List of music artists you have seen live that have passed away

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February 7th, 2016 at 8:47:31 AM permalink
terapined
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I see Han Hicks passed away. Got to see him at a festival once in Suwanee

Here is a list in no particular order of all the musicians I have seen live and where that have passed away
Levon Helm small festival in PG county MD
Rick Danko small festival PG county MD
John Kahn about 20 times with JGB
Keith Godchaux once, my 1st Dead show 1978
Brent Mydland Lots of times with the Dead
Jerry Garcia about 120 times all over the country
Vince Welnick lots of times with the Dead
Ritchie Havens Suwanee
John Hartford Merlefest
John Lee Hooker Chessapeake bay blues fest
BB King - Lyric Opera House Baltimore
Michael Houser of Widespread Merriweather Post
Vasser Clements Suwanee
Paul Kanter- Cap Center with Starship
Etta Jame - some music festival in Baltimore
Ray Manzarek - Amphitheater outside Tampa
Doc Watson - Merlefest
Bobby Womack- opened a Stones show I saw at cap center
Bobby Bland - opened for BB King, Lyric Opera house
Mark Vann - Leftover Salmon various festivals and concerts
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February 7th, 2016 at 6:48:11 PM permalink
zippyboy
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I've seen David Bowie twice; once in 1984 or so for the Modern Love tour, and again in 1995 in Seattle when he toured with Nine Inch Nails. Bowie and Trent Reznor sang onstage together for the encore.

Since I grew up in Austin, I saw Stevie Ray Vaughan countless times before he was famous because he played the little dive bars near the UT campus that I could get into without an ID when I was still in high school. I also saw him in a big auditorium on his last trip through Austin when he toured with Jeff Beck the summer of 1990, SRV died in August that year. Austin was in mourning for days.

I also saw Muddy Waters at Antone's in early 80s.

I saw The Cars twice in Austin in late 70s-early 80s (Benjamin Orr died in 2000).

I had tickets to see Led Zeppelin for the In Through the Out Door tour in Dallas when we all got the news Bonham had died. But I later saw Robert Plant on his solo tour couple years later. He played no Zeppelin songs, but his whole encore was a 10-minute improvisational Whole Lotta Love-type thing.
February 7th, 2016 at 8:17:31 PM permalink
rxwine
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You had me checking to see if Robert Plant had died.

Only one I might consider interesting is, I saw Tony Bennett, probably 15 years ago when he was in his mid 70s and he's still not dead.
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February 7th, 2016 at 9:06:04 PM permalink
beachbumbabs
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Three Dog Night was my first concert. Cory Wells just passed away a few months ago. (lead singer)

John Denver played in Wash State while I was working there, and I got to talk to him on the radio on the way out. Have always treasured that; I sang and played his music growing up.

I saw Buddy Rich in concert; he was fantastic live. Cranky old man, very funny.

That might be about it, for music stars. I don't like crowds much, so I don't go to a lot of concerts. I'll edit if I think of any others.
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February 8th, 2016 at 9:55:04 AM permalink
Dalex64
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I saw The Who before John Entwistle died.
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February 8th, 2016 at 10:02:36 AM permalink
Pacomartin
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Quote: rxwine
Only one I might consider interesting is, I saw Tony Bennett, probably 15 years ago when he was in his mid 70s and he's still not dead.


Tony Bennet should have a big celebration when he turns 90 this summer.

Charles Aznavour had a big concert when he turned 80. He still sounded incredible.


He still touring in his 90's
Concert à Amsterdam 21-23 January 2016
Dubai Feb 12 2016 Sheikh Rachid Hall
Prague Apr 06 2016 Kongresové centrum Praha
Bucarest May 21 2016
February 8th, 2016 at 10:05:26 AM permalink
terapined
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Quote: Dalex64
I saw The Who before John Entwistle died.

I forgot Entwistle
I saw Entwistle with the Who but it was after Keith Moon died
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February 8th, 2016 at 10:38:03 AM permalink
Nareed
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Here's my list:

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It's really short :)
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February 8th, 2016 at 11:36:25 AM permalink
ChesterDog
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My list is short, too: Frank Zappa at the Filmore East.
February 8th, 2016 at 11:43:01 AM permalink
terapined
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Quote: ChesterDog
My list is short, too: Frank Zappa at the Filmore East.


Wow, I'm impressed
I'm a big Frank Zappa fan but never got to see him
I am doubly impressed you saw him at the Fillmore East. What a classic venue, home to some of the greatest rock performances ever.
Sometimes we live no particular way but our own - Grateful Dead "Eyes of the World"
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