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RIP John Wicks

Postby Muskrat » 07 Oct 2018, 22:46

No further details at present, but he's been ill for several months. (Actually years, but he was sort of in remission for a while).
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Re: RIP John Wicks

Postby sloopjohnc » 07 Oct 2018, 23:01

I played those first two Records albums over and over again.
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Re: RIP John Wicks

Postby Muskrat » 07 Oct 2018, 23:49

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Singer-guitarist John Wicks of the British power-pop band The Records, who were best known for the classic 1978 pop gem “Starry Eyes,” passed away in a Burbank hospice on Sunday morning, Oct. 7.

The native of Reading, England, was a longtime resident of Los Angeles after relocating to the United States in 1994. Over the years, Wicks performed frequently in Los Angeles and toured overseas with varying lineups of The Records.
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Re: RIP John Wicks

Postby Snarfyguy » 08 Oct 2018, 01:51

I heard "Starry Eyes" while shopping in a store somewhere recently (no wait, it was while I was passing through the Chipotle outlet in the lobby of the building where I work), and internally remarked on my good will toward the song/artist.

Good job there.

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