgary thainuriah heep

John Deacon

Happy birthday to John the shyest funkmeister (with a penchant for soul) that ever made it into the big time. We walked passed each other (me on dog walking duty) a few times since we lived very close to each other. Of course Queen was greater than its parts but the primary creative axis was…

Phil Lynott

Gee, has it really been thirty years ago? Paid my respects in Dublin. In case you don’t know who this chap (a non-Quiltonian) is, for what it’s worth here is his wiki entry. As with Nils Lofgren, Thin Lizzy should have cracked the US but never really did.   bassmusicnils lofgrenPhil Lynottrock and rollThin Lizzy