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Robert Stigwood - RIP

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Probably totally unheard of to current generations he was arguably much more significant to UK (and indeed World) popular culture than the celebrated Brian Epstein, had a much longer run, and covered a far "broader range".  He was also a bit of a character, of the sort that would have been highly un-PC these grey days.

 

Telstar: The Joe Meek Story was shown on TV over the holiday period, so he was already on my mind when the sad news broke.

 

Obituary: http://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/631827/Robert-Stigwood-Bee-Gees-John-Travolta-Grease

 

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GGG wrote:  "He was also a bit of a character, of the sort that would have been highly un-PC these grey days."  I'm suprised he was never hunted down by the Jimmy Savile Squad, led by the Nonce Finder General Tom Watson and his able Lieutenant Simon Christopher Danczuk (I wonder what happened to him!!!).

 

I agree with your comments about his leading role in the culture of Blighty and beyond.  Yep, they're dropping like flies!

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