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November 24, 2012

A Sad Week For The Who

 

The passing in one week of two great and long-time friends of The Who - Mike Shaw and Chris Stamp – is hard to bear.

 

May they rest in peace.

 

Tributes will follow…..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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26 Responses to A Sad Week For The Who

Marian says: January 29, 2013 at 4:29 pm

Today I was thinking about Mike and wondered how he was doing. So long since I had seen him. I remember him from before the crash and days that I used to hitch out to Stoke Mandeville Hospital to see him. (money was short) only to be caught one afternoon by Roger who read us the riot act for doing such a risky thing.
Then he got a flat at Notting Hill and I lived close by so saw him a lot then. He was always such good company and he even let me paint a mural on the wall at his Notting Hill flat.
I will always remember him with love and am so sad to hear that he has passed on.
Before the crash you would see him at Who gigs hanging off bits of the stage, always running about and so agile.
After the crash he was still immersed in the music and still had that rather wicked sense of humour.

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Rob says: November 27, 2012 at 9:01 pm

Everyone talks about Brian Epstein, Col Tom, Don Arden etc but to me Chris and Kit were leaders in their field and its so sad to lose Chris. RIP

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JOHN MEARS says: November 27, 2012 at 3:14 pm

When i drove for moon in 1970 the first person i meet in the org was mike shaw the first time i went to the office (TRACK)he was a lovley person,and in the late 70s when i moved to cornwall, i found him living a mile from me ,we became great friends and went to see the boys play, and would recive VIP treatmeat thanks to mike,i will miss him dearly….

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