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    Default Singer Dan Fogelberg died today

    From his website:
    http://www.danfogelberg.com/news.html

    Sunday, December 16

    Dear friends,

    Dan left us this morning at 6:00am . He fought a brave battle with cancer and died peacefully at home in Maine with his wife Jean at his side. His strength, dignity and grace in the face of the daunting challenges of this disease were an inspiration to all who knew him.


    In May of 2004, Dan was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer.

    A personal letter from D.F.

    I cannot adequately express my gratitude to all of the thousands of wonderful people who have sent such incredibly moving and supportive e-mails via the Living Legacy web site. It is truly overwhelming and humbling to realize how many lives my music has touched so deeply all these years. Each one of you who have taken the time and effort to reach out to Jean and I have helped immeasurably to uplift our spirits and keep us looking strongly forward during some very rough moments. I thank you from the very depths of my heart.

    I currently have no plans to return to the concert stage or the recording studio in the foreseeable future, but who knows? At least for now, I prefer to keep my options open.

    Again my deepest thanks and love to all,

    Dan

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    aw, thats sad R.I.P
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    Another good one gone. R.I.P. Dan.

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    R.i.p.
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    Dan Fogelberg's voice reminds me of being a kid and my mom singing along with him. wow. This is really sad.


    One of my all-time favs is "Same Old Lang Syne."

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    I love "Longer". My brother had it sung at his wedding back in '82. This is such sad news.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoveFeatheredRaven View Post
    Dan Fogelberg's voice reminds me of being a kid and my mom singing along with him. wow. This is really sad.


    One of my all-time favs is "Same Old Lang Syne."
    Me too. Especially this time of year.
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    I went over to his website and was listening to clips of some of the songs. I decided to order a greatest hits off amazon and they had it paired up with a greatest hits of England Dan and John Ford Coley. I ended up getting both. When I told my English SO, he acted like I was nuts. Guess they weren't big in England.

    Nerdy of me I know but that is the music of my youth because my mom loved it. Makes me feel really connected to her. I don't know why I hadn't bought it before.

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    This is so sad. He was so young. What a talented songwriter. My favorite was Dancing Shoes.

    Dancing shoes
    On the wall above your bedside
    Saw it all as we performed
    our pirouette
    Fleshes fused
    As the flicker of the candles
    Threw upon the wall a
    single silhouette.

    Tu es dan ma coeur et dans ma tŽte

    Dancing shoes
    We have loved on distant beaches
    Where the winter never reaches
    There we fell
    Dying swan
    On the dawn you danced before me
    Though your eyes were dark and stormy
    I stood still.

    Qui peut dire le faux et le rŽel?

    Dancing shoes
    Though the distances divide us
    There's a paradise inside us
    We can't lose.
    Me and you
    Dance a 'pas de deux'
    Forever
    And I pray you never
    Shed your dancing shoes.
    Into the sunrise. The sunset is sad to me….it only means the night is coming.

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    Rest in Peace.

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    What a sad loss.

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    Loved his music, RIP

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    I loved his music. His song Longer was my wedding song. RIP he will be missed.

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    "Same Old Lang Syne" always tears me up.
    Reminds me of the only man I ever loved.....sigh.
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