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R.I.P. James Gurley
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R.I.P. James Gurley

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James Gurley, Guitarist in Big Brother, Dies at 69


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TwistedLefty, thanks for the sad news. Gurley was one of our heavier unheralded guitar players of the '60s -- influential in his time but forgotten today.

Plus we have Vic Chesnutt in a coma. Merry freakin' Christmas, eh?

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That's sad news. He was one of my favorite guitar players. I remember the first time I saw him on TV in the late 60's with Big Brother. I knew then I was going to grow long hair and play electric guitar and irritate the he fire out of my folks

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