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I'll miss Dan Peek of America - passed away at 60

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Yeah, but I'll turn grief into grit, suck it up and do something useful with it... first Amy Winehouse then this... a day later?

I wrote a song last night, it's done - I used to sing Lonely People (and still can by memory) and plan to make my first Indie recording/release in their honor - I only made demo tapes before - cassettes (oh my, yet they were played on Indie radio), and don't undertand the new technology, or I resist it, but my son has done it long ago, and I never have, so I'd better get to it, and hook up with a recording artist - someone who knows what he's doing compared to me, and band, and let 'er fly?

Will post if anything happens, will take some time. Anyhow, I always loved America. RIP Dan, jeez I miss you, though since he was absent in 1977, the group or duo has played on, just not like in the early days when the original magic was there? :cry:

Like a bird on the wire,
like a drunk in a midnight choir
I have tried in my way to be free.

Posted : 29/07/2011 11:02 pm
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Evidently it was heart disease and enlarged heart.

This one hit me hard, just loved these guys and those harmony's.

Posted : 03/08/2011 11:38 am
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OMG I never heard about this!

One of my all time favourite bands. Very sad RIP Dan Peek

The guitar is all right John but you'll never make a living out of it! (John Lennon's Aunt Mimi)

Posted : 15/08/2011 11:17 am