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fenson
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Sad news tonight... Just receive an email from Mpls, The One and Only Willie Murphy left us this morning. He peacefully died out of a pneumonia after 3 weeks in hospital this morning.
Great piano player, great song writer, amazingly powerful bluesman he also was the very first producer of the great Bonnie Raits! Good memories!
Lost a very good friend today, sad 'n blue...

listening "Mudd Puddle", "Monkeys in the Zoo"...
"Don't be afraid by wrong notes, it doesn't exist" Miles Davis.
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VikingBlues
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It's sad indeed when a musician dies and the world becomes a less musical place.

I'm not very familiar with his music, but a search and listen today shows a wide range of skills on show - very talented.

Rest in peace.
An improv a day keeps the demons at bay!
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Another very versatile musician has left us. R.I.P. Willie.
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