- Apr 12, 2010
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The thing that is so heartbreaking is that only a few days ago he seemed so hopeful that he could get back to doing what he loved.Ah, geez. I didn't know he was suffering, and I guess all I can say is that I am glad his suffering is over.
I'm a huge fan of their music, too. They were a fantastic band with a unique sound. I'm bummed this morning.
GREETINGS FROM SCOTCH PLAINS NJ!
Hey everybody - it's your old friend and colleague, Pat DiNizio from 'America's Band' the world famous Smithereens!
Happy Saturday to all of you. I hope that you are doing well and are already hard at work enjoying your weekend. I have been getting a lot of gratifying and encouraging emails and Facebook postings from so many of you regarding my health and I want you to know that your interest and concern truly means the world to me. I learned a long time ago that life is a series of constant adjustments and with that in mind, we are doing our very best to deal with current medical issues to get me in shape for our upcoming gigs.
I have been receiving very good care and several physical therapy sessions at home each week here at Hollingsworth House in Scotch Plains (a Victorian farmhouse built in 1885 that I purchased 20 years ago - I am only the 3rd owner of the house!) and rest assured I am receiving the best medical care and attention possible to repair the damage done to my neck and back in my recent falls.
On another note, here is a list of movies I will be watching on Blue Ray and DVD this weekend. Let me know if you are a fan of any of these movies and want to post a movie review:
THE YAKUZA, TWO FOR THE SEESAW, THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD, ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, THE OMEGA MAN, THE BIRDS (playing now), MEET JOHN DOE, SCANNERS, DR. STRANGE, THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD, FRENZY, THE 7TH VICTIM and my favorite Michael Caine movie - the 1960s spy thriller THE IPCRESS FILE.
Anyway, hope you are well, talk soon, see you soon.
Love and happiness to you,
He had such a great quality to his vocals.That sucks. I was a big fan and saw them live.
BTW Variety got his age wrong, Pat was 63 not 62, just a few weeks older than me.
This is a must-learn for Smithereens fans: