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Old 08-31-2017, 08:58 PM
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Default Lighthouse drummer dead at 74

Skip Prokop..RIP...One fine morning it wont be.
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Old 09-01-2017, 07:15 AM
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NO ONE, knows who this is?
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Old 09-01-2017, 08:05 AM
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Sorry man, I had to look him up! Apparently he was the drummer with the Paupers - who were a big influence on Geddy and Alex. I apologize for us Americans - we're not hip to our own music scene - let alone one in another country ;)
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Old 09-01-2017, 08:25 AM
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Thank you for that response, its very kind..There are a few folks on this site that seem to know everything about everything. I figured they would have paid their respects to a famous , even though he is a Canadian fellow brother drummer...by now

This is not my kind of forum, sorry but I'm leaving...regrds,
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Old 09-01-2017, 10:21 PM
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Default Re: Lighthouse drummer dead at 74

Leaving cuz we didnt know the guy, c'mon man....cut us some slack
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Old 09-02-2017, 01:12 AM
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Leaving cuz we didnt know the guy, c'mon man....cut us some slack
That is curious. Maybe the deceased is a household name in Canada?
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Old 09-02-2017, 01:17 AM
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Default Re: Lighthouse drummer dead at 74

Lighthouse was Canada's "Chicago Transit Authority" and "Blood Sweat & Tears". My Junior High School teacher played trumpet with them for a while.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxLY8ajMfBU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvVN_KRriTM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8IcW5TtP0E
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Old 09-02-2017, 01:18 AM
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That is curious. Maybe the deceased is a household name in Canada?
Correct. Every musician in Canada knew who the guys in Lighthouse were.
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Old 09-02-2017, 01:44 AM
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This is not my kind of forum, sorry but I'm leaving...regrds,
This HAS to be some kind of Canadian humor ay?
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Old 09-02-2017, 02:02 AM
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That is curious. Maybe the deceased is a household name in Canada?
The band Lighthouse is known by most Canadians who lived through the 70s for two AM radio hits. The name of its drummer/singer is not really known by most/many Canadians. I had to look him up and I'm pretty encyclopedic about 70's music.

Perhaps sonormapex maybe has a special place in his heart for the band, or is tired of us all. RIP all the same.
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Old 09-02-2017, 06:58 PM
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RIP Skip. You shaped part of who I am as a drummer.

For folks unfamiliar with Lighthouse, I highly recommend starting here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cjh5gJhzntw
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