Gail Collins, lyricist who killed Mountain bassist husband & penned for Cream, dead

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    Gail Collins, infamous lyricist who killed husband Felix Pappalardi, found dead in Mexican village. (New York Daily News)
    more, with pictures, at the link

    Collins got writing credits on a vast series of '60-'70s lyrics, including
    Mountain's seminal "Nantucket Sleighride (For Owen Coffin'):

    http://www.discogs.com/artist/272143-Gail-Collins?subtype=Writing-Arrangement&type=Credits&page=2

    A pair of NY Post short articles written on the evening she was given her short sentence for being found guilty of criminally negligent homicide.
     
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    Cream and Mountain! Oh the music of my youth.
    RIP Ms. Collins.
     
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ufdx5EwVdro"]cream - Cream Strange Brew - Disraeli Gears - YouTube[/ame]
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrPtgxFV9mY"]Nantucket Sleighride - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    THANK you!!! ;)
     
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    Very interesting, wish I found this thread sooner, wondering if any way this tragic case could be connected to a missing member of E.Clapton's road crew, last heard from in 1983 ???......

    [ame="http://www.websleuths.com/forums/showthread.php?t=225690"]CA CA - Lance Emerson Kunderman, from Ontario working for Eric Clapton - Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community[/ame]
     

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