RIP Hal Blaine

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    messineo21 Well-Known Member

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    From Hal's Official Facebook Page

    Hal Blaine - loving father of Michelle Blaine; grandfather of Anthony, Josh, Aaron, Whitney, Tempest, Ever and Lyryk; and inspiration to countless friends, fans and musicians - has passed on today, March 11th, 2019 at the age of 90. May he rest forever on 2 and 4. The family appreciates your outpouring of support and prayers that have been extended to Hal from around the world, and respectfully request privacy in this time of great mourning. No further details will be released at this time.
     
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    EvEnStEvEn ~Lounge Lizard~

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    Iconic drummer
    Always to be remembered when we turn on the radio!
     
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    HEAVY
     
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    JazzDrumGuy DFO Master

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    Nothing to say......thank you, Hal, for all the great music and beats.....and RIP behind that great big drum set in the sky......
     
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    Wow....what an icon.

    May the Legend live on!
     
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    johnlamond Voiceover guy

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    Rest In Peace Hal.
     
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    RIP
     
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    DanRH Old guy, getting younger

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    Just saw this. Sad. He contributed so so much to the drumming world.
     
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    So very sad. One of a kind. I was very fortunate to have met him on a few occasions. Such a huge influence on my drumming. Rest in peace Hal.

    Me and Hal.JPG
     
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    Mcjnic DFO Veteran

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    ... ... ... ow ... ... ...
     
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    CSR Member since May 2000

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    Over 35,000 recorded hits! A true musical giant. His legacy will live on.
     
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    Heaven’s band gains another...RIP Hal
     
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    JDA DFO Master

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    Made it to the big 9-0 God Bless
     
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    DanC "Get in, sit down, shut up, hold on"

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    Attended a clinic of his once. A very entertaining guy, and very nice.

    Growing up in the 60's, Hal was about ten of my favorite drummers. He basically taught me how to play drums.

    At least he made it to age 90.

    RIP Hal, you had a positive impact on millions of people.....
     
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    DanC "Get in, sit down, shut up, hold on"

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    drawtheline55 Owner/admin Administrator Moderator

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    A true legends legend, what a great run RIP. Hal Blaine.
     
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    Christopher Well-Known Member

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    A life well lived. He touched many lives in a positive way. All any of us can hope for.
     
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    Legend among legends!



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    kip DFO Master

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    Damn
    RIP Hal

    In an old MD , Bruce Gary said
    “I was 18 years old when i found out 10 of mybfavorite srummers were Hal Blaine”
     
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    RIP Hal. What an amazing career.
     

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