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Re: Sad news...

I think JR was probably the person I sent more blank Cds to than anyone else in 
the world. there was a period of time toward the turn of the century that I was 
just racking shows up from him, and He was more than happy to burn away for me, 
great guy, we talked on the phone only once, but I remember it having been like 
2 old friends rather than a couple of strangers that only had contact via email 
for years. 
Great guy, extremely gracious and eager to share the music, the world lost a 
good one. 

Christopher Leone 
Mobile Signing Solutions, Corp.

 From: James Bonal <bonal71@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "zeppelin@xxxxxxxx" <zeppelin@xxxxxxxx> 
Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2013 3:44 PM
Subject: RE: Sad news...

I remember him when I first joined FBO those many years ago as a frequent 
poster who often generously offered to provide
 CDRs of shows to newbies, etc., back when we had to things that way.  A sad 
loss for the FBO family.

> To: zeppelin@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Sad news...
> From: tytlane@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:55:49 -0400
> For all of the long timers on here, it is with heavy heart that I pass on the 
> news that long time FBO-er and DG-er, and all around funny guy, JR Sroufe, 
> has gone over to play drums with Bonzo.  Other than knowing he had been 
> ailing for years, I was not aware just how dire his situation was. Apparently 
> he was enjoying life to his fullest posting pics of his fishing prowess just 
> up till this past weekend. 
> I guess now I'll never find out just how the hell
 you got my number to work and then proceeded to call and
 berate me telling me you'd punch me so hard you'd knock a lung out cause your 
cell service was so bad. You totally had me. I bet there are others on here 
that can tell stories of JR's highjinks at Zepfests past.
>  I shall also never forget you being one of the first people to burn me a 
>bunch of shows to get my CDr collection going. And the choice of show was 
>nothing short of classic.  Smoking Pig's Burn Like a Candle. And him telling 
>me "I'm doing it a 1X because it's THAT important of a show for you to have."  
>A decade later Jimmy thought so too and gave us HTWWW. I still prefer Burn 
>Like a Candle, and tonight shall go seek out that original cdr and have a 
>Ballantine just for you.
> RIP my friend. You will be missed.