Category Archives: Passings

Merl Saunders 1934 ~ 2008


Wayward Bill   Just got the news tonight that one of Jerry’s best friends, Merl Saunders, has passed on. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/10/24/BAGK13NQGB.DTLI was fortunate enough to do a live chat with him back in 2001: http://www.gdforum.com/chats/merlchat2001.htmlI’m hoping some of you will leave … Continue reading

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George Carlin


Hey Now Kidz,   One of America’s funniest comedians passed late last night in Santa Monica, CA. He died of heart failure.   George Carlin (click above)   May 12, 1937 ~ June 22, 2008   He was known for his "Seven Words" … Continue reading

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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh!


"Breaking News"   ~  Arthur C. Clarke  ~    December 16,1917 ~  March 19, 2007   Arthur C. Clark, scifi writer, free thinker, father of the telecommunications satellite. If you read or saw 2001 ~ A Space Odyssey you are … Continue reading

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They Be Gone Johnson


Hey Now Kidz,   Where have all the bloggers gone.  Yesterday I started out with posting my St. Patrick’s tags.  I started out with 96 people on my friends list.  Tonight I have 69 & 1 invited.  I have categorized … Continue reading

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Syd Barrett


  Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd passed away recently (date unknown). Here is his obit from the NY Times.   LONDON (AP) — Syd Barrett, the troubled Pink Floyd co-founder who spent his last years in reclusive anonymity, has died, … Continue reading

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He’s Gone….


  Hey Now Brothers and Sisters,   I was going to add to my biography today, but I want to dedicate this blog to the passing of Chet Helms, founder of the Family Dog in San Francisco and the Avalon … Continue reading

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