Musician collapses during concert finale and dies

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  1. BetteDavisEyes

    BetteDavisEyes All the boys think she's a spy...

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    Musician collapses during birthday concert finale and dies

    By JACOB JORDAN and JEFF MARTIN, AP / 5:54 pm ET Tue May 02, 2017

    ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts.

    Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-year-old man lay motionless at his feet, his arm draped over a speaker.

    For several more minutes, dozens of musicians — including John Popper of Blues Traveler, Warren Haynes of The Allman Brothers Band and John Bell of Widespread Panic — jammed away to one of Hampton's favorite songs "Turn On Your Love Light." The fans danced and the musicians smiled as they waited for him to get up.

    But Col. Bruce never did...
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    I mean. Daaaaaaaaamn.

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