Vincent Ford RIP

The songwriter Vincent Ford died a few days ago and I kept meaning to post this but forgot. So now here it is.

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  1. Another giant gone. In 2008, we lost Odetta, who was billed to sing at Obama’s big block party later this month (now replaced by Aretha), Miriam Makeba, Eartha Kitt…the list goes on.

  2. Lucky Grace Jones is still with us – she’s here at the Sydney Festival: large as life, hot and feline as ever!

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