Well the old saying "that no one lives forever" is true unfortunately and it's always tough to say good-bye to one's we love whether it be family, friends or even rock stars.

We still have a fresh start into 2014 but as another year has passed so have some great musical performers. It's almost February and already we have lost Pete Seeger (singer/songwriter).

2013 was also a year in which producers, sidemen and songwriters passed, these individuals help pave the way in shaping classic rock. Too many to list but the fact I mentioned it was a sad good-bye but always remembered.

A great writer by the name of Quintus Ennius once said,"Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men."

Instead of mourning the loss of each in 2013 let's celebrate their lives:

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