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    Retired old codger kenj's Avatar
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    Default R.I.P. Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry dead at the grand age of 90.

    Radio is playing "Johnny be good" Great music from what seems to be a long lost era!

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    Default Re: R.I.P. Chuck Berry

    Some music wont ever die.

    Crank it up when it plays



    RIP.
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    Default Re: R.I.P. Chuck Berry

    Survived by his wife Themetta "Toddy" Suggs whom he married in 1948

    Great stuff... 69 years married

    Ken

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    Nadine is my favourite Chuck song. RIP.
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    Cool Re: R.I.P. Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry's "No Particular Place To Go" is my favorite: teenager troubles with a faulty seatbelt makes a great story.

    My first exposure to him was when we lived in Norfolk Virginia, where "that music" wasn't to be played on the white radio stations. I'd sneak a listen to it when the peeps went out for whatever reason and I got to hear some really exciting music - to my white ears.

    To this day I get a certain thrill when I hear his music - as if I'm doing something naughty, and again it brings back the certain punishment if I ever got caught listening to it.

    Even with both my peeps dead and I'm the sole patriarch (for the moment) - I still fear that maternal back of the hand if I get caught somehow.


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    On another front: My knee is healing well since surgery on Feb 21st, and in a few days it'll be a month old. That's 1/3rd of the way to being able to do a lot of the things that are at the moment, restricted to me.

    I guess if my doc and the physical therapist saw me on the roof re-aiming our TV antenna and then cleaning out the wood stove chimney - they'd go ballistic on me.

    Why - just today I drove my tractor around to my wood pile and loaded up a 6' x 8' trailer with more firewood for heat. That would get me more than a sideways glance fer-sure!

    So-o-o - trying to be somewhat conservative since about 9PM last night - and NOT do anything risky - I tripped over one of my crutches and fell headlong into my bedroom door and falling upon one of my guitar hardcases, spraining the lower calf muscle in - yup - the same leg that just had surgery.

    Now since I'm not winning if I do or don't do hazardous things - it's all a crapshoot - right?

    Well - my therapist said that the knee itself is NOT damage-able - just muscles and tendons around it might be damaged. We'll see at tomorrows PT session.

    I limp a lot today - and I better not do that tomorrow!
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    Default Re: R.I.P. Chuck Berry

    Cheeez Joe.
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