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Les McKeown has passed away. 65. Got raped in a hotel room when he was 19 and then got ripped off of the royalities even though they'd sold hundreds of millions of albums. What a sad life.

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My Dad died on Friday. Ben Spiller was a pretty great guy. I can't claim he's an actual celebrity but it's possible if you are from the Reading area you'd know him. He won the pride of Reading award i

Not what I've heard!

I'll not actively court it, because I fear he'll haunt me (and it's as much as I deserve), but I have already seen a bump in sales. The sole thing that allowed me to financially survive the first

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Full copy of the 2004 doc channel 4 did with Les is here. 

https://licensing.screenocean.com/r/101439 it's a great watch to see some of the shitarsery that got them swindled out of millions. 

The money they generated is the equivilant of £5 billion! Their cut of it in total was less than £200,000 each. 

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https://thequietus.com/articles/29907-anita-lane-rip

 

Anita Lane, formerly of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, and collaborations with The Birthday Party,¬†Einst√ľrzende Neubauten, Mick Harvey, and Barry Adamson. Apparently, according to the Quietus article, wrote some lyrics for Soft Cell as well. There's barely a bad track in her discography.

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Apollo 11 Astronaut (the one that didn't walk on the moon) Michael Collins has passed at the age of 90.  Among his many achievements was being a great pub quiz answer.

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41 minutes ago, johnnyboy said:

Apollo 11 Astronaut (the one that didn't walk on the moon) Michael Collins has passed at the age of 90.  Among his many achievements was being a great pub quiz answer.

I loved Liam Neesons portrayal of him

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50 minutes ago, johnnyboy said:

Apollo 11 Astronaut (the one that didn't walk on the moon) Michael Collins has passed at the age of 90.  Among his many achievements was being a great pub quiz answer.

When we watched the Horrible Histories episode of the moon landing  my 8yo said "Imagine going all that way and not getting on the moon. How disappointing"

She's right.

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