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Nik Turner Leaves Our World In Search Of Space

November 12, 2022

Arguably, no one embodied intrepid spirit of space rock more perfectly than Nik Turner, a vastly underrated British musician who passed away, aged 82, on November 10th. He was the “wind” in HAWKWIND for the course-setting part of their existence … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams, Dan McCafferty

November 9, 2022

One of the most distinctive rock voices is dissolved in silence for ever: , a founding member of and a longtime friend of mine, has passed away on November 8th at the age of 76. He may have left the … Continue reading

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Farewell, Sandy Dillon And Ray Majors

August 11, 2022

Two prominent figures of British musical landscape, Sandy Dillon and Ray Majors, left this mortal coil within days of each other: death did not do them part. There’s no details presently on the reason of the couple’s unexpected, untimely passing, … Continue reading

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Songwriting Giant Lamont Dozier Passed Away

August 10, 2022

Lamont Dozier, one of the architects of modern music – a giant of classic soul and contemporary pop – passed away on August 8th at the age of 81. It might have seemed that in the later years the veteran … Continue reading

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Barbara Thompson, The Grand Dame Of British Jazz, Passed Away

July 10, 2022

When people talk about female saxophonists of international renown, it’s usually Candy Dulfer that comes to mind; when I think about players of the fair sex, it’s always Barbara Thompson whose name and music I mentally hear. And now the … Continue reading

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