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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

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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

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

It breaks my heart that good people like Jerry Gibson are killed by criminals that have no respect for the dignity of human life. Most of us that have lived in Memphis for any amount of time in Memphis know at least one friend whom has been murdered. I know of several.

Someone out there knows who murdered Jerry and is not talking. I hope whoever this person or persons are will get some morals and bring the murderer to justice.

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Posted by LoveBC on 12/12/2016 at 3:49 PM

Re: “Rat Traps Rule, OK?

you don't have copies, chris? i definitely have extras of the shattered single, but possibly the others if you're serious

-april n

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Posted by april n on 12/10/2016 at 11:38 PM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

I've spent a lot of time in these places from Amoeba to Bleecker Street. River Records was always a favorite stop. I was in there only a few months ago. Over the years I enjoyed Jerry's sense of wonder about music and vinyl collecting. He was a genuine Memphis character and a truly loved the music and vinyl in particular. He was always interested in what your personal musical interests were, what you were looking for, and where you could find it, when he didn't have it in his inventory. There are very, very few shop keepers like Jerry, anymore. May he rest in peace.

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Posted by Bob Ray on 12/10/2016 at 11:22 AM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

What a sad loss. I pray to God that the person(s) involved in this evil act are quickly found and prosecuted. If you go to Google Maps and type in the store's address you will see what looks like Jerry sitting outside enjoying the day with a friend.

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Posted by Reginald Milton on 12/10/2016 at 11:04 AM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

It's strange how people who do kind things for others, habitually, like Jerry did, are actually at a higher risk of some deranged individual doing them harm. I guess that's part of the nature of evil. It goes after the good ones...

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Posted by OakTree on 12/10/2016 at 9:40 AM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

What a focused and unique love he had for life/music! My heart goes out to all hurting because of this loss. Please, please MPD and Memphians let's get this murderer to justice. <3

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Posted by Deanna Ming on 12/10/2016 at 7:05 AM

Re: “River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

So horribly sad! Not to mention, horrifically evil! May God rest his soul, and comfort his family and friends.

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Posted by Diana V. Lesizza on 12/10/2016 at 3:32 AM

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