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 Post subject: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 16:50 GMT 

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Died of previously undisclosed ALS.

Was a good collaborator for a brief time.


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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 16:57 GMT 
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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 17:49 GMT 
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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 17:51 GMT 
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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 18:13 GMT 
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A hero of of mine. Thank you for the work, Sam.


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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 18:48 GMT 
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A hero of of mine. Thank you for the work, Sam.



You are the first person I thought of when I heard the news.


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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 19:02 GMT 
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R.I.P Sam.

Thank you're for the logbook, Brownsville Girl, True Dylan and man things more.


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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 20:37 GMT 
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I love Brownsville Girl


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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 21:20 GMT 
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In Rolling Stone, a clip of an old interview about Sam working with Bob -

"In Rolling Thunder Logbook, you describe your first meeting with Dylan, commenting that the first thing he said to you was, "We don't have to make any connections," … and you didn't know whether he was talking about you and him personally or about the movie you were supposed to be working on with him.

"Bob gets off the hook a lot with that approach [laughs]. He's great, and I love working with him … but he would rather not commit than commit [laughs]. I wish you could hear the tune he and I wrote together in the spring of 1985. It's at least 20 minutes long – it's like a saga! – and it has to do with a guy standing on line and waiting to see an old Gregory Peck movie that he can't quite remember – only pieces of it, and then this whole memory thing happens, unfolding before his very eyes. He starts speaking internally to a woman he'd been hanging out with, recalling their meetings and reliving the whole journey they'd gone on – and then it returns to the guy, who's still standing on line in the rain. The film the song was about was a Gregory Peck western that Bob had once seen, but he couldn't remember the title. We decided that the title didn't matter, and we spent two days writing the lyrics – Bob had previously composed the melody line, which was already down on tape. He's already gone through different phases with the song. At one point, he talked about making a video out of it.

I told him that it should be an opera, that we should extend it – make it an hour and a half or so – and perform it like an opera…. [An e11-minute version of the song, ''Brownsville Girl,'' appears on Knocked Out Loaded, Dylan's most recent album.] He's a lot of fun to work with, because he's so off the wall sometimes. We'd come up with a line, and I'd think that we were heading down one trail over here, and then suddenly he'd just throw in this other line, and we'd wind up following it off in some different direction. Sometimes it's frustrating to do that when you're trying to make a wholeness out of something, but it turned out OK. "


http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/sam-shepard-the-rolling-stone-interview?utm_source=rsnewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=daily&utm_campaign=073117_16


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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Mon July 31st, 2017, 23:13 GMT 
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That's a great interview. I remember reading it when it first came out, and a lot of it stuck with me - the stuff about polyrhythms, Greek drama, Shakespeare, sanity - he was a really perceptive guy with a unique point of view.


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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Tue August 1st, 2017, 05:54 GMT 
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RIP Sam Shepard

A great writer. True Dylan is one of my favorites.


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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Tue August 1st, 2017, 21:15 GMT 
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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Wed August 2nd, 2017, 02:16 GMT 
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I love Brownsville Girl

Rest In Peace Sam Shepard
https://youtu.be/V4LftqJUz2M


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 Post subject: Re: Sam Shepard
PostPosted: Wed August 2nd, 2017, 03:00 GMT 
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Alouette wrote:
goodmeats wrote:
I love Brownsville Girl

Rest In Peace Sam Shepard
https://youtu.be/V4LftqJUz2M

Ya, Danville Girl is hard to beat.
RIP Sam & thanks!!!


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