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    The incredible (and blind) guitarist/vocalist has died of cancer in Toronto. He was only 41.

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    Rock musician Jeff Healey dies after ongoing battle with cancer...

    This is a shocker!

    Very sad.

    I remember hearing something about a reocurrance of a cancer a little while ago and thought that things were not that serious.

    I was just watching some great videos of him on You Tube. Check out his performance with Marcus Miller on a TV show from a few years back. He impressed Miller and the drummer (Hakim I think) and these guys are world class musicians.

    When you get about how things are not going your way or whatever think about this man who despite a disablility became a world known musician and a successful businessman.

    Rip jeff..
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    RIP Jeff He had such an incredible talent and was a great musician.

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    RIP Jeff. You were such a talent. You worked as hard as anyone ever has to do what you loved, even with some of the hurdles you faced (that many of us simple folk would have just dreamed about doing - you actually did). You were amazing.

    Thanks for the music.

    Rest in peace, Jeff.

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    Rats, what a cryin' shame. I always loved Jeff's playing. His take on Zep's "Communication Breakdown" (with John Popper's harmonica taking the place of Robert Plant's vocal) is one of the finest Led Zeppelin covers of all time.

    RIP, Jeff. You'll be missed.

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    Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jeff Healey - "Look at Little Sister" (3:49)
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    a really crappy day for Canadian music. RIP Jeff

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    Sad news, RIP.
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    RIP Jeff.
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    RIP, will always remember him from Road House.
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    wow!
    I had no idea he was sick.

    I thought about him a couple of months ago when I saw "Roadhouse" playing on cable one night. I hadn't heard anything about him in years. That dude was bad ass

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    He seemed like a genuinely nice guy. He would be on Q107 from time to time here in Toronto as this is his hometown, and I believe he had other radio gigs he did and a pretty popular club downtown. God bless, Jeff.

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    wow, very sad news...RIP Jeff. An amazing musician.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hain23x View Post
    wow!
    I had no idea he was sick.

    I thought about him a couple of months ago when I saw "Roadhouse" playing on cable one night. I hadn't heard anything about him in years. That dude was bad ass

    RIP
    he's been battling for a while and has kept recording but he hasn't done much press. He did do a long interview on a news radio station here in Toronto not too long ago (he's friends with the morning radio guy on CFRB) and you could tell things weren't great but he was hopeful for the future. Sadly things didn't work out.

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    WOW what a shock!!

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