Archive for December 25th, 2012

COVERED BY LIFE ON THIS DAY IN 1944

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POPULAR BASS PLAYER TURNED 63 TODAY!

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Ron Foos (left) and Paul Revere

Award-winning songwriter, musician and producer Ron Foos was born and raised
in Seattle, Washington. He has been playing the bass guitar with Paul Revere & the
Raiders for over 35 years. Foos has also toured and recorded with such musical
legends as Randy Bochman, Bill Medley of the Righteous Bros’, The Beach Boys,
Stevie Wonder, Jon Raymond of Kenny G., Albert Collins and many more. 

 

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CHARACTER ACTOR HAS DIED AT 89!

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   Charles Durning (February 28, 1923 – December 24, 2012)

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Charles Durning, the two-time Oscar
nominee who was dubbed the king of the character actors for
his skill in playing everything from a Nazi colonel to the pope,
died Monday of natural causes in his home in New York City.

 

 

 

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Durning as Santa Clause in "A Boyfriend for Christmas",
a 2004 made for TV Christmas movie.

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TO ALL PDX RETRO FRIENDS AND READERS

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THE NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY!

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