## Cameron Carpenter: Past and Present Tens – If There’s A Rock’n’Roll Heaven

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 7, 2016 by segarini

It only makes sense that every year more and more of the musicians I grew up with pass away. Last year, and especially the last few months, we lost a lot of greats. This is just the tip of the 2015 iceberg but here are ten that will be missed.

## Frank Gutch Jr: Death Becomes Relevant – Part Two (Musicians We Lost in 2014

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 20, 2015 by segarini

Relevance is a matter of perspective.  When you are young, you think you will live forever.  When you reach middle age, if you are that lucky, it begins to matter.  From that point on, it gains importance as time passes until the grim reaper knocks on the door.  Death— something you ignore as a child, unless you have personal contact with it in some form— something which, as the years go by, eventually becomes inevitable.