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Re: “Support Local Music

I'm in one of those guitar center butt-rock bands, and I still appreciate you actually taking the time to talk to me and write about the show. You didn't have to do that, and yet you did. Best of luck on your new endeavours! Memphis is going to miss having guys like you that actually care about the local scene!

Posted by Prosevere Gary on 02/22/2017 at 9:07 AM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

Thought of Jerry tonight and looked this up again to see if the pos that did this was ever caught. I can't seem to find anything about an arrest. I hope they find whoever did this.

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Posted by Maggie H on 02/17/2017 at 9:41 PM

Re: “Support Local Music

damn fine sign-off...thanks for covering all the great tunes!

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Posted by KimE on 02/09/2017 at 4:20 PM

Re: “Support Local Music

I've thoroughly enjoyed your writing and will continue to enjoy your music. Good luck out there.

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Posted by Moriah Drinkard on 02/09/2017 at 2:04 PM

Re: “Support Local Music

Good luck, and thanks for your observations and recommendations, Chris.

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Posted by OakTree on 02/09/2017 at 5:53 AM

Re: “Memphis Blues Musician Fred Sanders Passes Away at 71

I loved my uncle Fred his brother Pastor James P. Sanders although some just know him as JP took me to meet his brother and family in Memphis when I was little in the 70's I loved all who I meet as a child we did not make it to Memphis all the time but he was love by all of the Sanders children his which are his nephews and nieces. He and my Dad could play the guitar well and now my brother Tim plays also who tried to follow the music of George Benson for years. Fred has been and inspiration to musicians and will be missed by all of his family I am a proud one. R.I.P Bathsheba Gibborim (a.k.a Yvette W. Sanders) Mob Museum Volunteer Las Vegas NV

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Posted by Queen's Kingdom on 02/03/2017 at 9:05 PM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

We were at River Records just in July. When my husband and i started dating back in 1998 he took me to see Jerry Gibson and River Records. Well, needless to say we made it a event about twice a year. Truly a wonderful person and We loved Jerry. Got a picture with all visits. He will be missed. He had hoped to move to Ark. and retire. I ask Jerry was he scared here and of course Jerry said No. And a lot i cant repeat. LOL... Rest in Vinyl Heaven.

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Posted by Bobbie Barker on 01/31/2017 at 2:27 PM

Re: “Country Rockers, Fuck Get Notable Reissues

Wow, must get the CR reissue! Thanks for the background info, they are one of my fondest and clearest memories from the Antenna days.....and that helped.

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Posted by Deanna Ming on 01/05/2017 at 1:53 PM

Re: “Country Rockers, Fuck Get Notable Reissues

I also hadn't expect a Country Rockers reissue. Surprises can be nice.

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Posted by Chris Davis on 01/05/2017 at 12:17 PM

Re: “Country Rockers, Fuck Get Notable Reissues

That is just one headline I didn't expect to read.

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Posted by rjb on 01/05/2017 at 11:15 AM

Re: “Memphis Wrestling Legend Jackie Fargo Dies

My name is buster Higgins, I remember walking downtown Nashville, one morning with my babysitter, I was 6 yrs. old. We walk by a liquor store, and I peek in, and there he was my hero, the king, Jackie Fargo. He looked at me and motioned me to come in, my babysitter took me in , and it was the most wonderful thing, I had ever dreamed of, getting to me mr fargo.i never to this day ever forgot it, I'm 62 yes. Old now, but he was the most kindest, and wonderful gentleman I had ever met. He had the kindest heart, he was my hero, I have his strut down pat now, Rest In Peace, mr fargo, I will never forget you.robert.higgins77@icloud.com

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Posted by Robert w. Higgins on 01/01/2017 at 8:48 PM

Re: “Pig Out with Pekar

Good to know. Mystery solved. I'll check out the LP. Great article Chris McCoy.

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Re: “Memphis Music Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees

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Posted by Susan Rasta on 12/20/2016 at 6:06 PM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

My dad was neighbors with Jerry Gibson for over twenty years a long long time ago, they were close growing up even picked cotton together. They would see each other every year at fish fry's. He thought the world of him, he said he was a really good guy.

Posted by Keri G Buck Murphy on 12/17/2016 at 4:31 PM

Re: “Rest in Peace Jerry Gibson of River Records

Some of them actually consciously target people whom others respect, the good people, in order to tear the community down. They get off on being the bad one.

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Posted by OakTree on 12/16/2016 at 6:59 AM

Re: “Rest in Peace Jerry Gibson of River Records

Self centered evil people have no idea, or don't care how much they hurt others. Not just the victims, but all those that cared about the victims.

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Posted by LoveBC on 12/15/2016 at 8:43 AM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

He was certainly a treasure of information and LOVED what he did. It was great watching him engage people that had never been there before. He helped me get so many of the records that I treasure most and seemed to take real pleasure in doing that for folks.

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Posted by Sheofus on 12/14/2016 at 10:00 AM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

No funeral will be held but look for a memorial to be held in the record shop sometime in January. Thank you all for the heartfelt words about Jerry Gibson. He will truly be missed.

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Posted by RazorHogz on 12/14/2016 at 6:40 AM

Re: “The Cure's Lol Tolhurst Will Bring His Book Tour to Memphis

It is Porl Thompson.

Posted by Diana E. Field-Brittain on 12/13/2016 at 3:39 PM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

Does anyone have information about visitations and funeral arrangements?

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Posted by Christopher Douglas on 12/13/2016 at 1:06 PM

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