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March 18, 2008

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Kevin

Mark, thanks for that tribute to Jeff. His music, guitar playing and singing had impact on my dating life as one of my favorite songs I ever sang to my now wife when we first started dating in 1988 was "Angel Eyes" and then "Lost In Your Eyes". I love how he wrote those beautifully poignant lyrics and had a hit album called "See The Light" and he was blind. Great talent and I'm glad to know he was an inspiration for you. Me too. He'll be missed.

rr4jcgomer

Mark,
Just thought I'd share an insight with you.
The impact that Jeff Healey had on you when you saw him in Atlanta is the same impact that YOU have on your fans. I've seen you live a few times, met you in Plymouth, MA with Shawn Lewis, and will always remember YOUR kindness towards your fans. Just don't ever lose that. You can never fully understand the impact your life has on others. Little things DO matter...so thanks for your art and for staying real.
Reg Rose

Melanie

What a beautiful tribute and a great memory.

--Melanie

Derek

I meant "thanks" in a good way, btw.

Derek

Dude, I was there at that show... center stage, wasn't it?

Jeff Healey's first album held an enormous influence on me early on as well. Jeff Healey was the reason the first effect I bought for my first cheap crappy guitar setup was a crybaby wah pedal. I still love to jam on many of the blues riffs from that album.

I didn't even know about the cancer... very, very sad. Thanks for bringing it up.

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