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Monday, 29 July 2013

REMEMBERING MICK FARREN

We are all reeling from the news here, and by the way that the news has proliferated across the internet, so are a lot of other people. However, sadly, much of the information given in these stories is just untrue. It wasn't a 'new' lineup of the band (I suppose Andy is a 'new boy' only having been in the band since the mid 1970s) and it wasn't a rare public performance. Journalists huh?


Mick Farren Dies After Collapsing On Stage In London
Ultimate Classic Rock
Mick Farren, lead singer for the Deviants, collapsed on stage last night (July 27) in London. He passed away shortly thereafter. According to his Facebook page, Farren was making a rare live appearance with a new lineup of the Deviants for the Atomic ...

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Passings: Mick Farren of the Deviants (1943 - 2013)
VVN Music
Mick Farren, founder of early punk band the Deviants and prolific writer, collapsed on stage during the band's set at the Atomic Sunshine Festival in London and has died. He was 69. Word first broke in a thread on Farren's Facebook page when David ...
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Mick Farren 1943 - 2013
Uncut.co.uk
According to reports, he collapsed on stage at London's Borderline last night [July 27] while playing with his band The Deviants. Farren was a man of many disciplines. A key writer (and, briefly, editor) of the International Times, he also wrote for ...
See all stories on this topic »VVN Music: Passings: Mick Farren of the Deviants (1943 - 2013)
Mick Farren, founder of early punk band the Deviants and prolific writer, collapsed on stage during the band's set at the Atomic Sunshine Festival in London and ...
www.vintagevinylnews.com/.../passings-mick-farren-of-devia...RIP: Mick Farren - SF Signal

Author, journalist and singer Mick Farren collapsed on stage during a performance last night and died shortly thereafter. Farren was known to science fiction fans ...
www.sfsignal.com/archives/2013/07/rip-mick-farren/Mick Farren 1943 - 2013 - Uncut.co.uk

Mick Farren
, author, counterculture radical and singer, has died aged 69. According to reports, he collapsed on stage at London's Borderline last night [ July 27] ...
www.uncut.co.uk/mick-farren-1943-2013-newsMICK FARREN HAS DIED | Ian Bone

MICK FARREN
 HAS DIED. Sad news that Mick Farren has died after collapsing on stage at the Borderline on July 27th. via Sonja Kristina. About these ads ...
ianbone.wordpress.com/2013/07/28/mick-farren-has-died/SF Site News » Obituary: Mick Farren - The SF Site

Author and musician Mick Farren (b.1943) collapsed onstage during a performance on July 27 and later died. Farren performed with The Deviants in the 1960s ...
www.sfsite.com/news/2013/07/28/obituary-mick-farren/

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