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    Posted: May 11 2013 at 20:02
I was just following a link for info on Peter Hammill's 1974 book "Killers, Angels, Refugees" and ran across an article saying Nic Potter died of pneumonia in January 2013.  It's a sad day.  I remember seeing Nic along with Stuart Gordon on PH's 1990 Room Temperature Live tour in San Francisco.  I'll be listening to "The Least We Can do...", "H to He...", "The Quiet Zone...", "Vital", and "Room Temperature Live" to say goodbye.

It's a weird thing but so many of the 70's prog musicians I grew up listening to are all getting up there age wise and I guess seeing them pass will become a regular occurrence in the next 10 to 20 years. 

More info from the VDGG website here:
http://www.vandergraafgenerator.co.uk/nic.htm




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Nic was relatively young - he deserved much longer...............
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 11 2013 at 20:42
He died in January, and there is a thread for it. Wacko
Crushed like a rose in the riverflow.
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Hi,
 
You do know that we're not getting any younger, right?
 
It's a matter of time, and all of us will be gone, too, you know?
... none of the hits, none of the time ... now you know what the inner art is all about!
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Originally posted by moshkito moshkito wrote:

Hi,
 
You do know that we're not getting any younger, right?
 
It's a matter of time, and all of us will be gone, too, you know?

Why?
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