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    Posted: November 21 2012 at 16:12
http://renaissancetouring.com/2012/11/michael-dunford-of-renaissance-passes-away/

Torodd just posted this. Cry


Edited by Finnforest - November 21 2012 at 16:24

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote mwood Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 21 2012 at 16:21
Tragic news.  Thanks for all the great music, Michael.  So glad that I finally got to see Renaissance perform here in Massachusetts a couple of years ago.  RIP.
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Oh, terrible news...

`Scherezaade' (spelling?) was one of the very first prog albums I heard, and I loved the band ever since. I've treasured so many of their albums, including their less-loved ones.

These days, I listen to Renaissance a lot when I'm on my quiet nightshift blocks, when there's not as many people in my office so I can pay extra attention to them.

So long and farewell to such an important member of a defining progressive rock band, and I'm sure we'll all enjoy their new album with newfound nostalgia when it shows up next year.

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Very sad. Unhappy
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Wow, that sucks. I just picked up Scheherazade on vinyl not a week ago 
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RIP
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very sad, thank you for all the music, Michael
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http://www.vintagevinylnews.com/2012/11/michael-dunford-of-renaissance-passes.html

 

Ashes are burning the way for this new ocean gypsy. Thank you for the music, maestro.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWjzIyDkEIM

 



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R.I.P

Such an important creative influence for Renaissance
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Yet another great loss.  Cry  Michael helped show us the softer side of Prog.  Life's novella is always too short.
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Very tragic news.  Another great loss to music.  RIP.
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Cry R.I.P. Michael - your music will live on in our hearts forever.........
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Hats off! RIP
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[moment of silence] No one lives forever, huh?

It's been a real pleasure listening to your work, man. RIP.

Edited by Dayvenkirq - November 22 2012 at 02:12
"People tell you life is short. ... No, it's not. Life is long. Especially if you make the wrong decisions." - Chris Rock
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Tragic. Another great musician passed away. RIP Cry
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A key player in the history of a great band. RIP
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Imagine the burning embers
They glow below and above
Your sins you won't remember
And all you'll find there is love
Ashes are burning brightly
The smoke can be seen from afar
So now you're seeing how far
Ashes are burning the way
Ashes are burning the way
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"sons William (13) and Oliver (10)" .... Cry
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