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Saturday, June 22, 2013



RIP - Alistair (William Mysterious) Donaldson

Haven't been able to find out what happened. Had been trying to get a hold of him recently to sign a printers proof of the US CD longbox. The idea was to auction it for charity or something. Needless to say that didn't happen. A damn shame. His passing of course, not the fact I didn't reach him.

Prone to bouts of crazy behaviour by all accounts, my memory of him was as a gentle, quiet guy and a great player that influenced folks like Jim Sangster and J. Mascis. If I can find an obit then I'll link it.



Comments:
http://www.scotsman.com/the-scotsman/obituaries/obituary-alastair-ali-donaldson-musician-1-2974634
 
http://www.jockrock.org/news/rip-william-mysterious/

we dedicated a few tunes to him at the fritz van helsing memorial the other week, as did tv21.
 
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