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Re: Carroll O'Connor and John Lee Hooker pass on

Too bad  about John Lee Hooker.
He has been a performer up until very recently, and his career, was
never in decline

"Bob Nelson...WMWM" wrote:

> The actor who played Archie Bunker on the landmark
> CBS-TV series "All in the Family", Carroll O'Connor,
> has died of a heart attack at the age of 76. O'Connor
> was also in several films plus TV's "In The Heat of
> the Night" and recently was an anti-drug crusader
> following the death of his son Hugh. A tremendous
> actor who, offstage, did not share the bluster and
> politics of the character for whom he was best
> known.
> Also, blues DJs (like myself) mourn the passing of
> a true musical legend; the king of the boogie, John
> Lee Hooker. Was able to interview John Lee about 7
> years ago thanks to "a friend of a friend"-- he was a
> true gentleman and great talent who influenced many.
> In recent years he did duets with the likes of
> Van Morrison, Bonnie Raitt, and B.B. King. Expect
> more than a few tributes to him on blues radio shows
> this weekend.
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