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Sunday, December 2, 2012

In Memorium: A Posthumous Wishlist

George Harrisons 1979 solo album that I'd like on LP.
There are artists on mine and Boris's* wishlists who are no longer with us. Many of their CDs and LPs are hard to find. Some cultures keep in touch with the deceased so I call on these legends for their guidance finding what they left behind:

Kevin Ayers (ex-Soft Machine)*
Keith Emerson (ELP and The Nice*)
Greg Lake (King Crimson, ELP and solo)
Cozy Powell (Brian May solo, Black Sabbath)
John Lennon (solo and the Beatles proper)
George Harrison (both solo and Beatles) (pictured)
Bernie Worrell (Funkadelic and solo)*
Gary Moore (G-Force*, solo* and Greg Lake)
Cynthia Robinson (Sly & the Family Stone)*
Syd Barrett and Richard Wright (solo and Pink Floyd)
Arif Mardin (Bee Gees* and Culture Club)
Jon Lord (solo and Deep Purple)*
Freddie Mercury (solo and Queen)
Bob Welch (solo and Fleetwood Mac)
Daevid Allen (Gong)*
Cockney Rebel (Paul Jeffreys who was on Flight 103 with his wife and both Syracuse students and townies; George Ford and Lincoln Anderson)* and myself
Free (Paul Kossoff and Andy Fraser)*
Rushs first album on original or remastered Canadian LP (John Rutsey)
Michael Hutchence (INXS, Max Q, solo)
Ronnie James Dio (Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell)
George Martin (The Beatles)
David Byron (Uriah Heep)*
Village People (Glenn Hughes; not the one who was in Deep Purple, Sabbath and Trapeze)*
Def Leppard (Steve Clark)
Bee Gees (Maurice and Robin Gibb, Arif Mardin [see above], longtime producer and manager Robert Stigwood)*
The Sweet (Brian Connolly and Mick Tucker)*
Michael Been (The Call)*
Gregory Issacs*
Gary Richrath (REO Speedwagon)
Captain Beefheart (né Don van Vliet)*
Bon Scott (AC/DC and Fraternity)
Alex Harvey (SAHB)*
Divinyls (Chrissy Amphlett)*
Paul Young (Sad Café, Mike & the Mechanics; not the one who sings "Come Back and Stay" or "Oh, Girl")
Alphaville (Martin Lister)*
Renaissance (Keith Relf, Michael Dunford and John Tout) (myself and * now)
Spirit (Ed Cassidy, Randy California)*
Roye Albrighton (Nektar)*
Tony Thompson and Bernie Edwards (Chic)*
Moody Blues (Clint Warwick and producer Tony Clarke)
Tyrannosaurus Rex (Marc Bolan and Steve Peregrin Took)*
Yes (Peter Banks, Chris Squire)
Jim Diamond (Bandit, Bacco, PhD, solo, etc.)
Wings (Linda McCartney [née Epstein/Eastman], Henry McCollough, Jimmy McCulloch)
Jefferson Airplane (Paul Kantner)*
Aphrodites Child (Demis Roussos)*

Dearly departed, please help me find the work in which you each have been immortalised. May you all rest in peace.  We the living miss you all.  In loving memory.  Bless you all!
Names I've deleted from the lists must've gotten the message!  Must be working then.

Honourable mentions: Mariska Veres from Shocking Blue who I didn't know qualified for the list until after I found their CD.*  Then original Gentle Giant drummer Martin Smith as I found their first two albums on CD and forgot to put him here knowing that he's gone too.  Then Peter Haycock from ELO Part II as I finally found that as well.*

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