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« Rest in Peace, Lemmy | Main | None The Worse for Wear: The Life & Times of R.B. Korbet »

December 29, 2015

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NYCDreamin

Great story...thanks for sharing that memory. I only saw Motorhead once - in 1999 - at First Avenue in Mpls. - it was as you remembered here also - loud (almost painfully so) and sweet. I kick myself for not making it out to see them a few more times when I had a chance.

URLBrenner

Great story.

I'm a fan of Motorhead. I can't say I'm the ultimate fan (I only own the Ace of Spades on CD) but I loved them nonetheless. Something is odd about a Lemmy-less world. He was one of the last originals left standing, and since I became aware of Mortorhead..probably in the early 80s...they were a constant. Over the last 30 or so years they never looked like they were going to call it quits anytime soon. You questioned how the man handled his lifestyle, but in the end he had a normal 70 year term. In alot of ways he beat the odds, probably why it's strange to think of Lemmy not being around. I respect the man for living a life with no compromises. Saw Motorhead at The World (now the Hard Rock Cafe) in Times Square ten or so years ago. Glad I did.

SGrangier

Thanks (and for the anecdote).
In France, three month ago, we wrote a collective novel book for Lemmy anniversary (70) and Forty years old of his band.

http://www.camionblanc.com/detail-livre-lemmy-24-nouvelles-noires-967.php

He's gone. We can't see them in France (because Paris Attentat). In february the groupe would come back.
Too last.
Bye Lemmy.

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