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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8820 on: June 26, 2022, 02:57:03 pm »
Patrick Adams, disco producer/impresario
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8821 on: June 26, 2022, 09:12:10 pm »
Kept meaning to post about Patrick Adams, whose name and who he worked with didn’t ring a bell.  But, people I follow on Twitter mentioned his passing several time.

The only record I caught he was involved with I was aware of was Eric B & Rakim’s album Follow The Leader

Correction he worked on all three of Eric B & Rakim’s records as well as Salt-N-Pepper
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8822 on: June 27, 2022, 11:31:55 am »
Full disclosure as a impressable teen in late 70s I fell under the spell of the Disco Sucks movement, even had a Disco Sucks t-shirt that featured three musical figures presumable showing their disapproval.  The only figure I remember for sure on it was Beethoven...

The movement start in Detroit as that's where Steve Dahl was at the time, he being of course later had the infamous Disco Demolition event in Chicago.

At the time my exposure to Disco was really just Saturday Night Fever and not much more, not realizing it was a much wider movement that had be co-opted by the white mainstream which resulted in that movie and the Bee Gees, etc doing disco tunes.

I've now of course come to learn a lot of the Disco Sucks movement was also deeply rooted in Racism and Homophobia, as Disco came via Gay Black clubs, etc. 

I mention this of course as this movement really did kill an otherwise vibrant music scene... I on occasion will come across a thoroughly enjoyable complication of Underground Disco to further my exposure to the good stuff...

 
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« Reply #8824 on: June 30, 2022, 03:14:40 pm »
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8826 on: July 02, 2022, 03:28:15 pm »
Missed this one, last month

https://www.washingtonpost.com/obituaries/2022/06/03/songwriter-paul-vance-dies/
Leader of the Laundromat! one of my favorite songs as a kid

This was on heavy rotation on my first record player...heavy rotation

I think I can still sing some of these songs from start to finish
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8827 on: July 06, 2022, 02:16:36 pm »
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8828 on: July 06, 2022, 02:22:17 pm »
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8829 on: July 06, 2022, 02:34:55 pm »
Lawrence Pfaff, Sr.
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It will be challenging to miss Lawrence, Sr. because he was narcissistic. He was incapable of love. Lawrence, Sr.'s passing proves that evil does eventually die, and it marks a time of healing, which will allow his children to get the closure they deserve. Lawrence, Sr. can be remembered for being a father to many, and a dad to none.
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8830 on: July 06, 2022, 07:01:58 pm »
Lawrence, Sr. can be remembered for being a father to many, and a dad to none.[/i]

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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8831 on: July 07, 2022, 02:08:14 pm »
James Caan
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8832 on: July 08, 2022, 04:43:06 am »
Geez poor Shinzo Abe…hope he makes it

Just shocking from Japan a country that had 6 gun deaths in a recent year (where we had 33000)

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« Reply #8833 on: July 08, 2022, 06:38:31 am »
Shinzo Abe did not survive the assassination
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Re: Dropping Like Flies
« Reply #8834 on: July 08, 2022, 07:55:00 am »
Not my favoritte Abe ever assassinated, but may he RIP.