tip of the hat to late Canadian rocker Jerry Doucette

sandlapper

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Until earlier this evening, I don't think I'd ever become familiar w/ the late Jerry Doucette --- and I'm most certainly of his generation.
Was streaming a 2015 movie "The Steps" when one of the soundtrack songs ("Mama Let Him Play") flat out grabbed me.

I did a search and found it was written and performed by Canadian Jerry Doucette and his band Doucette. Seems it was a hit on Canadian charts about 1977. No sooner than I "discover" a great tune, I learned Jerry Doucette passed away earlier this year April 2022 --- dang it! May our Lord always Bless and Keep Jerry +



 

Da-bigguy

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Darn, I remember listening to that song a ways back! Sorry to hear about his passing. I'm going to listen to it right now.
 

biker

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Still gets lots of air time at least on Canadian stations. Even on Sirius XM. My dad wasnt a rock guy (cbc talk radio only or Johnny Cash 8 track on road trips), but when that song came out, he cranked it.
 




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