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Celebrity adieu in 2022

This is my tribute to those talents lost in 2022

Her majesty - Queen Elizabeth Two,

Bill Turnbull - BBC breakfast news.

Taylor Hawkins - drummer with the Foo’s,

Barry Cryer - I'm sorry I haven’t got a clue.

Deborah James -You, me, and the big C,

Olivia Newton-John -“look at me I’m Sandra Dee”.

Maxi Jazz - We become one,

June Brown - Eastenders as Dot Cotton.

Gary Brooker - A whiter shade of pale,

Meat Loaf and his Bat out of hell.

Shane Warne - cricketing rockstar,

Vangelis and his Chariots of fire.

William Hurt in The big chill,

Darius Danesh - winner of Pop idol.

Jordan Mooney -The Queen of punk,

Sydney Poiter in To sir with love.

Dennis Waterman - Terry in Minder,

Jerry Lee Lewis and his Great balls of fire.

Andy Fletcher - in Depeche Mode,

Dame Angela Lansbury and Murder she wrote.

Bernard Cribbins in The Railway children,

Lester Piggot - tax evasion.

Nichelle Nichols - Lieutenant Uhura,

Mikhail Gorbachev former Premier of Russia.

Robbie Coltrane in Harry Potter,

Tom Parker - singer in the boy band The Wanted.

Christine McVie and her Little Lies,

Ruth Madoc says “hi de hi”.

Pele was a football legend ,

Bamber Gascoigne on University Challenge.

James Caan in Godfather and Misery,

Terry Hall, Ghost Town in Fun Boy Three.

Ivana Trump - “don’t get mad , get everything !”

Leslie Philips - “well hell-o and ding dong”.

Pope Benedict XVI- a pontiff resigned,

Vivienne Westwood - punk fashion designs.

Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise,

Ray Liotta - Goodfella’s drugs and vice.

Issey Miyake and turtle necks,

Irene Cara and Flash Dance.

Kirsty Alley- Look who’s talking two,

Thierry Mugler’s Alien perfume.

All achievers in their own way,

In the blink of an eye all gone away…..

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Debbie Dalton
Debbie Dalton
Feb 10, 2023

So many, makes you think


Alison Blevins
Alison Blevins
Feb 09, 2023

What a list. Thank you for honouring them all, so many memories wrapped up infall those names.

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