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Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow

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Dave Bryant 12 Jun 03 - 11:15 AM
katlaughing 11 Jun 03 - 06:07 PM
SINSULL 11 Jun 03 - 05:31 PM
Steve Benbows protege 11 Jun 03 - 01:24 PM
Leadfingers 25 May 03 - 06:40 PM
Catherine Jayne 24 May 03 - 11:34 AM
Steve Benbows protege 24 May 03 - 08:40 AM
GUEST 22 May 03 - 02:47 AM
Leadfingers 21 May 03 - 01:27 PM
Steve Benbows protege 20 May 03 - 02:08 PM
Dave Bryant 20 May 03 - 07:14 AM
Alba 20 May 03 - 06:58 AM
stevetheORC 20 May 03 - 04:05 AM
GUEST 20 May 03 - 03:15 AM
Steve Benbows protege 19 May 03 - 02:37 PM
katlaughing 19 May 03 - 12:04 AM
Bugsy 18 May 03 - 11:58 PM
Leadfingers 18 May 03 - 06:49 PM
Ghirotondo 09 May 03 - 09:01 AM
GUEST,steve benbows protege 09 May 03 - 02:55 AM
Dave Bryant 08 May 03 - 08:08 AM
Leadfingers 07 May 03 - 04:14 PM
Hollowfox 07 May 03 - 01:19 PM
catspaw49 06 May 03 - 03:01 PM
Steve Benbows protege 06 May 03 - 02:19 PM
Dave Bryant 06 May 03 - 10:19 AM
Sandra in Sydney 06 May 03 - 09:58 AM
GUEST,steve benbows protege 06 May 03 - 06:44 AM
Dave Bryant 06 May 03 - 06:24 AM
fat B****rd 06 May 03 - 05:41 AM
GUEST,Dave 06 May 03 - 02:31 AM
Nancy King 05 May 03 - 08:03 PM
Steve Benbows protege 05 May 03 - 04:02 PM
catspaw49 03 May 03 - 01:37 PM
Steve Benbows protege 03 May 03 - 10:59 AM
GUEST,Guest Tommy 02 May 03 - 07:44 PM
Steve Benbows protege 02 May 03 - 01:20 PM
Steve Parkes 02 May 03 - 10:29 AM
RoyH (Burl) 02 May 03 - 06:34 AM
GUEST 02 May 03 - 03:31 AM
Tig 01 May 03 - 05:44 PM
RolyH 01 May 03 - 03:47 PM
John MacKenzie 01 May 03 - 03:34 PM
Seamus Kennedy 01 May 03 - 03:27 PM
Lanfranc 01 May 03 - 07:16 AM
Bugsy 01 May 03 - 06:44 AM
Steve Parkes 01 May 03 - 06:33 AM
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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Dave Bryant
Date: 12 Jun 03 - 11:15 AM

Hope that Steve's still doing OK - give him and Sandy my regards. Let me have details of any planned benefit.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: katlaughing
Date: 11 Jun 03 - 06:07 PM

He's still on my list for nightly thanksgivings, too. Glad to hear he is at home. Sins is right, it's a good place to get better.

Thanks for keeping us updated.

kat


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: SINSULL
Date: 11 Jun 03 - 05:31 PM

I sang "Admiral Benbow" at the Press Room last month in his honor. A valiant effort for a valiant man. I have candles burning for him and a few others. At least he is home. It is so much easier to get well at home than in a hospital where they wait for you to fall asleep so that they can stick a needle, roll you down to a test, or ask how you are doing.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Benbows protege
Date: 11 Jun 03 - 01:24 PM

An update. On the 27th Steve went back into hospital with a suspected clot on the lung. He was treated with wolferine straight away which he doesn't react to well. However, after many tests it turned out to be fluid on the lung. Steve was out of hospital on 1st(ish) of june. He is now at home recovering slowly.
Can we still give good thoughts please as we had been doing so well!
    best regards and thanks to you all.
    Pete.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Leadfingers
Date: 25 May 03 - 06:40 PM

Back from the Tap tonight and the word is that Steve IS out of hospital,though i know he wont be singing for a while until the hole
in his throat settles down.I think we might get a few instrumental
evenings in Brentford in a week or so's time.Look out for word of the Benefit evening.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Catherine Jayne
Date: 24 May 03 - 11:34 AM

Great News!!!


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Benbows protege
Date: 24 May 03 - 08:40 AM

Good news all round. Steve is comming out of hospital Sunday. There will be a benifit concert fo him and Sandy,I just have to organise it. Any help will be most appreciated!
best regards and thanks for the support.
   Pete.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: GUEST
Date: 22 May 03 - 02:47 AM

well said Terry!


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Leadfingers
Date: 21 May 03 - 01:27 PM

I wont get any news of Stevetill NEXT weekend by which time I hope we will have news of serious improvements,like planning out the next CD.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Benbows protege
Date: 20 May 03 - 02:08 PM

Well dave he did demand Sandy take him a guitar the other day, so it won't be to long!!!


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Dave Bryant
Date: 20 May 03 - 07:14 AM

Great news - let's hope that it's not too long until he's back singing and playing.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Alba
Date: 20 May 03 - 06:58 AM

Good news. Great to know he is on the mend. Best Wishes.
A:>)


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: stevetheORC
Date: 20 May 03 - 04:05 AM

sending lots of gooooooodddd vibrations as well. Hey that would make a catchy song title, hope all is progressing well.

De Orc n Pushkin


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: GUEST
Date: 20 May 03 - 03:15 AM

Wonderful to hear that!


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Benbows protege
Date: 19 May 03 - 02:37 PM

Yes good news indeed! Sandy was at the tap both Friday and Sunday and her reports were very positive!


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: katlaughing
Date: 19 May 03 - 12:04 AM

That is wonderful to hear. Thanks for updating us!


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Bugsy
Date: 18 May 03 - 11:58 PM

That's great news!


Good luck to him.


Cheers


Bugsy


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Leadfingers
Date: 18 May 03 - 06:49 PM

Latest from Sandy this evening Sunday eighteenth of May Steve is now
out of intensive care and off the respirator and coming along quite
nicely . Thanks to all.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Ghirotondo
Date: 09 May 03 - 09:01 AM

Best wishes from Italy, too.

Ghirotondo


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: GUEST,steve benbows protege
Date: 09 May 03 - 02:55 AM

Terry, Dave, I have had it suggested by various members of "The Tap" that it might not be a good idea due to the Benbows being so feircly independent. I will enquire with Sandy but don't be amazed if the answer is no.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Dave Bryant
Date: 08 May 03 - 08:08 AM

Terry, does that mean that we can be bloody rude to you for a week and you won't be able to do a thing about it ?

Seriously, though - I would think that you's need a venue capable of holding at least 100-150 to make a benefit worthwhile. Does anyone have contacts with the Brentford Art Centre place or any pubs with a large hall/function room ?


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Leadfingers
Date: 07 May 03 - 04:14 PM

If the benefit is going to happen I would like to be involved.The only problem is that I am away on the canals for a week starting Saturday,so will be out of touch Catwise.It was bad enough being
Catless for the Upton weekend,but no Cat for a week is going to be difficult.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Hollowfox
Date: 07 May 03 - 01:19 PM

Good thoughts still coming from the 'fox's den as well. And there's still a candle burning (only when I'm home, though).


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

HEY!! Good on y'all !!!

A great idea and now bring it off! If I were in your part of the world, I'd be there. Great idea!!!!!

I'll just be keeping the candle lit and some good thoughts his way...and I'll hold out a few for you guys getting something organized as well.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Benbows protege
Date: 06 May 03 - 02:19 PM

Dave not shure yet. I was going to see if you had any good suggestions of a venue. I could try the crown in st margarets. I might put the word about, ask leadfingers, talk to Sandy etc. I will keep you updated.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Dave Bryant
Date: 06 May 03 - 10:19 AM

Hi Pete - got any suggestions for a venue ? - I think that it would probably need to be in West London. How many people would you be expecting to accommodate ? To make it worthwhile you really need a reasonable number. Mind you I'm a little chary of organising another benefit do, as the last one (Brixton Bert) was overtaken by events and had to become "a celebration of" (or wake) - mind you it was a great evening and we raised over £330.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 06 May 03 - 09:58 AM

Best wishes from the other side of the world

sandra


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: GUEST,steve benbows protege
Date: 06 May 03 - 06:44 AM

Steve is progressing well. He is now conscious but had to have a tracheotomy to help him breath. So, we are nearly home but there is still along way to go.
Prayers still are appreciated as they have been so far. It is upsetting to see such a good person/musician in a bad way.
   Dave how about we have a benefit gig for him somewhere over this way?
Best regards.
    Pete.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Dave Bryant
Date: 06 May 03 - 06:24 AM

I'm sorry but I've only just caught up with this thread - I don't really think that it should have been in BS.

Pete (protege) had warned me that Steve was going in for the op, but it was being kept a bit on the quiet. Both myself and Linda are sending him all the good vibes that we can. Also please pass on our support to Sandy.

I've known Steve since his "Swan and Sugarloaf (Croydon)" days, and also used to get to some of his sessions with Denny Wright at "The Fox". I can also remember my son (aged about 4) having a ride on one of Steve's donkeys - he's got quite a menagerie.

Please keep us up to date on his condition as much as you can, Pete.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: fat B****rd
Date: 06 May 03 - 05:41 AM

All the best and good luck to you, Mr. B.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: GUEST,Dave
Date: 06 May 03 - 02:31 AM

Thanks for the update protege. Give my thoughts and prayers to Sandy and to Steve and please keep us updated.
Dave


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Nancy King
Date: 05 May 03 - 08:03 PM

Well, starting out in generally fit condition has got to be a good thing.

My thoughts are still with Steve -- we'll be looking for another new recording next year...

Nancy


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Benbows protege
Date: 05 May 03 - 04:02 PM

well, Steve is off of most of the drugs he was on. However, he picked up a lung infection that has meant he has not been brought round for his own safety. So, he is 3/4 of the way out of the woods but no way clear.
The thing that has got to us all is the fact he walked into hospital a well enough man. He is the fittest person I know and at 71 that is an achievement. So it has been upsetting to see this happening.
Thanks for the concern everyone. Keep praying for Steve and everything shall be o.k.
On behalf of Steve's wife Sandy and myself,
    Once again,
      Thank you.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: catspaw49
Date: 03 May 03 - 01:37 PM

Pete, can we get an update on his condition? We don't need to know all the details or anything, but just how things are progressing.....All my best still going his way.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: Steve Benbows protege
Date: 03 May 03 - 10:59 AM

Tommy of course you can be. Steve needs all the prayers he can get and certainly Sandy and I appreciate the support everyone here has shown.
Thank you all for the kind comments.
   Best wishes.
    Pete.


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Subject: RE: Good Vibes Please for Steve Benbow
From: GUEST,Guest Tommy
Date: 02 May 03 - 07:44 PM

Hope i can be included in the "get well" list for Steve Benbow. Like a few others (few?) I have been an admirer of Steve's singing and guitar playing ever since I first bought his old LP "I Travel the World" back in 60s. Hope he is soon well again.

Tommy


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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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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: 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: GUEST
Date: 02 May 03 - 03:31 AM

refresh


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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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