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Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow

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Leadfingers 25 Apr 03 - 07:22 PM
Amos 25 Apr 03 - 07:29 PM
Hawker 25 Apr 03 - 07:40 PM
catspaw49 25 Apr 03 - 07:40 PM
Giac 25 Apr 03 - 07:53 PM
Jerry Rasmussen 25 Apr 03 - 07:57 PM
wysiwyg 25 Apr 03 - 08:09 PM
Jeanie 25 Apr 03 - 08:36 PM
Dead Horse 26 Apr 03 - 01:56 PM
Bobert 26 Apr 03 - 03:26 PM
katlaughing 26 Apr 03 - 06:55 PM
Mudlark 26 Apr 03 - 07:08 PM
Morticia 26 Apr 03 - 07:14 PM
Leadfingers 26 Apr 03 - 09:55 PM
Hollowfox 27 Apr 03 - 12:17 AM
Leadfingers 27 Apr 03 - 06:17 PM
Walking Eagle 27 Apr 03 - 06:25 PM
gnu 27 Apr 03 - 07:07 PM
Alba 27 Apr 03 - 08:14 PM
GUEST 28 Apr 03 - 06:41 AM
jeffp 28 Apr 03 - 08:03 AM
Steve Benbows protege 28 Apr 03 - 05:43 PM
Nigel Parsons 28 Apr 03 - 07:21 PM
katlaughing 28 Apr 03 - 07:25 PM
GUEST,steve benbows protege 29 Apr 03 - 02:45 AM
GUEST,dave 30 Apr 03 - 02:58 AM
GUEST,MCP 30 Apr 03 - 05:52 PM
Gareth 30 Apr 03 - 07:00 PM
SINSULL 30 Apr 03 - 07:03 PM
katlaughing 30 Apr 03 - 07:17 PM
McGrath of Harlow 30 Apr 03 - 07:20 PM
McGrath of Harlow 30 Apr 03 - 07:22 PM
Nancy King 30 Apr 03 - 08:08 PM
GUEST,steve's protege(at work) 01 May 03 - 03:03 AM
Roger the Skiffler 01 May 03 - 03:25 AM
katlaughing 01 May 03 - 03:53 AM
My guru always said 01 May 03 - 05:39 AM
GUEST,Zany Mouse 01 May 03 - 06:04 AM
catspaw49 01 May 03 - 06:30 AM
Steve Parkes 01 May 03 - 06:33 AM
Bugsy 01 May 03 - 06:44 AM
Lanfranc 01 May 03 - 07:16 AM
Seamus Kennedy 01 May 03 - 03:27 PM
John MacKenzie 01 May 03 - 03:34 PM
RolyH 01 May 03 - 03:47 PM
Tig 01 May 03 - 05:44 PM
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Subject: Good Vibes Please
From: Leadfingers
Date: 25 Apr 03 - 07:22 PM

Old Mate and really nice guy (also S*** Hot guitarist and singer Steve
Benbow had heart surgery yesterday and it has got complicated.Positive
thoughts from Catters would be appreciated by Sandy and all at the Brewery Tap in Brentford U K . Thank you.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Amos
Date: 25 Apr 03 - 07:29 PM

Flooding the joint, LF!! Tell him we're beaming him like gangbusters with healing vibes, man!


A


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Hawker
Date: 25 Apr 03 - 07:40 PM

Willing him well here!
Cheers,
Lucy


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: catspaw49
Date: 25 Apr 03 - 07:40 PM

Happy to send all the good thoughts I have to him. I've had two major heart surgeries and one minor heart surgery myself so I know that things can go wrong as well as right. In this day and age we often think of this stuff as routine and it never really is. We'll be here with a candle lit LF......and when he's better, send him round to the 'Cat.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Giac
Date: 25 Apr 03 - 07:53 PM

You've got all the positive vibes I can muster, coming his way from the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee. I'll also light a candle, and good wishes to you and his other friends as well.

Mary


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Jerry Rasmussen
Date: 25 Apr 03 - 07:57 PM

Sending 'em off right away, Lead. Prayers, that is.... from me and Ruth.

Jerry


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: wysiwyg
Date: 25 Apr 03 - 08:09 PM

Yup. If you'd like this sent out the prayer chain, please PM Tinker who is minding it for me for a bit.

~Susan


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Jeanie
Date: 25 Apr 03 - 08:36 PM

Love and all good wishes zooooooooming on their way....

- jeanie


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Dead Horse
Date: 26 Apr 03 - 01:56 PM

I heard the man once, and agree he is S**tHot at playing & singing.
Send him all our best wishes and tell him to git back where he belongs, damn quick. (but to take it eeeeeasy)


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Bobert
Date: 26 Apr 03 - 03:26 PM

Good as done, Lead.

Bobert


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: katlaughing
Date: 26 Apr 03 - 06:55 PM

Good thoughts and thanksgivings for a positive outcome being sent his way from here, too. Please keep us posted as you are able.

kat & Rog


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Mudlark
Date: 26 Apr 03 - 07:08 PM

Good vibes winging their way, to both of you.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Morticia
Date: 26 Apr 03 - 07:14 PM

you got 'em,Terry....this place has been known to work minor miracles on several occasions


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Leadfingers
Date: 26 Apr 03 - 09:55 PM

I will print this out and give a copy to Steve. Thank you all.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Hollowfox
Date: 27 Apr 03 - 12:17 AM

I just saw this, so as soon as I post, I'll light up one of my genuine purebred &^%$-reduction candles for him, right here in the wilds of Ohio.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Leadfingers
Date: 27 Apr 03 - 06:17 PM

Steve is still in intensive care and has a copy of this thread as of
this morning.Keep the Good thoughts going for a while please.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Walking Eagle
Date: 27 Apr 03 - 06:25 PM

This ol' Cherokee is sending him a bodacious O'sda U'tugi! Go with Good Hope! From Southeastern Pennsylvania, USA.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: gnu
Date: 27 Apr 03 - 07:07 PM

Thoughts and prayers.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Alba
Date: 27 Apr 03 - 08:14 PM

A candle has been lit and Positive Energy and Thoughts for Recovery coming your way.
From the Backwoods of Maine.
A


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Apr 03 - 06:41 AM

give the old devil my thoughts! Hope he has a speedy recovery.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: jeffp
Date: 28 Apr 03 - 08:03 AM

Prayers from here as well.

jeffp


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Steve Benbows protege
Date: 28 Apr 03 - 05:43 PM

Can we keep this thread going please. Steve is someone dear to me and it is a shame to see him in a bad way.
Terry my whole clan is praying for him and Sandy.
    Pete.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 28 Apr 03 - 07:21 PM

In my prayers

Nigel


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: katlaughing
Date: 28 Apr 03 - 07:25 PM

I love his name; it sounds like something out of Tolkien. Wasn't there an "Admiral Benbows" character in some classic?

Lots of good vibes and thanks-givings still coming their way. Take a deep breath, Pete, and know that there is lots of support coming your way and to Steve, also.

kat


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: GUEST,steve benbows protege
Date: 29 Apr 03 - 02:45 AM

Thanks guys. This means alot to us all who know and work with Steve and Sandy.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: GUEST,dave
Date: 30 Apr 03 - 02:58 AM

Please pass on my good vibes to steve.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please
From: GUEST,MCP
Date: 30 Apr 03 - 05:52 PM

Terry or Pete, please pass on my best wishes for a speedy recovery to Steve if you see him.

(His name in the thread title here might be useful too!).

Mick


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Gareth
Date: 30 Apr 03 - 07:00 PM

Prayers and best wishes - May Steve survive to sink another pint of so of Fullers.

Gareth


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: SINSULL
Date: 30 Apr 03 - 07:03 PM

"Twas Reuben and Benbow
Fought the French, fought the French.
Twas Reuben and Benbow fought the French.
Oh the ship rocked up and down
While the bullets whizzing 'round
And the enemy falling down.
There they lay; there they lay"

Definitely an Admiral...of the one legged variety. Steve will need both of his to walk out of the hospital.

Candle and a prayer from Southern Maine.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: katlaughing
Date: 30 Apr 03 - 07:17 PM

Thanks, Sins.

More good thoughts and thanks-givings coming his way.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 30 Apr 03 - 07:20 PM

One-legged? No way - two stumps, and undefeated.

Brave Benbow

Brave Benbow lost his legs by chain shot
By chain shot,
Brave Benbow lost his legs by chain shot.
Brave Benbow lost his legs
And all on his stumps he begs
Fight on, my English lads
'Tis our lot, 'tis our lot.


A good namesake to have.

I well remember a great version of Jack Hall Steve recorded, with pretty well the same tunme as Admirall Benbow. Unlike Sam Hall, it's not bitter, just defiant. With a verse I've not heard other people sing generally:

I saw Molly in the crowd, in the crowd,
I saw Molly in the crowd, in the crowd,
I saw Molly in the crowd, and I hollered out, right light
Now Molly, ain't you proud, ain't you proud,
Now Molly, ain't you proud, ain't you proud.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 30 Apr 03 - 07:22 PM

Slight (light) error there. It shopuld be:

I saw Molly in the crowd, in the crowd,
I saw Molly in the crowd, in the crowd,
I saw Molly in the crowd, and I hollered right out loud
"Now Molly, ain't you proud, ain't you proud,
Now Molly, ain't you proud, ain't you proud."


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Nancy King
Date: 30 Apr 03 - 08:08 PM

Steve recorded "Admiral Benbow" years ago on his album of the same name. It's a terrific album, and I've been an ardent Benbow fan since I first heard it in 1963 or thereabouts.

Many good wishes for a speedy recovery, Steve!

Nancy


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: GUEST,steve's protege(at work)
Date: 01 May 03 - 03:03 AM

Thanks guys! I will be seeing Sandy soon and I will pass everything on to her.
Cheers.
Pete


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Roger the Skiffler
Date: 01 May 03 - 03:25 AM

Good wishes from me too, a veteran lsitener to all those BBC Sat morning programmes in the 50's &'60s (Saturday Club/Skiffle Club/Guitar Club).
RtS


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: katlaughing
Date: 01 May 03 - 03:53 AM

Thanks for song info, everyone. I knew I'd heard that somewhere before!


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: My guru always said
Date: 01 May 03 - 05:39 AM

Positive thoughts from me too - hoping Steve's on the mend now!


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: GUEST,Zany Mouse
Date: 01 May 03 - 06:04 AM

Give Steve my love and all the positive thoughts I can muster. He must be sorely missed at the Brewery Tap.

Get well soon, Steve.

Love

Rhiannon


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: catspaw49
Date: 01 May 03 - 06:30 AM

Well my thoughts are certainly still with him! I'd hope he is out of ICU by now. Having had 3 heart surgeries I know there are levels of stepdown units and I hope Steve is on the way back to a good recovery. My candle is burning and my best thoughts are going his way.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Parkes
Date: 01 May 03 - 06:33 AM

Just seen this thread. Like Roger, I remember Steve well from those Saturday mornings. Spike Milligan once said, "That was Steve Benbow. They tell me he's a folk singer. I wonder what he does for a living?"

Give him my best wishes too -- he's largely responsible for my following in his footsteps! I'll sing Admiral B tonight fo him at Bedford, and pass on the news.

It's not mentioned in the song, BTW, but Admiral B survived his op long enough to get back to port and hang the captains who "turned tail/In a fright", so there's a good precedent!

Steve


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Bugsy
Date: 01 May 03 - 06:44 AM

I've had 6 heart procedures over the last 7 years Steve, believe me, they get easier as you go.


Hang in there buddy.


Cheers


Bugsy

(an old fan from the days of the Lyons Den Folk Club in Stevenage in the early 60's)


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Lanfranc
Date: 01 May 03 - 07:16 AM

May he make a full and complete recovery.

Alan


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Seamus Kennedy
Date: 01 May 03 - 03:27 PM

Best wishes for a full and speedy recovery.

Seamus


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 01 May 03 - 03:34 PM

Yes from an old Swan and Sugarloaf habituee, very best wishes Steve.

John "Jock" MacKenzie

AKA... Giok


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: RolyH
Date: 01 May 03 - 03:47 PM

Best wishes to the bloke who first attracted my attention to folk music.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Tig
Date: 01 May 03 - 05:44 PM

Just caught up with this thread.

Lots of love and healing hugs Steve. I know how much the 'Cats helped Badger with them a few weeks ago!

Take it one day at a time and remember - we are all here and rooting for you.

Tig xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: GUEST
Date: 02 May 03 - 03:31 AM

refresh


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: RoyH (Burl)
Date: 02 May 03 - 06:34 AM

Thoughts and prayers from Mrs Burl and me. We used to listen to Steve on Radio Luxembourg.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Parkes
Date: 02 May 03 - 10:29 AM

And good vibes from Bedford Folk Music Club from last night.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Benbows protege
Date: 02 May 03 - 01:20 PM

Thanks guys for all the positive comments I am going to take this up to Sandy.


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