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Old 12-25-2016, 07:26 PM
 
Location: Lakeland, Florida
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Anyone remember Andrew Ridgeley?
I remember he was the other half of Wham.
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Old 12-25-2016, 07:55 PM
 
Location: LA, CA/ In This Time and Place
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Anyone remember Andrew Ridgeley?
Yes, he went into obscurity after Wham split. But he is alive and well.
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Old 12-25-2016, 07:56 PM
 
Location: LA, CA/ In This Time and Place
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Loved this guy, he had a troubled decade but I never imagined he would end up like this.His music will live on forever.
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Old 12-25-2016, 08:06 PM
 
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Was he sick? It says he died peacefully at home.
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Old 12-25-2016, 08:07 PM
 
Location: God's Country
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Aids?
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Old 12-25-2016, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Saint John, IN
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WOW, I didn't know he passed until I read it here. The article said he died of heart failure. Sad
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Old 12-25-2016, 09:33 PM
 
Location: Southern Willamette Valley, Oregon
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Not a major fan but always liked a couple tunes (Father Figure and I want Your Sex).

I thought he was older than 53. Sad to hear this.

RIP George!
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Old 12-25-2016, 10:16 PM
Status: "5 years, baby! 🎉" (set 16 days ago)
 
Location: South Bay Native
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This song is the first that came to mind when I read this news. Sad to hear this - 2016 has not been kind. Yog to his friends and biggest fans - will be missed.


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ulhoKujT2G8
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Old 12-25-2016, 10:25 PM
 
Location: 🇬🇧 In jolly old London! 🇬🇧
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Unreal... and David Bowie, prince, rick parfitt ( status quo ).... Bad year all round for the music industry.

RIP

( it says he's died of heart failure btw )
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Old 12-25-2016, 10:29 PM
Status: "5 years, baby! 🎉" (set 16 days ago)
 
Location: South Bay Native
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Unreal... and David Bowie, prince, rick parfitt ( status quo ).... Bad year all round for the music industry.

RIP

( it says he's died of heart failure btw )
Sad year for all the legends of music who've passed, no doubt.

Unfortunately, some people will say AIDS before the body even goes cold if the person in question was gay. It's like a knee-jerk reaction, sadly.
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