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Val Doonican dies...

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Topmansmithy, Jul 2, 2015.

  1. Topmansmithy

    Topmansmithy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Very sad news - so many memories - sat night tv - his wooly jumpers and rocking chair - i remember his funny songs- paddy mcginty's goat, delaney's donkey etc - met him once- lovely man.- He was 88

    One of the first records i had was by him - Walk Tall

    RIP
     
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    #1 Topmansmithy, Jul 2, 2015 at 11:49 AM
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  2. Croc

    Croc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Another of my birthday twins gone.

    And another bit of youthful memories.
     
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    Tracieo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh do I remember those Saturday evenings - what good memories they are
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Remember my parents watching Val, sad news :(
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    That's sad news, my mum liked him very much and I am so pleased he was as nice as he looked.
     
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    ichael1960 Type 2 · Member

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    A great performer and so magnanimous, he will be sadly missed by so many. I have a rocking chair and it is all because of him. Thanks for the memories Val, RIP.
     
  7. chris lowe

    chris lowe · Guest

    But have you got the jumpers?:)
     
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  8. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    He was loved by so many in his day ....
    The good old days ....
     
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    zand Type 2 · Master

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    I saw him in a show on holiday when I was about 12. Unfortunately we had front row seats. :rolleyes: I was sitting next to a little boy and Val winked at me and said "I see you brought your boyfriend with you" I was so embarrassed I just wanted to run and hide.
     
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    ichael1960 Type 2 · Member

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    Unfortunately no jumpers I'm afraid.
     
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