Bitter-sweet moment

Tonight I was listening to some Toad the Wet Sprocket on Youtube, and the randomizing of the subsequent bands/songs that were played were nostalgically (is that a word?) satisfying, but there were a couple songs from bands who had band members that died, then I got kinda bummed.

Can’t help but wonder what other musical inspiration we’ve missed from these young departed.

The bands were Blind Melon and The Cranberries. Then my mind filled in a blank on its own remembering Chris Cornell of Soundgarden. Well crap, that’s all lead singers!

Obviously, all kinds of great artists have died, but it kinda hit home more tonight for some reason. Meh.


  • DaveHo
    DaveHo Posts: 3,134
    A couple that come to mind, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Lane Staley, Curt Cobian.
  • jbreezy5
    jbreezy5 Posts: 209
    edited September 8
    DaveHo wrote: »
    A couple that come to mind, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Lane Staley, Curt Cobian.

    For sure!

    Staley’s could almost be predicted though; he was always singing about death.
  • Milito
    Milito Posts: 1,351
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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 28,218
    edited September 9
    The story didn't end well for poor Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan, lead singer of the Cranberries, either.
    EDIT: Oh, you did fill in that blank -- I didn't read between the lines too well on the OP. :/

    PS "nostalgically" is 100% a real, actual word.
  • jbreezy5
    jbreezy5 Posts: 209
    Did anyone know that Toad The Wet Sprocket released a new album TODAY?!

    Amazing how life works sometimes!

  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 9,545
    RIP Neil Peart & Lemmy Kilmister & Dimebag Darrell & Chuck Schuldiner & Ronnie James Dio & Jeff Hanneman & Oderus Urungus & & & ...
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

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  • Jimi Hendrix, it would have been amazing to see where he would have taken us!
    And of course John Henry Bonham! I bet Zep had some great music left!