In Memoriam



Fats Domino 1928 - 2017


"I found my thrill on Blueberry Hill"


The Inescapable Fats Domino
The Piano That Can't Play a Tune
Fats Domino: Remembering a Rock and Roll Pioneer





Tom Petty 1950 - 2017


"Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you’ll be a happy person."


Free Falling with Tom Petty
Tom Petty's Psychedelic Curveball Triumph
The Humble Hugeness of Tom Petty





Jane Juska 1933 - 2017


"...If you want to talk first, Trollope works for me."


Jane Juska, who wrote about late-in-life sex, dies at 84
A Round-Heeled Woman by Jane Juska (Digest)
My first date in 42 years





Sam Shepard 1943 - 2017


"The most authentic endings are the ones which are already revolving towards another beginning"


Sam Shepard, Actor and Pulitzer-Winning Playwright, Is Dead at 73
Sam Shepard: 'America is on its way out as a culture'
My Buddy





Chester Bennington 1976 - 2017


"I don't like to hold back, because that's how you hurt yourself."


Chester Bennington's Last Days: Linkin Park Singer's Mix of Hope, Heaviness
Remembering Chester Bennington’s Most Memorable Quotes and Linkin Park Lyrics





Michael Bond 1926 - 2017


"It's nice having a bear about the house."


The Gaurdian Michael Bond Obituary
Michael Bond, Paddington Bear Creator, Is Dead at 91
Thank You, Michael Bond, For ‘Paddington Bear’ — And Teaching Me Jewish Compassion





Chris Cornell 1964 - 2017


"Be yourself is all that you can do."


Chris Cornell: Inside Soundgarden, Audioslave Singer's Final Days
Death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, a founding father of grunge, ruled a suicide
Chris Cornell (Billboard)





Bill Paxton 1955 - 2017


"Game over, man! GAME OVER!"


Bill Paxton Movie Quotes That Show Just How Sneakily Iconic The Actor's Work Was
10 Essential Bill Paxton Roles, From 'Aliens' to 'Big Love'
Almost Famous: Bill Paxton







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