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RIP Dr. John Starling

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heavymetal1967 #1 Posted May 04 2019 - 17:00

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RIP Dr. Starling and thank you.

 

No words... this one stings.

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/john-starling-co-founder-of-new-grass-bluegrass-group-the-seldom-scene-dies-at-79/2019/05/03/e2ca2c04-3bab-11e9-a2cd-307b06d0257b_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.b0713ad2bc62

 

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NiteDog #2 Posted May 04 2019 - 17:12

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HOTA_CHATON #3 Posted May 04 2019 - 17:20

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I didn't know him but salute to a fellow brother in music:  RIP

RHeadshot #4 Posted May 04 2019 - 17:31

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Was he related to Clarisse?

SpinOut1 #5 Posted May 04 2019 - 20:25

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Wow, what a blast from the past. Grew up in the DC area and spent many a good Thurs nite with friends & pitchers listening to the Scene, many of whom became Grammy famous. Dobro player Mike Auldridge, aka Larry Legend, was always taunted by band members for wearing Levis with creases like a knife-blade.  Mandolinist John Duffy, master of the eyeball-bending bowling shirt, spent time backing up Bill Munroe, the father of bluegrass. Starling himself had a voice of pure honey. Hilarious banter and great musicianship.

 

Thanks for the post (and Post article is worth a read too).






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