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Friday, April 20, 2012

Death of a Legend. Bert Weedon R.I.P.

If I had a pound for every copy of Bert Weedon's Play in a Day guitar tutor I sold when working in a music shop I'd be a millionaire twice over. In those days it was the guitar tutor and many famous names started from there.
Although known for his early Shadows/Duane Eddy type numbers he was no mean jazzer either and could hold his own in any situation.
Bert Weedon died yesterday (April 19) aged 91.
R.I.P.
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Lance.

1 comment :

Liz said...

Thanks for that Lance, I loved Bert Weedon, another remarkable musician gone..how privileged we are to have known & loved the talent of these people.
Liz

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