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    Ted Heiks is online now Moderator and Distinguished Senior Member
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    George Michael Died

    George Michael, the front man for Wham, died today. RIP.
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    He actually is reported to have died two days ago (hence all of the "Last Christmas" jokes), but nonetheless, sad news. Wham! was slightly before my time, but I was around for and really enjoyed his solo stuff (and older Wham! stuff). 2016 really has been a plague to the entertainment world. RIP

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    George Michael is a sad loss for sure. Apparently he wasn't just a great musician, he was also a great person:

    George Michael's 12 most generous acts show just how kind he was | Metro News
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    Also on Christmas, a plane crash took out all but three of the singers in the Alexandrov Ensemble, the world-renowned Russian army chorus:

    Alexandrov Russian Army Song and Dance Ensemble loss | Russia | Al Jazeera
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    By all accounts George Michael was extraordinarily generous with his time and money over the last few decades. Sounds like Heroin finally got him.
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    Went to karaoke last night. Sang Last Christmas and Careless Whisper.
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