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George Michael Dead 12/25/16

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George Michael Dead 12/25/16

can't say I was a fan, even in his heyday. But most of the girls I dated back in the day were.


http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-38432862
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Same here. I liked a few of his songs but back in the day, he was very popular.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Ugh, this is terrible news to me. Fuck 2016 (again!)
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

He was quite the show man live. Always loved this song. Specifically the lyrics.

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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

I guess he won't wake us up before he go goes...
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

I was a huge fan of Wham! and Michael in the 80's. RIP.
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I remember that whole gay controversy that made him come out.

RIP
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Wasn't a fan, but can't deny his impact. 2016, you suck!
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George Michael gave us this video for Freedom '90 and for that I am ever grateful.

He had a beautiful voice. George Michael
Old 12-25-16, 05:42 PM
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George Michael gave us this video for Freedom and for that I am ever grateful.

He had a beautiful voice. George Michael
I just posted on my FB wall that I've always said this was the best music video ever made.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Sad that he passed on Christmas, considering he wrote one of my least favorite Christmas standards, "Last Christmas".

Other than that, I thought he was a heck of an artist. He performed much of his album Listen Without Prejudice, Volume One himself, and it's always been one of my top 10 favorite albums. I've always considered it an underappreciated work.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

I cannot fucking believe that 2016 managed to kick us in the nuts once again. I loved George Michael's music. Great songwriter and performer. 2016 needs to fuck off and die already.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

With the way 2016 has went for 80's Music Icons, I hope Madonna and Janet Jackson are somewhere safe right now.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Make It Big, Faith and Listen Without Prejudice, Volume One are classics.

Last Christmas indeed.
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This is crazy. Amazing artist. One of my favorite artists to spin in my DJ days.
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As a child of the 80's who grew up with MTV, most of the singers who dominated that decade have died prematurely:

Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Prince and now George Michael.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Wasn't a major fan, but liked some of his stuff (probably more than I was willing to admit to anyone at the time ) Regardless, I'm saddened by his passing and curse 2016 for taking another artist/celebrity/talent from us.
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I've been a big fan for as long as I can remember. Very sad news.
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Can't wait for the eBay and Amazon prices to spike.

Enjoy what you do.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Dear 2016: Fuck. You. Another tragic loss, and on Christmas, too. Nothing is off limits for the grim reaper, especially this year.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Was never a Wham fan, but loved his solo stuff. Agree about Freedom '90 - the best video of all time. Such a clever and artistic reaction to the MTV idol-making machine of the time.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

I guess this Christmas he did give us his heart...
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Just when you think 2016 can't get any worse then WHAM!
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Great voice. I went to one of his gigs sometime back in the 90's.
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Re: George Michael Dead 12/25/16

Originally Posted by OldBoy View Post
I guess he won't wake us up before he go goes...
Originally Posted by TGM View Post
I guess this Christmas he did give us his heart...
These jokes are really fkn stupid

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