“I think it’s the only appropriate way to carry on. I don’t think I’d do it otherwise," Don Henley said.
The stage was set. After a few months rehearsing and playing small clubs in Colorado, they were a tight combo, playing a
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The process should be fascinating. Mayer, an ace musician and aficionado of musicology, has tremendous insight into modern
Prince could do it all. Play everything. And he could dance to boot. In heels. The night he died there was nothing on my Facebook or Twitter feed but posts about him. We all expressed our sorrow in our own way.
Everybody has remarked upon it: It seems like all the great musical stars of our age are dying this year -- David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Merle Haggard and now, most recently, Prince. These deaths cut deeply for people of my generation, because many of these musicians are no longer distant figures in the past.
The country crooner remembered late greats at the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards.
He is not going to "take it easy."
Frey died last month at the age of 67.
Celebrity culture has grown in recent decades and this is to be expected, as time will claim our heroes and influencers with greater frequency. It's creating a new paradigm in our journey towards accepting our own mortality.