Mickey Foote RIP

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Mickey Foote RIP

Post by rudebhoy » 03 Mar 2018, 5:22am

Just heard the sad news that Mickey passed away yesterday after a short illness.

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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by Heston » 03 Mar 2018, 5:53am

Sad news RIP Mickey.
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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by Low Down Low » 03 Mar 2018, 6:27am

Another big slice of Clash history gone. Rip

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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by Wolter » 03 Mar 2018, 9:10am

Aww. Damn. RIP.
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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by Flex » 03 Mar 2018, 10:41am

Oh no. Condolences to his family, by all accounts a good guy. RIP.
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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by Chuck Mangione » 03 Mar 2018, 12:46pm

RIP.

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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by matedog » 03 Mar 2018, 3:05pm

A very important figure in the history of the band and his production on the first album left an indelible mark on the aesthetic of punk.
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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by gkbill » 03 Mar 2018, 6:31pm

Hello,

RIP

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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by Mimi » 04 Mar 2018, 9:33am

Aw, damn. RIP!

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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by dave202 » 04 Mar 2018, 12:57pm

Sad, sad news.

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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by JohnS » 05 Mar 2018, 7:44am

Cheers for that, a great read. I had no idea he'd been an anti-Trump activist in recent times!
RIP to another huge player in the Clash / punk story.
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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by mikel » 05 Mar 2018, 8:21am

Rest in peace.

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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by JennyB » 05 Mar 2018, 11:07am

So sad. RIP.
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Re: Mickey Foote RIP

Post by WestwayKid » 05 Mar 2018, 11:45am

Just thinking that there are not many Clash producers left:

Mickey Foote, Sandy Pearlman, Guy Stevens, Mikey Dread...all now gone.

Just off the top of my head...but that would leave Glyn Johns, Mick, Lee Perry, and "Jose Unidos"!

...but the guys who helped the sonic shape of TC, GEER, LC, and parts of S! are now gone.

Crazily enough, I think Johns is older than any of them.

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