Chuck Rainey is in hospital tonight.

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by svtb15, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. svtb15

    svtb15 Commercial User

    Mar 22, 2004
    Austin,TX - McKinney,TX - NY,NY, - Nashville,TN
    I play it all. Whatever works for the gig
    Just got a call from a friend in Fort Worth that Chuck Rainey is in the hospital who suffered a stroke last night in Bedford Tx, and is in ICU .Prayers go out to him and a hopeful speedy recovery.
  2. mindwell

    mindwell Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2006
    Wichita, KS
    Acoustic USA endorser
    Very bad news. Prayers and best wishes to Mr. Rainey.
  3. pierreganseman


    Aug 23, 2008
    woa... ***********......
  4. randysmojo


    Jan 14, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Prayers go out for him. I hope he is ok!
  5. bottomzone


    Oct 21, 2005
    My thoughts and prayers go out to Chuck and his family.
  6. GypsyMan


    Jun 30, 2011
    I'll pray sincerely tonight.
  7. Freddels

    Freddels Musical Anarchist Supporting Member

    Apr 7, 2005
    Sutton, MA
    This is sad. He's such a nice human being. Speedy recovery to Chuck.
  8. Chuck is one of my inspirations. His bass playing on Steely Dan's "Aja" is a high point in bass guitar history IMO. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
  9. Roy Vogt

    Roy Vogt Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2000
    Endorsing Artist: Kiesel, Carvin, Accuracy, Hotwire, Conklin Basses, DNA, Eden
    Prayin' for Chuck....
  10. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    I think Mr. Rainey is 70 or 71, but he always has looked quite vigorous to me. I pray that he has the strength to recover and play because I fear that not being able to play would be very, very hard on a man of his ability.
  11. Word up, Doc.

    I wish him well.

    God bless.
  12. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Big Dogs Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
    Praying for Chuck's quick recovery. He is not only a great bass player and great musician, he is also a wonderful human being.
  13. steven1068


    Oct 26, 2011
    Will be praying for him
  14. avvie

    avvie Supporting Member

    Oct 12, 2010
    Maui, HI
    Dusting off my "Peg" chops in his honor.
  15. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN"

    Oct 11, 2009
    get well soon, Chuck!!! :bassist:
  16. Fretless1!


    Feb 19, 2007
  17. Rosebud


    Jan 3, 2007
  18. Epidrake


    May 24, 2011
    Prayers said. May God Bless him.
  19. Amen to that, Doc. Prayers sent for a speedy recovery.
  20. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Definitely one of my favourites...1st time I ever heard Rainey was on Joe Walsh's Barnstorm album (an album I got for Xmas, 1973).

    Prayers for Chuck & his family.