RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

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RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby Mug UK » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:57 pm

Spotted this on an FB post earlier on this evening.

"Dearest friends,

For those of you who don't already know I'm deeply sorry to pass on the news that Ben died very suddenly on Monday morning. We know that it will come as a shock to many of you as it has to us. We are all at home feeling loved and supported, and our thoughts are with all of you who knew, loved, got irritated by and were lucky enough to have a little bit of his magic in your lives.

I'll send out details of what's happening as soon as we have sorted everything out.

If you would like to share any photos or thoughts with us our brilliant friend Debbie has set up bendaglishphotos@gmail.com - we would love to hear from you.

Sarah, Jake, Rhianna and Lottie xxx"

Ben was a prolific composer and all round good guy, regardless of whether your music came from the C64 (where he started) through to the modern remakes that I've seen him play numerous times at various events.

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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby Atarieterno » Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:04 pm

Sad news.
I should like to express my condolences to family and friends of him.
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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby mlynn1974 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:38 pm

Sad news indeed. Deepest sympathy to Ben's family and friends all over the world.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7InCguYyimA
An hour of music:
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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby dma » Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:53 pm

Sad news yes, and the man wasn't old.

The Switchblade synch buzzer solo will always regularly come to my mind.
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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby MiggyMog » Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:34 am

Another lost soul, thanks for the music Ben.
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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby Atari74user » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:30 am

What on earth, sorry to hear this, a charismatic character. Goodbye Ben Daglish!
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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby CiH » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:47 am

Damn....
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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby Greyfox™ » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:30 pm

Very sad news, I hope he's now a rest and showing those upstairs his vast musical talents, RIP. His ST music was some of the very best.
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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby Greenious » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:56 pm

So sad to see another legend leave way to early.

RIP Ben
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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby distantminds » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:22 pm

So very sad news. Rest in Peace Ben.

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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby guythp » Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:08 am

RIP Ben, thoughts are with your friends and family.
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Re: RIP Ben Daglish - Chip & Real Life Musician Extraordinaire!

Postby wongck » Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:19 am

Sad news. RIP.
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