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RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 08 Nov 2017, 19:56

Can’t find a link, but it’s all over Facebook.
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Diamond Dog » 08 Nov 2017, 19:57

Fuck that's sad. His work with Elton & The Stones in the 70s was magnificent.
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Sneelock » 08 Nov 2017, 19:58

wikipedia says "was". that's good enough for me.
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Mike Boom » 08 Nov 2017, 20:06

Diamond Dog wrote:Fuck that's sad. His work with Elton & The Stones in the 70s was magnificent.


Especially on Madman Across The Water, I think he did Space Oddity too.

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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Diamond Dog » 08 Nov 2017, 20:09

Mike Boom wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:Fuck that's sad. His work with Elton & The Stones in the 70s was magnificent.


Especially on Madman Across The Water, I think he did Space Oddity too.


Also "You're So Vain" & "Without You"......
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Muskrat » 08 Nov 2017, 20:22

Sneelock wrote:wikipedia says "was". that's good enough for me.


Maybe they read it on Facebook.
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Diamond Dog » 08 Nov 2017, 20:26

http://ultimateclassicrock.com/paul-buckmaster-dead/

"It is with heavy hearts that we share our beloved friend and longtime client Paul Buckmaster has passed away. Paul’s iconic arrangements touched the world and he will be deeply missed. We will share more details as they become available."
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Bent Fabric » 08 Nov 2017, 23:42

I remember Elton and Bernie going to bat for him pretty early on in (yes) Rolling Stone - basically saying that Lennon's more strident string arrangements on Imagine were little more than a cop from their work with Buckmaster.

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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Charlie O. » 09 Nov 2017, 03:39

Played the solo cello on the Gibbs' "Odessa (City On The Black Sea)" too, trivia fans.

A great, great talent. R.I.P.
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Postby fange » 09 Nov 2017, 04:29

Also played a key role in Miles' On The Corner, which he strongly disliked!

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Postby Matt Wilson » 09 Nov 2017, 04:39

He'd be a god if he only did Madman Across the Water.
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby toomanyhatz » 09 Nov 2017, 04:51

"Moonlight Mile" too.

Had a lot of common fb friends. Supposedly a nice guy. RIP.
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby zoomboogity » 09 Nov 2017, 05:10

Matt Wilson wrote:He'd be a god if he only did Madman Across the Water.


Especially Levon.

fange wrote:Also played a key role in Miles' On The Corner, which he strongly disliked!


Who disliked it?
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby fange » 09 Nov 2017, 06:28

zoomboogity wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:He'd be a god if he only did Madman Across the Water.


Especially Levon.

fange wrote:Also played a key role in Miles' On The Corner, which he strongly disliked!


Who disliked it?

Paul Buckmaster. I read an article about the album years ago in which he was quoted as saying it was the Miles album he liked least of all, something along those lines.
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Re: RIP - Paul Buckmaster

Postby Toby » 13 Nov 2017, 12:36