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April 26, 2013

He stopped loving her today.

CATAGORIES: GENERAL NONSENSE — DaneBramage @ 10:16 pm

George Jones died today at the age of 81. He is finally with Tammy Wynette for ever.

Jones circa 1977.

April 24, 2013

Toomer’s Corner Trees to be felled

CATAGORIES: STUPID, IDIOTIC, LAME, RETARDED & IGNORANT PEOPLE — FloridaBill @ 9:59 am

This is simply tragic.

They should bury the asshat who did this under the new trees that will be planted there.

April 23, 2013

I guess things happen in threes: Former Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr dies at 56

FBill and I met this lad in ATL:                From Loudwire, penned by Graham Hartmann.

Clive Burr from I believe the back of Iron Maiden’s very first Album (self titled)

This year we lost one of heavy metal’s greatest drummers in Clive Burr. The man behind the kit passed away at the age of 56, leaving Iron Maiden fans shocked and saddened by the news.

Burr is celebrated most as Iron Maiden’s former drummer, having recorded brilliant percussion pieces for Maiden’s self-titled album, ‘Killers’ and ‘The Number of the Beast.’ The character Burr was able to inject into Iron Maiden’s music is nearly unparalleled, displayed beautifully in tracks such as ‘The Number of the Beast,’ ‘Run to the Hills,’ ‘Iron Maiden’ and ‘Hallowed Be Thy Name.’ Burr was also a member of Samson, a band which also featured future Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson.

Clive Burr passed away on March 12 due to complications from Multiple Sclerosis. Burr suffered with the ailment for many years, but passed away peacefully in his sleep.

“This is terribly sad news,” commented Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris. “Clive was a very old friend of all of us. He was a wonderful person and an amazing drummer who made a valuable contribution to Maiden in the early days when we were starting out. This is a sad day for everyone in the band and those around him and our thoughts and condolences are with his partner Mimi and family at this time.”

Richie Havens – RIP

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

Another one gone. Richie Havens, who famously opened Woodstock with a three hour performance because the other bands were stuck in traffic, has died at age 72. Freedom. RIP Richie.

April 22, 2013

She won’t be touching herself any more

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE — FloridaBill @ 10:24 am

Chrissy Amphlett, the lead singer of the Divinyls, has died at age 53. RIP.

April 19, 2013

Finally!

CATAGORIES: Rock & Roll — FloridaBill @ 9:08 am

RUSH HOFRush
In a week of fast news and tragedy, one triumph shines: RUSH is now in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It took over 15 years of eligibility, but they did it!

April 16, 2013

IEDs in the USA

Tragedy at the Boston Marathon.

April 3, 2013

Bubba’s Hovercraft Golf Cart

CATAGORIES: GENERAL NONSENSE — FloridaBill @ 5:48 pm

This is cool. You must see the video to appreciate it. You don’t even have to like golf.

April 2, 2013

Happy Birthday Florida

CATAGORIES: GENERAL NONSENSE — FloridaBill @ 5:15 pm

Florida turns 500 years old today (sort of). Happy birthday Florida. Too bad Ponce de Leon never found that fountain…