Phil Nee

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Remembering David Cassidy

I was sad to learn of the death of David Cassidy this week at the age of sixty-seven.  The  Partridge Family television show was one of my favorites from the early seventies.  As a 'wee-Nee' , I always wanted David to be my older brother.  He had a respectable voice and the records that were released as the family or his solo singles were all pretty good.  The show was written for David to poke fun at himself.  In the story line, he was the lead singer of his families band, however, he had to work hard to get dates and his sister Laurie (Susan Dey) usually would see through his shallowness and point it out.  I thought David did a good job with his comedy acting.  Nearly twenty years have passed since I had the chance to do an interview over the phone with the former teen star.  He was very nice to me and we talked longer than his p.r. people had told me he could spare.  I have read stories from the last ten years in which he may not have been as nice to everyone.  It would have been very disappointing if he would have not treated me well that day, since I had always been a fan.   On Saturday nights' edition of Those Were The Days, I will spin a few David Cassidy tunes.  The Beatles 'White Album'  was released November twenty-fifth 1968.  We will play a few choice cuts from that two album set during this weekends WRCO FM 100.9 program.  Of all the Beatles albums, it may not be my favorite by the group.  It does, however, have some great songs.  We get many requests each year on Saturday night for songs from that set including:  Birthday,  Back In The U.S.S.R.,  Ob-La-Di,  Ob-La-Da,  and While My Guitar Gently Weeps.  I will be in the studio Saturday night to take your requests and play trivia between six and Midnight.   Happy Thanksgiving!

Phil Nee

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