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He's always been one of my favourites. Unique style, unique talent. And he always faced his challenges in life with a great sense of humour.I usually don't tear up at the loss of people I've never met, but this one is hitting me.
I was saddened by the news. His supporting role in Road House notwithstanding, I always saw him as a real class act. Rest in peace, Jeff.
I second your comments, Krankor and Sporko. This is a huge loss for a lot of people who never met Jeff Healey.I had to drive to Halifax yesterday for a few hours, and the news of Healey's death was dominating every radio station. On the way home, a couple of stations that usually don't play jazz put a couple of Jeff Healey's jazz pieces on. He was really a remarkable musician.
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