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Thread started 07/04/17 10:40am

jsb23nc

RIP, John Blackwell

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWIg9kegpaK/

He never recovered from last summer's brain tumor.

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Reply #1 posted 07/04/17 10:43am

LBrent

OMG, I thought someone posted a video of him recovering nicely, writing and talking and walking just a lil bit ago???

Is this true???

If so, that's so sad...RIP big man...

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Reply #2 posted 07/04/17 10:43am

hyperpessimist

What sad, sad news. RIP

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Reply #3 posted 07/04/17 10:44am

heymistermusic

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Love & Respect to you John Blackwell. I'm speechless.

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Reply #4 posted 07/04/17 10:45am

zaza3121

One of the funkiest drummers. Always loved him. This is sad.
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Reply #5 posted 07/04/17 10:47am

Farfunknugin

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So sad . I thought he was doing better as well. One of the best drummers I've ever witnessed. Man princes world has been ...
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Reply #6 posted 07/04/17 10:51am

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Very sad. One of my fave Prince drummers, and seemed to be a nice guy

Peace
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Reply #7 posted 07/04/17 10:53am

ForeverPaisley

Such awful news cry bawl

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Reply #8 posted 07/04/17 10:55am

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Terrible news on a holiday. sad He fought the good fight like my uncle did. My thoughts and prayers go with his family.

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Reply #9 posted 07/04/17 10:55am

darkroman

Terrible!


sad sad sad sad

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Reply #10 posted 07/04/17 11:00am

lemoncrush19

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😥😥😥 RIP ... love & prayers to the family 🙏💜💫
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Reply #11 posted 07/04/17 11:04am

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So sad to hear this news sad thought he was doing better. Thoughts and prayers to his family
He was my favorite Prince drummer.
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Reply #12 posted 07/04/17 11:07am

blizzybiz

RIP JB. I'm glad that he was with his wife when he passed.

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Reply #13 posted 07/04/17 11:08am

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Reply #14 posted 07/04/17 11:12am

GustavoRibas

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Peace
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Reply #15 posted 07/04/17 11:18am

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Here's to the amazing talents of John Blackwell...

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Reply #16 posted 07/04/17 11:19am

rogifan

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Loved John. 2009 Montreux Stratus/All Shook Up is still mind blowing. The guy could play. sad 💜
Paisley Park is in your heart
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Reply #17 posted 07/04/17 11:26am

thecloud

Rest Well John

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Reply #18 posted 07/04/17 11:36am

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Reply #19 posted 07/04/17 11:37am

xRachx

RIP John
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