Oh God! It’s Starting Already

Three days into 2019 and already two tragic deaths. First, I read about former Dr Hook singer, Ray Stewart, famous for his eye patch, passed away quietly in his sleep at his home in Canada. He was 81. Dr Hook was famous for soft rock hits in the 1970s such as “When You’re in Love With a Beautiful Woman” and “Sharing the Night Together.” My personal favourite Dr Hook tune can be accessed at the bottom of this post.

Ray Stewart

The second passing comes from the world of wrestling, which I was a big fan of in the 1980s. Former WWE commentator and interviewer ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund passed away in Florida today. He was 76. I remember his unique commentary and interview style which will never be duplicated.

Gene Okerlund

Rest in peace Ray Stewart

Rest in peace Mean Gene Okerlund

 

 

 

 

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11 Responses to “Oh God! It’s Starting Already”

  1. LOVED Dr. Hook!! 😦

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  2. RIP, dammit 2019! I hope Rolling Stone puts Stewart on the cover.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Daryl Dragon died yesterday.

    Loved Dr. Hook.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Dang…I hate I already have to start my In Memoriam post for 2019 so soon.

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