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Cool Cuts
Thursday December 22nd, 2016 with Chris Sharp
Gone But Not To Be Forgotten

Tonight's show features music by musicians in the blues-rock and Cool Cuts universe who passed from this world in 2016-Gone But Not To Be Forgotten.
January-saw the deaths of such musical trend-setting luminaries as David Bowie, Glenn Frey and Paul Kantner among others.
The Highway Patrol
Red Simpson(b-03/06/84,d 01/06/16) - The Man Behind The Badge(1966)
Precious, Precious
Otis Clay(b-02/11/32,d-01/08/16) - That's How It Is(1992)
The Supermen
David Bowie(b-01/08/47,d-01/10/16) - The Man Who Sold The World(1970)
Bend Me, Shape Me
American Breed(Gary Loizzo b-08/16/45.d-01/16/16) - Bend Me, Shape Me(1968)
Run Boy Run
Longbranch Pennywhistle(Glenn Frey b-11/06/48, d-01/18/16) - Longbranch Pennywhistle(1969)
Let's Go Together
Paul Kantner(b-03/17/41,d-01/28/16) - Blows Against The Empire(1970)
Feb-March-Sonny James(23 number 1 country hits) and Steve Young(songwriting) were giants in country music as was Keith Emmerson(keyboards) in U.K. prog. Maurice White was the man behind Earth,Wind and Fire's excellent and popular r'n'b/pop sound. As for Patty Duke? of my favorite shows growing up.
Love Is Life
Earth, Wind And Fire(Maurice White b-12/19/41,d-02/04/16) - Earth, Wind And Fire(1970)
You Got To Believe
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks(Dan Hicks b-12/9/41,d-02/06/16) - Striking It Rich(1972)
Young Love
Sonny James(b-05/01/28,d-02/22/16) - The Best of Sonny James(1966)
It's A Cryin' Shame
Gayle mcCormick(b-11/26/48,d-03/01/16) - VA:Super Hits of The 70`s vol 6(1990)
Karn Evil 9-1st Impression Part 2
Emerson, Lake and Palmer(Keith Emerson b-11/02/44,d-03/11/16 & Greg Lake b-11/10/47,d-12/07/16) - Brain Salad Surgery(1973)
Seven Bridges Road
Steve Young(b-07/12/42,d-03/17/16) - Seven Bridges Road(1972)
Don't Just Stand There
Patty Duke(b-12/14/46,d-03/29/16) - Don't Just Stand There(1965)
Hollywood Dream(instrumental)
Thunderclap Newman(Andy Newman b-11/21/42,d-03/29/16) - Hollywood Dream(1970)
April-June-Prince caught us all by surprise. Guitar titans Lonnie Mack and Scotty Moore were silenced and Montreal singer and television host Pierre Lalonde took his microphone to a better place. Merle Haggard was a leader in the "Outlaw Country" movement.
Sing Me Back Home
Merle Haggard(b-04/06/37,d-04/06/16) - The Best of Merle Haggard(1969)
Sign o' the Times
Prince(b-06/07/58,d-04/21/16) - Sign o' the Times(1987)
Further on Down The Road
Lonnie Mack(b-07/18/41,d-04/21/16) - The Wham of That Memphis Man(1964)
Me and Mrs. Jones
Billy Paul(b-12/01/34,d-04/24/16) - VA: Soul Hits of The 70's(1991)
Walk Awhile
Fairport Convention(Dave Swarbrick b-04/05/41,d-06/03/16) - Full House(1970)
Bobby Curtola(b-04/17/43,d-06/04/16) - Hitchhiker(1961) Canadian
Pierre Lalonde(b-01/20/41,d-06/21/16) - du gazon,de lair pur,Brandy et moi(1970) Canadian
Mystery train
Scotty Moore(b-12/27/31,d-06/28/16) - The Guitar That Changed The World(1964)
July-December-Folkie Glenn Yarbrough led the popular Limeliters before going solo, Bobby Vee played with Bob Dylan before his successful early 60's years,troubador Leonard Cohen was respected by all and Leon Russell's stuttering piano will be heard no more(at least live). Greg Lake(played in set 2) was a major U.K. prog figure(King Crimson and E.L.P.) Daddy Cool? favorite Australian band from the time period.
Audience(Keith Gemmell b-02/15/48,d-07/24/16) - The House On The Hill(1971)
Baby The Rain Must Fall
Glenn Yarbrough(b-01/12/30,d-08/11/16) - Baby The Rain Must Fall(1965)
Don't Call Us(We'll Call You)
Sugarloaf(Jerry Corbetta b-09/23/47,d-09/16/16) - VA:Super Hits of The 70`s vol 14(1990)
Take Good Care Of My baby
Bobby Vee(b-04/30/43,d-10/24/16) - Bobby Vee's Golden Greats(1962)
The Rock and Roll Waltz
Kay Starr(b-07/21/22,d-11/03/16) - All-Starr Hits(1961)
Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye
Leonard Cohen(b-09/21/34,d-11/07/16) - The Best of Leonard Cohen(1975) Canadian
Of Thee I Sing
Leon Russell(b-04/02/42,d-11/13/16) - Leon Russell and The Shelter People(1971)
Come Back Again
Daddy Cool(Ross Hannaford b-12/01/50,d-03/08/16 & Wayne Duncan b-1950,d-12/04/16) - Daddy Who? Daddy Cool(1971)
These musicians are gone but their music will always live among us. Other industry luminaries who passed this year included Robert Stigwood(manager), Sandy Pearlman(B.O.C. manager), producer George Martin(Beatles and many others) and I must mention Muhammad Ali's passing also-2016 was a tough year. Thank you for listening. Next show broadcasts Jan 5, 2017. Have a merry and safe Christmas. Best of luck in the New Year.
Interactive CKCU
What!!?? Dan Hicks died!!??

1:12 AM, December 22nd, 2016
yep-he's gone

2:26 AM, December 22nd, 2016
the Reaper
all dead and gone

8:22 AM, May 4th, 2018