Here's the NY Times obit
This one leaves me sad. What a tremendous human being and a great performer who just brought such a zest to his shows. I've been watching clips of him on Youtube. I just found him a compelling figure who brought a lot to this world.
In the same way that a baseball season never really begins, it never really ends either. - Lonnie Wheeler, "Bleachers, A Summer in Wrigley Field"
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“I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election, or any of these private affairs. I think these are very improper questions for any American to be asked, especially under such compulsion as this.”
Give my regards to Woody, Pete.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle
A great man who delivered his message with quiet strength and authenticity. He was one of my wife's biggest heroes.
A true American icon. His catalog is breathtaking and the artists he's worked with is a who's who of American music. They don't make guys like this very often. I'll miss him but his music lives on.
I was wondering today whether there is anyone left who played with Woody Guthrie as a contemporary. Was Seeger the last?
Next Reds manager, second shooter. --Confirmed on Redszone.
I've been to dinner at Jimmy Buffet's house, and I've eaten it at a homeless shelter. And there's great joy and harrowing terror to be found in both places.