Any news on Magic Slim's health?

Tom Hyslop rockmrtom@CHARTER.NET
Fri Feb 22 11:52:44 EST 2013


AMEN, Ron. The nitpicking communications from Slim's handlers were inexplicable, certainly unwarranted, and niggling. I can't imagine the family welcomed that sort of confusion while they, Slim's friends, and his fans were trying to make their peace and pay their respects.

tom



On Feb 22, 2013, at 9:28 AM, Ron Weinstock wrote:

> Well blame Slim's son Shawn who posted on Facebook about his father's death,
> the family having made the decision to take him off life support as he was
> brain dead. It is so irresponsible to use a fmaily member as source and not
> a publicist.
> 
> On Thu, 21 Feb 2013 08:59:31 -0600, BratGirlmedia <bratgirlbaby63@AOL.COM>
> wrote:
> 
>> NO Jimmy. That story was irresponsibly written and posted last night. The
> author posted that story at the same time slim's fan page was posting that
> he was still breathing... and now theyve posted that he is still alive this
> morning. They do not expect him to recover but say he has not yet passed. I
> sent a post to this list a little while ago about it but maybe it hasn't
> gone through yet?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Amy Brat
>> BratGirlmedia
>> Director of New Media
>> VizzTone label group
>> Ruf Records
>> 708-305-0778
>> www.vizztone.com
>> www.rufrecords.de
>> www.BratGirlMedia.com
>> www.facebook.com/amy.brat
>> www.facebook.com/BratGirlmedia
>> www.twitter.com/BluesBrat
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Feb 21, 2013, at 8:46 AM, Jimmy Jacobs <jacobslawoffice@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>> 
>>> And I found this just a moment ago.  Great loss.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> http://journalstar.com/entertainment/music/morris-magic-slim-holt-lincoln-bl
>>> uesman-dies-at/article_22ee1a0f-69a4-558c-9b7c-48048cfce142.html
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> From: Deb Lubin [mailto:deblubin@sbcglobal.net]
>>> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 8:40 AM
>>> To: Jimmy Jacobs; BLUES-L@LISTSERV.NETHELPS.COM
>>> Subject: Re: Any news on Magic Slim's health?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> He passed at 1am this morning in Philadelphia.  Michael Blakemore texted me
>>> that reliable information.  Very sad.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> _____
>>> 
>>> From: Jimmy Jacobs <jacobslawoffice@GMAIL.COM>
>>> To: BLUES-L@LISTSERV.NETHELPS.COM
>>> Sent: Thu, February 21, 2013 6:34:03 AM
>>> Subject: Re: Any news on Magic Slim's health?
>>> 
>>> Following a flurry of messages on FaceBook last night that he had passed,
>>> this message was posted on his official FB page:
>>> 
>>> "As of 9:50 tonight Magic Slim is still breathing. We will post otherwise
>>> when that time comes. Thank you."
>>> 
>>> Nothing further since then.
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Blues Music List [mailto:BLUES-L@LISTSERV.NETHELPS.COM] On Behalf Of
>>> Fernando Toral
>>> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 8:18 AM
>>> To: BLUES-L@LISTSERV.NETHELPS.COM
>>> Subject: Any news on Magic Slim's health?
>>> 
>>> I heard Morris Holt (Magic Slim) is in hospital dealing with some bad health
>>> issues. Anybody has news about this? Thanks a lot.
>>> 
>>> Fernando Toral
>>> Buenos Aires, Argentina
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