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Jim Capaldi Remembered

28 Jan 2012

Jim Capaldi Remembered

Today, 28th January 2012, marks the anniversary of the passing of Jim Capaldi. Seven years after his death the Traffic co-founder, drummer and lyricist's songs and legacy continue to live on.

'Some ten years ago I encouraged Jim to gather all his favourite lyrics together into a book. He had started selecting songs and writing notes to go with them and had asked his friend Robert Plant to write a foreword but, sadly, in 2005 he ran out of time to finish. One of his last wishes was for me to complete what he had started and I promised him I would.' - Aninha Capaldi

Genesis and Aninha Capaldi are honoured to be making Jim Capaldi's vision a reality. Upcoming release MR FANTASY will showcase Jim's beautiful lyrics and include contributions by family and friends, including Tom Petty, Pete Townshend and Dave Mason, by whom he is forever missed.

To read more about this book, click here.

 



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