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Too Many RIPs!

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  • Too Many RIPs!

    Listen to this musical montage from today's Morning Edition.



    How many do you recognize? And how many have you listened to in the past? Me, I lost count.



    And too late for this piece, we just lost Mike Auldridge, most famously from The Seldom Scene, who brought a new style of playing the Dobro (OK, so in later years he played a "resophonic guitar") to bluegrass music and spawned a generation of modern players.
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    "Today's production equipment is IT-based and cannot be operated without a passing knowledge of computing, although it seems that it can be operated without a passing knowledge of audio." - John Watkinson, Resolution Magazine, October 2006
    Drop by http://mikeriversaudio.wordpress.com now and then

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeRivers
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    Listen to this musical montage from today's Morning Edition.



    How many do you recognize? And how many have you listened to in the past? Me, I lost count.



    And too late for this piece, we just lost Mike Auldridge, most famously from The Seldom Scene, who brought a new style of playing the Dobro (OK, so in later years he played a "resophonic guitar") to bluegrass music and spawned a generation of modern players.




    In my line of work, I average about 4 funerals a week so it doesn`t throw me at all.



    People die everyday, all ages, all walks of life from all different types of incidents: accidents, natural death, suicides, overdoses, illness, and on and on it goes...



    Gives me a different perspective than most I think... there is no guarantee for tomorrow and everyday is a gift. All those cliches are true.

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      Quote Originally Posted by MikeRivers
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      Listen to this musical montage from today's Morning Edition.



      How many do you recognize? And how many have you listened to in the past? Me, I lost count.



      And too late for this piece, we just lost Mike Auldridge, most famously from The Seldom Scene, who brought a new style of playing the Dobro (OK, so in later years he played a "resophonic guitar") to bluegrass music and spawned a generation of modern players.




      RIP, Mr Auldridge.





      I heard that NPR montage. I turned on the radio just before so I didn't know what it was... it took about 3 seconds to figure out. Many great artists passed this year... like so many before.



      We all fall like the petals from a lotus, ever unfolding.





      Unless we really mess it up and kill the whole damn plant...


      music and social stuff | The Forgotify Files | A Year of Songs | mutant pop on facebook | roots acoustic on facebook


      The chorus seems a little weak... I think it needs more lasers.

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      • #4
        Missing Ronnie Montrose, Eddie Bertrand, Bob Welch, Ed Cassidy, and Lee Dorman.
        <div class="signaturecontainer">Here's a tip - if you put out some horrible lo-fi recording that sounds like a Gorilla banging an antelope while using a vacuum with a bad belt drive to suck up a floor full of marbles and silverware - and folks don't line up in mass numbers to hop on your wagon... maybe it ain't us who don't &quot;get it&quot;. - THX1138</div>

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        • #5
          Yeah, in 2012 we lost too many. Some were icons, some I bumped up against over the years and 3 were personal friends & collaborators: Lee Dorman, Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt and Benjy King. I feel a bit diminished...



          Scott

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