||The Dead Thread
|King Bushwich the 33rd|
Joined: Jan 10, 2005
From: Ling Cod Beach, CA 90803
|Posted: 26 days ago; 12:23 pm  Permalink|
Brian Carman, guitarist of The Chantays, passed away on March 1, 2015 at the age of 69. The Chantays are known for the instrumental "Pipeline"
Orange County Register: Brian Carman
|nui 'umi 'umi|
Joined: Feb 21, 2011
From: La Mirada Atoll
|Posted: 23 days ago; 11:32 pm  Permalink|
Pipeline is always on my mind wen I’m watching the surfers in da water at Newport. Masterful!
Joined: Mar 20, 2006
|Posted: 6 days ago; 9:38 pm  Permalink|
A few days old, but figured I'd post for posterity:
Eugene Patton - better known as "Gene Gene the Dancing Machine" on "The Gong Show." March 9, 2015
Grand Member (8 years)
Joined: Nov 26, 2005
|Posted: 3 days ago; 09:45 am  Permalink|
Loved that show, and he was one of the best parts.
So sad that a guy known for dancing lost both legs due to complications from diabetes in 2001. He wore prosthetics and walked with a cane.