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Pete Quaife

Postby (kennyhowes) » Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:09 am

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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (kiramdear) » Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:30 am

I just learned about it. This is a big loss. :(
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (libratune) » Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:23 am

RIP Pete.

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"After some jamming and loose rehearsals it was decided that Pete would team up with us," Dave Davies wrote in his memoir, Kink. "We drew lots to see who would play bass guitar and Pete lost."

Pete's loss = our gain. Thinks of the consequences if Dave Davies was stuck on bass?

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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (leftybass) » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:17 am

So sad to hear this.

One of earliest drivers of the RM 1999..... :(
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (fatcat) » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:08 pm

Caught it elsewhere.
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (spongebob) » Sat Jun 26, 2010 6:00 am

I'm sure I read on this site that he was the 1st (name) bassist in the UK to play a Ric?
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (rickboy88) » Sat Jun 26, 2010 11:11 am

Sad news. Looks like there really won't be a reunion of the original members after all. Pete was pretty dead set against it as it was.

Here is another older Pete Quaife thread that I'd added to (good interview link):

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=24482&hilit=quaife

Here are some older videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1h1oRP7FfBw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz64hWng2vM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvDoDaCY ... re=related
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (gemspa73) » Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:13 pm

My first post - and a sad one at that. One of the coolest bass players. I'm gonna blast out Something Else!
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (godber) » Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:21 pm

What a sad loss, that really is a big shame. Pete was one of the best originals and a very influential player - always adding to the song, nothing OTT, just very cool and musical.

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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (vynesmusic) » Sun Jun 27, 2010 1:39 pm

kennyhowes wrote:I'm surprised no one caught this:
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/17386/121429


The ABC News Sunday show just featured his passing in their "In Memoriam" spot.....
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (vynesmusic) » Sun Jun 27, 2010 2:06 pm

libratune wrote:RIP Pete.

Quote from the article:

"After some jamming and loose rehearsals it was decided that Pete would team up with us," Dave Davies wrote in his memoir, Kink. "We drew lots to see who would play bass guitar and Pete lost."



That happened to ME in 1965.....I had a Teisco 6-string and a Harmony amp with a 6 inch speaker.....in spite of that, I figured I WON that lottery..... 8)
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (rickboy88) » Sun Jun 27, 2010 4:51 pm

Someone on the Ric corporate forum noted that he was apparently the first well known British bass player to start using the RM1999, so it looks like he started the ball rolling.
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (rickenbrother) » Sun Jun 27, 2010 5:22 pm

RIP Pete. :(
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (JakeK) » Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:29 pm

No Kinks reunion for sure now. :( RIP Peter Quaife
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Re: Pete Quaife

Postby (johnallg) » Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:00 am

Wow, how did I miss this.... Sad news indeed. RIP

The early Kinks music took me from adoring the Beatles music to wanting to play on stage.
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