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I just dropped in to see what condition his condition was in. Turns out, not so good.
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dead_elvis wrote:
21 Mar 2020, 13:58
I just dropped in to see what condition his condition was in. Turns out, not so good.
I had no idea that was Kenny Rogers.
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lunchstealer wrote:
21 Mar 2020, 14:51
dead_elvis wrote:
21 Mar 2020, 13:58
I just dropped in to see what condition his condition was in. Turns out, not so good.
I had no idea that was Kenny Rogers.
Not to mention Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You". (Yeah, her's was the cover, but it was a much bigger hit.)

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???

I will always love you was quite famously (I thought) Dolly Parton.

(Islands in the Stream was a Parton Rogers collaboration, though that was a Gibbs brothers as in BeeGees writing credit).
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Kolohe wrote:
21 Mar 2020, 16:39
???

I will always love you was quite famously (I thought) Dolly Parton.

(Islands in the Stream was a Parton Rogers collaboration, though that was a Gibbs brothers as in BeeGees writing credit).
You're right. That was probably what I was thinking about.

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"Never forget: a war on undocumented immigrants by necessity is a war on all of our freedoms of association and movement."

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Curly has (double) dribbled into The Great Beyond.
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<Sweet Georgia Brown plays in a minor key>
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I saw him live in the 70's
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Me too. Looking back I can't believe they came to our podunk town.
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I was in the Chicago area at the time, but as I recall they played at a small college gym.
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I actually went to see them for my birthday one year, because a ticket to the Globetrotters was a lot cheaper than a regular season Bullets game. That was at the Capital Center outside DC, so a pretty big arena, but it definitely wasn't a big crowd.
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Saw them, with Curley, in the early 80s at the Hartford Civic Center. It was maybe a third to half full, so there were a few thousand folks watching the show.
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Now that I think about it I did see them play in Columbia back in the day. Barely remember anything about it beyond thinking it was fun. But I was very much not a fan of basketball at the time so my enjoyment was probably dulled a bit.
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Krzysztof Penderecki, the composer of many of the pieces used in the soundtrack to The Shining.
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He was supposed to come conduct the school orchestra when I was in grad school, but he called out sick, always bummed me out I missed that opportunity.

Since I was too young to see The Shining, his first nightmare fuel I heard was his Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima.

In case anyone likes this sort of thing, he eventually went back to a more conventional style, of which this is a favorite, for the piece as well as being a totally ON FIRE performance.
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