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FULLER UP THE DEAD MUSICIAN DIRECTORY
|I don't claim any
accuracy of truth on any of these pages...but just about everything here is
Dates and events are reported as: allegedly - thought - of - as - true - but - admittedly - flimsily - researched. I regrettably have no first hand knowledge of these events and dates. So I rely on the more confident and esteemed purveyors of facts -- websites such as:
I really owe a debt of gratitude (on the one hand) to the makersof Music Central 96, a cd rom that got bundled up with my new computer in 1995 when it was shipped. This little masterpiece is so comprehensive in its coverage of music makers, it even includes guys from my neighborhood who, although they're recorded, still are looking for that second nickel to scratch together with the one the record company gave them.
On the other hand, Music Central 96 has stolen my life away from me and given me this useless web site in return. So I give them credit for the work they did--in thankfully mentioning the cause of death of most every late musician bio'ed -- but I'm also speaking to my lawyer to see if I have a shot at damages if we sue on the grounds that I've become addicted to this grim pursuit of death. (In a personal note to Music Central 96: If you don't sue me for stealing all your words, I'll call off my lawyer and we'll call it even.
I've been coaxed to publish this excerpt from an email that I
wrote to a curious visitor who wanted to know more about me:
and in case it isn't obvious, this site is all about love. and love does have a sick sense of humor
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