Rick Wakeman Regretting ditching David Bowie For Another Group

Rick Wakeman feels regret that he ditch the late David Bowie for the group Yes. The sixty-six-year-old English keyboardist/songwriter now faces some regrets following the recent death of Bowie for not joining Spiders from Mars. There were a number of early tracks which include ‘Life On Mars’, ‘Changes’ and ‘Oh! You Pretty Things’ in which he was a session player on, however in 1971 he turned down the chance to be part of his backing band, heading over to the English rock band Yes because he felt he would be able to express his own musical style better with the prog group. But now as he takes a look back at the decision he made,

he always wonders how his career would have turned out if he had continued working with Bowie.

Asked if he had any regrets about not joining the Spiders from Mars, he said: “I probably did in some respects, I was asked to join Yes and Spiders from Mars with Mick Ronson and David on the same day and I talked to David and the problem was that if I joined Spiders from Mars, yes I would be playing all of David’s music which I loved dearly and working with David, who was the best person I ever worked with, but if you’re part of a band you get a chance to actually contribute a lot more of your own style and what you want to do.

“And I spoke with David about it and he said, ‘Absolutely that’s the right decision’… but I often wonder what might have been.”

Also, he spoke about Bowie, who died from Cancer on Sunday, saying

he was a “musical genius” who not only “changed” his life, but the landscape of music, fashion and art.

Speaking to Piers Morgan on ITV’s ‘Good Morning Britain, he said of Bowie:

“Yes I would [call him a genius], but it is a word that’s bandied around a lot and it is misused a lot.

“David was unbelievable, he had great musicality. You can quite honestly say he changed fashion, he changed art, he changed musical styles and he certainly changed my life.”

as I’m sure you can imagine I’m gutted hearing of David’s passing. He was the biggest influence & encouragement I could ever have wished for

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David Bowie. Loses Cancer Battle, People Saddened Over His Death

David Bowie, such heartbreaking news. Today, I found out that the remarkable legendary English singer has passed away of Cancer at the age of sixty-nine on January 10, 2016. The South London-born native fought a battle for eighteen months, however sadly fans read a statement which had been issued over social media saying, at the time of his death he was surrounded by his beloved family as he passed away peacefully. Truly this is such sad news to hear, fans must be crying today for losing their pop, rock and fashion idol, and remarkable musician. There are some tributes, here’s just a few:

Sir Paul McCartney described him as a “great star” who “played a very strong part in British musical history”.

Bowie’s son Duncan Jones, who directed Bafta-winning film Moon, wrote on Twitter: “Very sorry and sad to say it’s true. I’ll be offline for a while. Love to all.”

IGGY: “David’s friendship was the light of my life. I never met such a brilliant person. He was the best there is. – Iggy Pop”

Kayne Wesr , David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime.
Kendrick Lamae, What a honor, what a soul. David Bowie, Spirit of Gold. RIP.
Flea, oh no. my hero. bowie. the most beautiful. i love him with everything i am. rock music is over, done. he was the best. none came close. rip

Bowie was also a record producer, arranger, painter, and actor.

Thoughts are with his the “Space Oddity” vocalist’s friends, family and fans.

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‘ EastEnders’ Sian Blake, Such Shocking Horrible News!

resizedimageSian Blake, such sad news, according to the news the former Soap star and her two sons have been found dead. Now if you are a fan of EastEnders, you may know her for the role of Frankie Pierre, which played for fifty-six episodes. The news had been confirmed by a British detective that she and her sons eight-year-old Zachary and four-year-old Amon had been discovered buried at herErith, Kent garden. According to a police spokesperson, her death had been occurred from head and neck injuries,
and that “significant attempts had been made to conceal the bodies.”
It was back on December 16, 205 when the trio had been missing and now under-way is a murder investigation.
Police are currently looking for Blake’s boyfriend and the father of her two sons, 48-year-old Arthur Simpson-Kent. Simpson-Kent had also been missing since Dec. 16, but has since left the U.K. and traveled to Ghana, BBC News reports. “We continue to appeal for any information that could help us trace Sian’s partner, Arthur Simpson-Kent,” Detective Superintendent Paul Monk from the Homicide and Major Crime Command said in a statement. “If anyone has any information about where he is or his movements since December 16, then please get in touch with us.” Since the discovery of the forty three-year-old’s tragic death, there has been flowers and teddy bears left by fans.
More on Blake, she had ALS and was also seen in the Doctors, The Bill and Skins and she became a sign language teacher and interpreter.
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Craig Strickland & Close Friend Heartbreaking Tragic Loss


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Craig Strickland  such a sad story, two young men, hunting buddies just embarking on a duck hunting trip, not knowing that this was going to be the last trip that they would ever make, On December 28th, one of the two men, twenty-two-year-old Chase Morland’s body had been found, with his beloved nine-year-old dog called Sam not leaving his side. The other young man, twenty-nine-year-old Country singer Craig Strickland was found dead on Monday, January 4th. Words from his wife Helen Strickland, he can now be at rest with his father in heaven. The sad details surrounding his death was because of hypothermia after the two men braved a brutal winter storm called Goliath. During this unbelievable ordeal, the family stayed hopeful and requested prayers and support.

“It’s more painful for us to think that he could be underwater,” Helen expressed during a Friday interview. “Still, we want that closure in seeing him.”

His now widow, grieving with such pain expressed on Instagram,

“I am so thankful for technology in this moment because I will always have this. I watched this privately prior to walking down the aisle, and so now I want to share this small excerpt with all of you.”

In the clip, Craig pours his heart out to the former Miss Arkansas USA. “There would be times when we’re sitting in our car and stuff, and you don’t notice,” Craig says in the video. “But I’ll look over and be like, ‘This is the person that God has created for me’ and that’s really special to me. And I couldn’t be more lucky.”

His wife thanked their friend for helping her husband produce and edit the special message.

“I will cherish it for ever,” Helen wrote, adding a passage from the Bible that was helping her in her time of grieving. “‘Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints. Psalms 116:15,’” she shared. “Thank you Lord for sharing #craigstrickland with me. You allowed me to borrow him on this earth, but he was always Yours. I will forever cherish our year of marriage. This was truly the type of man you were and will always be remembered as. I love you Craig Michael.”

Just a sad loss, for his friends, family and loved ones.

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Ashley Greene’s Two Year Doorman Lawsuit Is Settled

Ashley Greene fire lawsuit has been settled. Best known for the character in Twilight Saga has been in entangled in a legal dispute for two years with a doorman, who had claimed at the time there was a fire at her apartment he had sustained injuries. The Jacksonville, Florida native and the daughter of an insurance worker and a U.S. Marine‘s home in West Hollywood’s Granville Towers had reportedly went up in flames and the cause reportedly was an unattended candle, the incident occurred in March 2013. According to TMZ, she agreed upon the undisclosed settlement with the building’s doorman, Adrian Mayorga,

The member of staff had claimed he was hurt while running through the smoke-filled hallways, yelling for residents to flee the burning building.

Following the fire, she was left heartbroken, one of her much loved dogs a fox terrier called Marlo had perished in the blaze.

It was claimed after the blaze that residents had previously complained to the building manager about their famous tenant.

Ashley’s neighbors were reportedly unsurprised by the fire and claimed she caused commotion by inviting friends and fellow actors over to her condo at all hours of the day, including during the middle of the night, resulting in the people living below her having trouble sleeping.

Four other residents in the block previously sued over the fire, claiming repairing the damage had wrecked their homes and turned the historic building into a ”disruptive construction zone”.

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Yolanda Foster Ex-Husband Scan Advice Saved Her Life

Yolanda Foster talks how her ex-husband had saved her life. She is one of the stars of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and she has opened up about how her former spouse David was there for her for the past year, saying she gave him many thanks for helping her go to a scan, revealing one of her breast implants had moved. Raised by a single mom, she wrote in her words,

“After being properly diagnosed three years ago, I followed strict doctor’s orders 24/7 but made very slow progress as we slowly uncovered the mystery of my failing health.

“Last June, David woke up one morning and said, ‘We are not doing any more treatments until you get a full body scan.’ That scan probably saved my life, as doctors found free-floating silicone under my left arm pit, under my right clavicle bone, and under my rib cage.”

At present, she is on a holiday with her children, Gigi, Bella and Anwar Hadid.

In her column for BravoTV.com, she added:

“I’m in the snow with my children. We had a beautiful, quiet, no gifting, no stress Christmas; we cooked, ate too much, and played lots of games. Our family tradition of handwritten letters to each other is the one thing I keep close to my heart as there is no greater gift than feeling appreciated by your loved ones.

“Even though it’s freezing cold, it feels good to be close to nature and the infectious energy that comes with having everyone together under one roof–keeping up is worth the fight. I want to be as present as I can be right here, right now, as I know these are precious moments as I watch my kids grow. The holidays come and go so quickly – this break from my disciplined routine is a treat.”

More on the popular star, she had Lyme disease,l she lost her ability to read, write, or even watch TV.

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