Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tuesday Tune, vol 65 - November's Departed

We're two weeks into December and I'm just now getting you the departed for November.  Did anyone even notice?  I mean, am I doing all this departed Tuesday Tune business for naught?  Even if it is for naught, I'm doing it for me.  And Vera.  And anyone else who isn't naught.  Eee.  (Yuk, yuk.)  So for all of you out there, that are naught-eee or nice (or both -- yuk, yuk), I present (with the help of Vera) tunes from those who departed in November.

The Chicken - "Mississippi" John Hurt
Time Is A Healer - Eva Cassidy (melanoma)
The Battle Of New Orleans - Johnny Horton (car crash)
Soul And Inspiration - The Righteous Brothers (RIP Bobby Lee Hatfield, cocaine induced heart attack)
Nutcracker: Dance of the Reed Pipes - Peter Tchaikovasky (cholera)
This Is Ridiculous  - New York Dolls (RIP Billy Murcia, choked on coffee)
Freakin' At The Freaker's Ball - Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show (RIP Jance Garfat, motorcycle accident)
It's Not My Cross To Bear - The Allman Brothers Band (RIP bassist Berry Oakley, motorcycle accident at same place as Duane Allman, one year later)
Love Is All Around - The Troggs (RIP Ronne Bond, unknown)
Cross-Eyed Mary - Jethro Tull (RIP bassist John Clascock, heart failure)
Teardrops From My Eyes - Ruth Brown (stroke and heart attack)
You Gotta Ho-De-Ho (To Get Along With Me) - Cab Galloway (stroke)
Bang Your Head (Metal Health) - Quiet Riot (RIP Kevin Dubrow, cocaine overdose)
Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah - Allan Sherman (emphysema)



Lars said...

Is it me or were the the song selection and cause of death correlated in some of these? Such as This Is Ridiculous and Coffee...

rabidrunner said...

That is correct oh observant Lars, Vera pays special attention to the circumstances and selects the appropriate song from each dead artist's repertoire.