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The Chariots Of Fire Have Burned Out.

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  1. emeraldisle

    emeraldisle Moderator Staff Member I SUPPORT BCDB!

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    Vangelis, the Greek artist whose biggest hit was the Chariots Of Fire theme, has died at age 79.

    In 1982, he took the stirring instrumental to #1 on the Billboard charts. It was the first instrumental to top the charts in the 1980's, with the last one being the Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer.

    RIP, Vangelis. You will be missed. :(
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    He now joins Dennis Rusouss from Aphrodite's Child.

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    Always enjoyed his collaborations with Jon Anderson. He invited Vangelis to join Yes; Vangelis said "No, why don't you join me?"
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    Too bad Vangelis and Rick Wakeman never performed together...maybe they did.

    It's also a shame that Robin Williams and Ray Liotta never were in a film together...the closest they got was Tim Burton's Batman.

    But I'm certain Williams and Liotta may perform on the other side.
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    My most favorite song by Vangelis is his collaboration with Jon Anderson of the band Yes, a song titled "The Friends of Mr. Cairo". The video has plenty of references to gangsters and film noirs, particularly The Maltese Falcon.

    R.I.P. to a wonderful musician.
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    Yes, I have that song. It's hard for me to pick a favorite Jon & Vangelis song, but that one is near the top. FYI: That's Kathleen Turner's favorite song, because of all the Hollywood references.

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