It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Kitchener singer/songwriter Paul MacLeod. He was an accomplished performer in his own right as well as a member of the Skydiggers and Hibakusha.
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Below are a few social media reactions:
I used to watch Paul playing his ass off at the Jazz in Guelph on my free nights and then feeling obligated to go home and pick up a guitar. I always felt that if I just practiced just a little bit more, then maybe someday, just someday I could be half as good a singer and guitarist. He constantly inspired me to be a better musician and I remember always being nervous singing and playing around him, because of how much I looked up to him as a musician. I am still inspired to practice every week because of Paul. I can't believe your not out there on a stage tonight brother...RIP my friend.
More than a few memories of Paul MacLeod being so damned nice to me. So supportive, and not in the obligatory "nice set!" thing musicians do for each other by rote. He was a deeply caring man.
Video above courtesy of Nick Skalkos
Video above courtesy of Norafo's Channel
Links: Skydiggers, More Skydiggers Stories, Video above courtesy of Jennifer Cattin
Blast from the Past: Paul and Others Live at the Boathouse
Links: Paul MacLeod, More Paul MacLeod Stories
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