All posts tagged “RIP

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Jesse Winchester RIP

Sad to hear of the passing of singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester. RIP. We had the pleasure of attending one of his wonderful performances at Hugh’s Room here in Toronto a few years back. He sure had a way with a song.

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Peter Appleyard RIP

I heard today that Peter Appleyard died, at 84. Do you know his work? He was a great vibraphone player who lived and played in the Toronto area for many years. Here’s another video I’ve shared before in which Mr. Appleyard has an opportunity to… Read More

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Always Be Closing

Our cat Rossi died today. He had a stroke or maybe strokes about a year ago and since he’s been living with seizures that have become increasingly severe with the passing of days. He was a good cat, grumpy, independent and yet in a strange… Read More

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George Gregory RIP

Sheila (known on this blog as Tuffy P) lost her dad this morning. He had been ailing from kidney disease for some time and passed away at the hospital. George and I shared a birthday – he would have been 87 next month. I’m going… Read More

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Sam Sniderman RIP

I just read that Sam Sniderman, well known to all Torontonians of my generation as Sam the Record Man, has died at 92. He was a household name in this city for many years. I bought many records at his store over the years. I… Read More

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