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fergal1790

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Just heard this announced on the radio, Very sad news. What a great singer and entertainer and an absolute gentleman and Gentle Giant of a man.

May he Rest in Peace.


 

Spirit Of Newgrange

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sad to see him gone. We will never hear the like of him again.
 

former wesleyan

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Cuts across boundaries in the North does country music.
 

statsman

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When you get past his crimes against music and his offshore bank account, then RIP.
 

Catalpast

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Outside my cultural comprehension zone TBH

- no doubt though he was HUGE in 70s on the Country circuit.

RIP to the Man and anyway....
 

Wascurito

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Rest in Peace.

This thread deserves to be moved to the Culture section, IMHO.
 

McTell

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Way back, an Irish friend in noo yoik told me about Big Tom's first gig in NYC. Queues around the block. Sell-out.

However, closer up, the queues were full of hippy types with long hair and fleas. How could that be? They were attracted by a band called the Mainliners.


Mainlining | Define Mainlining at Dictionary.com
 

Dame_Enda

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R.i.p.
 

redneck

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RIP, a country music legend.
 

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