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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:31 pm 
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Fred Cole, Leader of Garage-Rock Band Dead Moon, Dies at 69

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Fred Cole, a guitarist and singer who became a cult hero of the Pacific Northwest music scene as the leader of the long-running garage-rock band Dead Moon, died on Thursday at his home in Clackamas, Ore. He was 69.

The cause was cancer, said his wife and bandmate, Toody Cole.

As the grunge gold rush in the 1990s made stars of young bands in and around Seattle like Nirvana and Soundgarden, Mr. Cole and Dead Moon remained beloved local stars despite being decades older than their peers.

Well into his 40s by then, Mr. Cole had been a regular of the garage-rock circuit — playing a rough and raw sound that long predated grunge’s noisy take on punk — since the mid-1960s, when he was a member of the Lollipop Shoppe, which had a minor hit in 1968 with “You Must Be a Witch.”

But with Dead Moon and various other groups over the years, Mr. Cole set a standard for do-it-yourself perseverance. He and his wife released records on their own label, Tombstone, with a dark, handmade aesthetic. He even cut lacquer discs, used to make vinyl records, on an old mono lathe at their home outside Portland; according to legend, it was the same machine used to make the Kingsmen’s “Louie Louie” in 1963.

In a scratchy wail, Mr. Cole led Dead Moon in ragged, macabre-obsessed songs, like “Graveyard” and “Dead Moon Night,” that sounded as though they could have been made at any time in the last 50 years.


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Got this at a garage sale around 1995, it was glued to my turntable for months..... :(

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a wife who was there (homely as fuck and looks like Geddy Lee circa 1977. Each time I looked at her, I heard "FLY BY NIGHT A-WAAY FROM HERE" causing me to laugh)

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Mr Nice Guy wrote:
Fred Cole, Leader of Garage-Rock Band Dead Moon, Dies at 69

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Bugger!

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Got this at a garage sale around 1995, it was glued to my turntable for months..... :(


I didn't bother posting about Fred because I didn't think anyone here would care.

Nice to see I was wrong.


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Fred Cole, Leader of Garage-Rock Band Dead Moon, Dies at 69

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Bugger!

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Got this at a garage sale around 1995, it was glued to my turntable for months..... :(


I didn't bother posting about Fred because I didn't think anyone here would care.

Nice to see I was wrong.


I went looking for this album in various locations last night to give her a spin for old time sake, GONE! contacted Chrissy my album thief cousin.....What a surprise the little mofo has my copy!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:29 pm 
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I went looking for this album in various locations last night to give her a spin for old time sake, GONE! contacted Chrissy my album thief cousin.....What a surprise the little mofo has my copy!

Well, at least you know where it is. Hopefully it's safe!


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BREAKING: Convicted Mass Murderer Charles Manson Dies Aged 83

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He gave a lot of confused kids a new direction in life.


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BREAKING: Convicted Mass Murderer Charles Manson Dies Aged 83

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It's about time!

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BREAKING: Convicted Mass Murderer Charles Manson Dies Aged 83

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It's about time!


Apparently not yet.

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-charles-manson-illness-20171117-story.html

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AC/DC's Malcolm Young

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AC/DC guitarist, co-founder Malcolm Young dies at 64
Last updated 02:49, November 19 2017

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Legendary Australian guitarist and AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young has died aged 64.

Known for the powerhouse riffs and rhythm guitar that propelled the Sydney group to superstardom, Young had been suffering from dementia for the past three years.

He was replaced by nephew Stevie for the band's last tour, promoting the 2014 album Rock Or Bust.

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AC/DC producer George Young with brothers Malcolm and Angus. George died just last month.

He died peacefully on Saturday with his family by his bedside, a statement said.
"Renowned for his musical prowess, Malcolm was a songwriter, guitarist, performer, producer and visionary who inspired many," the statement read.

"From the outset, he knew what he wanted to achieve and, along with his younger brother, took to the world stage giving their all at every show. Nothing less would do for their fans."

He is survived by his wife O'Linda and two children.

- AAP

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Ann Wedgeworth who played Lana Shields on "Three's Company" was 83 83? time flew. Her character was always trying to put the make on Jack Tripper with her whispery way of talking and her slinky way of moving. He wouldn't bite though. Comedic sexual tension, I suppose they call it.

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M-M-Mel T-T-Tillis, Country Entertainer and Songwriter, Dead at 85
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Charles Manson, Mastermind Behind Murder of Actress Sharon Tate, Finally Dies at Age 83

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He gave a lot of confused kids a new direction.


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He was kinda Helter Skelter.

. . . Oh, David! Is that really you? :shock: Funny meeting you here.

Meanwhile . . .

'Cosby Show' actor Earle Hyman dies at 91

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Everyone seems to be sneaking their way in front of David Cassidy.

Della Reese Dies: Music Legend & ‘Touched By An Angel Star’ Was 86

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Jana Novotna, after a battle with cancer.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/20/obituaries/jana-novotna-dead.html


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