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1) David Bowie
CAS used this picture from the CAS Gallery and captioned it ‘Ziggy says farewell…’ (or similar): https://cloudappreciationsociety.org/?s=ziggy&g=1
2) Glenn Frey/The Eagles (there is a wide selection in the CAS Gallery):
3) Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister/Motorhead
The pictures from Mike’s post on the CAS Old Forum no longer work. They included cumulus like dry ice from another group Lordi.
If you can post alternative cloud pictures related to the above or other lives, I would be curious.
Do you mean this?
Well, my love of Bowie and of clouds didn’t really intersect. But I thought this cover featured clouds, so a quick Google search (it’s one of the albums I don’t have!) brought up this selection. I thought it looked good repeated in Google:
Maurice White/Earth, Wind and Fire
And why not ice:
P.S. Mike, yes that was it, thank you – ‘H’
Lucy in the sky with…
Not sure why you get the gallery picture not the link, and on testing, the mouse pointer on the picture does not go to the CAS Gallery where I searched ‘Lucy’.
RE: George Martin
N.B. I think we may have a bug in the system since the link back to the CAS Gallery does not seem to work – it would have shown that Lucy does work in the sky. The full text follows (I inserted [Mills]):
‘This rare capture of a Vortex was taken at 16,000 feet above Wellington, New Zealand, from the cockpit of the Auckland Life Flight Air Ambulance, where Lucy [Mills] works as a Flight Nurse. In very unstable air, these vortices can be drawn up by a Cumulonimbus updraft and produce tornadoes.’
Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Fan-fare For the Common Man
For CAS fan = rays:
Peter Maxwell Davis
Composer, including Orkney Wedding Sunrise:
P.S. Also wrote Lullaby for Lucy (an Orkney child I believe).
P.P.S. All these tributes are from the musical world, so far…
I am sure there are purples in the CAS Gallery (there are purples in a current slider picture) but I see no search function. So I offer this from NME (there are more if you google ‘purple’):
International Jazz Day 30APR2016
The media is today (also his birthday) marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. I have not found an appropriate cloud picture (can you?) but this was interesting
aka Manuel, ‘I am from Barcelona’ in the Fawlty Towers TV comedy
But you will have to search ‘Barcelona’ in this Forum to get a picture of Barcelona. If you then click on the picture (04914) in the top left line per usual you only get this link (to the Gallery currently starting with the Supermoon over Neath, S. Wales)
Amazingly he was only in 12 episodes.
Blues pianist, singer, songwriter
A well known song of his is Parchment Farm. I found another farm, ‘Backlit Clouds on ByOak Farm’ it is about the fourth picture down the list:
The blues are looking me into the eyes through the eyes of Jan Fabre, Hygge. Did you use this link by mistake or on purpose? In either way very funny.
I remembered it, Hans, and since it came (via you) from an earlier thread about blue, it struck me as relevant. I usually use this thread as an excuse to post random pictures from the gallery.
Thanks, I like that Hygge. It makes me feel free to use this thread as an excuse to add this link:
In some way also a tribute, although still living.
Famed for inforgraphics and his TED talk. Herewith an infographic found from a CAS. search
Sir Howard Hodgkins, painter.
Chuck Berry, rock and roller
President Obama said Chuck Berry made everyone roll
Robert M. Persig – Philosopher and writer
Author of ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’, An Inquiry into Values. It starts from Minneapolis heading northwest on the old highway, but Denver is the closest CZA I can find
One of his hits was Wichita Lineman and this link has some v.g. images (Wichita, Kansas, and Wichita Falls, Texas)
N.B. Hiccup – if you search Wichita you get the images, but then clicking top left to copy the link is not pasting the correct link…
Thanks for fixing, Gavin.
He turned up on my local radio recently as I think he may for ever. His baritone voice reminded me of CAS Forum contributor Andrew Kirk http://www.network54.com/Forum/385606/search?searchterm=baritone&sort=match
Andrew is CAS’ man in Owens Valley, Ca (land of the Sierra Wave). These are his earliest and latest entries in the CAS Gallery
My thanks to Ian and Gavin for help in finding my way in the CAS Gallery.
In fond remembrance of Cassini – an international exploration.
Ok, got it now. I did see that photo in that TWAN collection and all of those were very beautiful.
And that was a lightening storm there on Saturn, but I digress, not earthly, ok.
Bobbie Gentry (a stage name)
Ode to Billie Joe (q.v.) was on BBC Four two days back. Gentry chose to vanish from the music scene some four decades ago, but here are some ‘Mississippi clouds’ (google it and you get many interesting clouds from other areas too).
EDIT: Well, in fact you only get the interesting clouds…
Well, I searched ‘blueberry’ after his famous ‘Blueberry Hill’. It gave me J Claveau in Art, I know not why; being in Art I noticed this latest one which happened to be within my stamping ground, so… At least it’s fairly blue, though not hilly.
Billy Graham, preacher
Immutable – nevertheless I thought this was suitable
Billy Graham retired to North Carolina, I think. The following on this CAS Forum suggests he made a good choice:
I am very happy to have this new forum. I look forward to taking more pictures and talking with others across the world. Thank you. Lorraine in Asheville, North Carolina, USA. North Carolina’s nickname is “Land of the Sky” because in these mountains, we can see the sky change moment to moment. And we always have clouds!
Swedish artist and producer Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii, has died, aged 28, his spokesperson confirmed on Friday, 20APR2018. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman, this Friday afternoon local time,” said his press representative.
Tomasz Stanko, Polish jazz trumpeter
P.S. I could not resist this from Poland, Ohio, USA:
The first picture is for more than one reason well chosen Hygge. It fits perfectly his abstract notes and lyricism. Very nice tribute!
Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul
Raised in Detroit, her memory will surely roll on
One of his songs Blue Green Grey and Gone:
reminded me of a storm
Andre Previn – polymath musician as BBC Radio 3 Jazz Record Requests said in their tribute: (for jazz fans only)
Two words from that tribute, street and rainbow, led me to these
Resident of Carmel which likes dogs says Wiki
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Father of Bossa Nova – Chega de Saudade 1958
When I heard this on BBC Radio I thought it was a good excuse for a tribute (although Getz died in 1991 and Tributes are normally for those who passed away more recently):
N.B. Alec Jones contributed to the CAS link – twice a frequent contributor to the Forum, twice lost.