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KENNY KRUPNICK


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Post  Posted 5 Feb 2018 6:39 pm    
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I found out momments ago, Stu Basore has passed away. Shocked Sad
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Franklin


Post  Posted 5 Feb 2018 9:51 pm    
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Stu was a great player and a friend to everyone who met him. So sad! Love to Marsha and his family.
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scott murray


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Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 12:44 am    
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very sad news I was not expecting.

love every note I heard him play.

in addition to the Nashville community, this is a huge loss for fans of the band Ween who Stu toured and recorded with in the late 90s. he's a legend among the Ween fanbase and rightfully so.

one of the absolute best. God bless you Stu
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Paul King


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Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 2:10 am    
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We have lost another great one. Prayers for his family during this most difficult time.
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Hook Moore


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Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 2:29 am    
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Such a nice guy and great player, my condolences.
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Shorty Smith


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Columbus, Georgia, USA
Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 4:10 am    
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Stu, great person and super Steel picker, He will surely be missed by the World Steel Guitar Family, RIP Stu, Condelence to the Family, Shorty.
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Mike Neer


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NJ
Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 4:29 am    
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RIP Stu.
I only knew him through his recordings, but he was a great musician.
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Jack Stoner


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Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 5:31 am    
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Another of the "old line" steeler's gone. Condolences to the family.
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Walter Stettner


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Vienna, Austria
Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 7:09 am    
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Sad news indeed. We have lost a great player. My condolences to the family.

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Jimmy Campbell


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Fayette, Alabama.
Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 8:31 am    
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RIP Stu, sympathy to his Family and friends.
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robert kramer


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Nashville TN
Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 5:14 pm    
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One of the greats and a very funny man! I remember Stu playing "Curtain Call" on a black Emmons on the Porter Wagoner Show. Here's Stu on a Lonnie Mack cut:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdzSxOlBXn8
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Nick Reed


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Russellville, KY USA
Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 6:18 pm    
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So sorry to hear about Stu . . . . RIP ole friend

Here's Stu's classic turnaround from the early days
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKleTa94dC8
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Tommy White


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Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 6:51 pm    
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Stu meant and still means so much to me as a person and steel player.
Stu welcomed me into the Nashville fold so many years ago. So gracious,sincere and genuine! Stu was one of my first sub calls for any TNN television show I did in that era.
Stu played so good behind any artist he was hired by.
God bless Stu Basore and his family. Rest In Peace my dear friend. You will always be remembered as one of the best in pedal steel guitar!
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Tommy Shown


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Denham Springs, La.
Post  Posted 6 Feb 2018 7:38 pm    
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I remember watching Stu on the late 70's on the Porter Wagoner Show. Such a talented musician, who has been called to play in the Angel's Band at God's throne.
I remember seeing Stu do the videos with Jim Vest and Tommy White, and the late Don Helms. It was so cool to see that many years of talent on one set.
RIP Stu
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Joe Casey


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Post  Posted 7 Feb 2018 5:36 am    
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https://youtu.be/wMww5NP_iNs Here is some of Jims show Legends of steel w/Stu. https://youtu.be/wFDzDvckVx4 R.I.P Stu.

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Mike Brown


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Meridian, Mississippi USA
Post  Posted 7 Feb 2018 6:32 am     Stu Basore
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He was a fun guy to be around and I'm glad that I had the honor to meet him. RIP Stu.
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Robert Rogers


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Manchester,TN
Post  Posted 7 Feb 2018 10:09 am    
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This is really sad news.He was always a really good friend to me and always treated me like I was somebody. I Always enjoyed hearing him play. Our Lord and savior blessed him with such a wonderful talent and such a great soul. Rest in peace my wonderful friend.
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Jerry Overstreet


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Louisville Ky
Post  Posted 7 Feb 2018 8:14 pm    
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I'm honored to have met Stu and have heard him play many times. One of my favorites was him and the late Boogie Sherrard doing Jammin' With Jimmy.

I'm saddened by his illness and passing. Peace and comfort to the family. Stu left his mark here, will always be appreciated and never forgotten.
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Tony Smart


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Harlow. Essex. England
Post  Posted 8 Feb 2018 1:58 am    
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Sad news about Stu. I really liked his playing.
One of my favourite older L.P's was "Lonesome Sad And Blue" by Kitty Wells with Stu on steel.
Some tracks are on YouTube. Worth a listen as it displays Stu's stylised playing.
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Godfrey Arthur


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Post  Posted 9 Feb 2018 8:44 am    
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Godspeed Stu.






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Tommy White


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Nashville
Post  Posted 9 Feb 2018 7:06 pm    
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Godfrey, Thank you for posting pics of Stu!
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Jeffery Self


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Spring City,Tennessee, USA
Post  Posted 10 Feb 2018 1:26 pm    
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Post  Posted 10 Feb 2018 1:27 pm    
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Buddy Elkin


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Henderson, KY, USA
Post  Posted 10 Feb 2018 5:24 pm    
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First time meeting and hearing Stu was in the mid 70's. He was playing in the house band at Holiday Inn on Trinity Lane. He was playing "My Window Faces The South". We've been friends and I've loved his playing ever since. RIP Stu!
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Jim Keith


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Anna Texas, USA
Post  Posted 19 Mar 2018 10:23 am     RIP Stu
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Sorry to hear of his passing. Blessings to his family and he was a joy to be around.
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