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Saturday, November 13, 2021

Saturday Evening Post, Vol 3, #38: RIP Graeme Edge

 It was with some dismay that my morning newspaper had an announcement that Moody Blues drummer Graeme Edge passed away earlier this week.

Another milepost of our youth gone from our sight.   Bummer.

In any case I will post this video which shows his performance off to good effect.  I heard a story years ago that the Moodies work was looked upon with such awe that their fans thought the group obviously had the answers to every thing that ailed the world: war, famine, political upheavel, etc.   The band responded with this work.   

No,  they didn't have the answers, but please let them know if you do.

Fifty years and the answer still eludes us.


R.I.P. Mr Edge.

(Thank you for reading and watching.)

 

7 Comments:

Blogger Debra She Who Seeks said...

The Moody Blues -- one of the truly great bands!

November 13, 2021 at 8:53 PM  
Blogger Travel said...

Those who survived the 70's, are not entering their 70's.

November 14, 2021 at 9:12 AM  
Blogger Ur-spo said...

It is a sad thing to discover our artists have died.

November 14, 2021 at 7:18 PM  
Anonymous Old Lurker said...

Perhaps the solution to this problem is to stop reading the paper?

November 15, 2021 at 12:56 AM  
Blogger uptonking said...

Love them. Saw them with a full orchestra at Target Center here in Minneapolis ages ago. Such a great evening. Time... keeps rolling on...

November 15, 2021 at 11:10 PM  
Blogger todd gunther said...

They were fabulous, Debra.

And time marches on, Travel.

Yes, Spo, very sad, but survivable.

Not read the newspapers, Old Lurker? We might as well start wearing MAGA hats now and make the transition to ignorance complete.

I saw them several times, Upton. Once in Philly, once in Atlantic City and there may have been another venue I forgot./

November 17, 2021 at 6:17 PM  
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