Category Archives: Obituary

ADDAMS FAMILY THEME COMPOSER VIC MIZZY DIES

Dy’er Sez: Although Mr. Mizzy’s career was larger than the Addams Family theme, one has to admit that one single 60 second song (harpsichord, finger snaps and Mizzy singing the fun and catchy lyrics) is one of the most recognizable TV … Continue reading

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WRESTLING ICON CAPTAIN LOU ALBANO DEAD AT 76

Dy’er Sez: I was REALLY into WWF wrestling in my youth.  Dusty Rhodes and the Iron Sheik bled all over each other, Andre the Giant fighting a platoon of dwarfs, Jimmy “Superfly” Snooka jumping off the top rope, George ‘The Animal’ … Continue reading

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R.I.P. ELLIE GREENWICH, JOHN E. CARTER

Dy’er Sez: Ellie Greenwich was responsible for writing  some of the greatest hits of early rock music. Be My Baby, Da Doo Ron Ron, Leader of the Pack, Then He Kissed Me, Doo Wha Diddy (diddy dum diddy doo), and many … Continue reading

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LES PAUL DIES; AGED 94

John Sez: I can’t even begin to sing the praises of Mr. Paul. In addition to being a guitar player non-parel, he was the inventor and innovator who(almost) single-handedly transformed the recording industry; think of where we would be without … Continue reading

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Harry Patch, Last UK Vet of WW 1 Dead at 111

Dy’er Sez:  Mr. Patch was one of the last remaining links to the WW 1 era. In fact (as the following story points out) there are no German or French vets left, and only one American (Frank Buckles, aged 108) vet … Continue reading

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