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May 15, 2015

RIP: B. B. King

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE — FloridaBill @ 7:30 am

The King is dead. Long live the King. RIP Bluesman.

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April 29, 2015

RIP: Jack Ely, Mr. Louie Louie

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE,Rock & Roll — FloridaBill @ 7:50 am

The lead singer of the Kingsmen, Jack Ely, died. The story of the song is interesting. I didn’t know that Frank Zappa had recorded a version of it with Howard Stern.

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April 7, 2015

RIP: James Best; aka: Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE — FloridaBill @ 10:54 am

RIP Sheriff Coltrane. We hardly knew ye. RIP Dipstic, it is a “hot pursuit”! Unknown to me, we shared a birthday.

March 20, 2015

RIP: A. J. Pero, the drummer from Twisted Sister

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE,Rock & Roll — FloridaBill @ 3:21 pm

RIP Dude.

You don’t have to take it any more.

Coincidentally, Dee Snider turned 60 last week…I feel old. Check that. I am old.

February 27, 2015

Spock – He lived and prospered, but not long enough

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE — FloridaBill @ 1:52 pm

Just damn. RIP Mr. Nimoy. You created a great character that will live a very long time and provide properity for many. Especially Zachary Quinto.

I would add an image, but I can no longer figure out how to do it…

December 23, 2014

RIP: Joe Cocker

CATAGORIES: GAS FUEL ENERGY,REST IN PEACE,Rock & Roll — FloridaBill @ 9:13 am

Rest in peace spastic man. Here you can find some of his greatness.

PS: I paid $2.09 for gas this morning. Fuck yeah.

December 4, 2014

Rockers who died in 2014

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE — FloridaBill @ 11:57 am

How many of these do you recognize/remember? Some big names and some pretty obscure ones… RIP to all.

October 27, 2014

RIP: Jack Bruce

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE,Rock & Roll — FloridaBill @ 9:01 am

Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker would never have been the same without you. RIP Jack Bruce.

March 17, 2014

RIP: Scott Asheton

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE — FloridaBill @ 3:09 pm

The drummer for “The Stooges”, Scott Asheton, has now gone to join his brother Ron in Punk Heaven. Iggy “The Rock Iguana” Pop cannot be too far behind…

They were one of the first bands I ever saw play live. :sad:

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