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Ron Kane: 1958-2017 [part 5]

Ron had an amazingly w-i-d-e range of musical tastes. Honestly, on a Venn Diagram, our tastes probably looked like this: I might like a much wider range of music now than I did at the age of 16, but Ron’s … Continue reading

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Ron Kane: 1958-2017 [part 4]

[continued from previous post] In 1990, our paradigm got shaken up when Ron moved from his home in Long Beach [whose address is the only other one besides my current and childhood home addresses, I have memorized from decades of … Continue reading

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Ron Kane: 1958-2017 [part 3]

[continued from previous post] Many were the bands I am now obsessed whose fandom of was all down to Ron’s predilection for “apple seeding” as he called it. Sometimes it did not even come from Ron directly. I seem to … Continue reading

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Ron Kane: 1958-2017 [part 2]

Ron was a guy I met due to the pleasures of meeting another long-standing friend of mine in 1985. Someone who did live in my city, so I quickly became fast friends with Mr. Brian Ware. Brian caught my classified … Continue reading

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Ron Kane: 1958-2017 [part 1]

Terrible news for me today. It was during lunch that I learned that Ron “The Man” Kane had died earlier this morning. I was all set to visit him for the last time tomorrow but it was not meant to … Continue reading

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Pete Burns: 1959-2016

Yesterday I was in the middle of writing my post when my friend chasinvictoria sent me a message that Pete Burns had suddenly died. With the definitive Dead Or Alive BSOG due in just four more days, the chameleonic Burns died … Continue reading

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Prince: 1958-2016

Let’s get it right out of the way… FUNK + NEW WAVE x GENIUS = PRINCE I was halfway through blasting out the ABC post yesterday when my assistant was once again the harbinger of dread news;  Prince was dead … Continue reading

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