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    Posted: May 06 2015 at 11:19

Original Rainbow bass player Craig Gruber has died of cancer at the age of 63 today.

 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2015 at 11:20
What is your favorite Rainbow's song?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2015 at 12:30
Also a member of Elf.  Very sad to hear.  My two favorite Rainbow songs are both on Long Live Rock 'n'Roll: Gates of Babylon and Rainbow Eyes, neither of which has Gruber on them since he only played on Blackmore's Rainbow.  Stargazer is another of my favorite songs, but again no Gruber.  So, on the Rainbow album, we have Catch the Rainbow, Man on the Silver Mountain, and an instrumental version of Still I'm Sad, all great tracks.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2015 at 13:59
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2015 at 22:16
May He rest in peace.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2015 at 23:09
That is unfortunate, all three of the Dio-era albums are masterpieces. May he rest in peace.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2015 at 23:53
RIP
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2015 at 01:17
I believe he'll catch the rainbow......
R.I.P. Craig G.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 07 2015 at 09:59
RIP. I love the early Elf albums and the very first Blackmore's album. They don't make 'em like this, anymore.
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