RIP Wesley Willis.

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Woodchuck, Aug 22, 2003.

  1. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Wesley Willis passed away last night at the age of 40.
    R.I.P., bro.

    "Rock over London, rock on Chicago. Mazda, it just feels right!"
  2. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
  3. Some of my friends will be disappointed to hear that. They saw him perform at Richards on Richards in Vancouver a while ago and got to headbutt with him.
  4. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz Supporting Member

    Oct 18, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI

  5. Oh, man, that really sucks. I never got to see him perform live. Some of the funniest recorded stuff I have ever heard. He'll be missed.
  6. Stachio

    Stachio Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2002
    I just read about that. I had the luck of witnessing one of his performances in Athens a few months ago. My girlfriend even got a headbutt.
    Lot of love at his shows.
    "Rock and Roll McDonald"
  7. :bawl: :bawl: :bawl:
  8. Phat Ham

    Phat Ham

    Feb 13, 2000
    That sucks. I saw him almost three years ago when he played at a frat here. It was a great show.

    "Rock over London, rock on Chicago. EA Sports: It's in the game."
  9. No..............I never even got to see him live...At first I wished it was some sort of crazy sick joke that someone was playing...


    :( :( :(
  10. Tried logging onto Alternative Tentacles' site:

    "We are currently experiencing extremely heavy traffic due to Wesley Willis' passing. We appreciate you coming to our site to read the news here.
    However, the amount of traffic has overwhelmed us to the point that we have had to temporarily change the site so that you can only read the news.

    Once traffic subsides, you will be able to navigate the site as you have in the past.

    We apologize for this and thank you for your understanding.

    The AT Crew - "

    Talk about a man touching the people.
  11. BaroqueBass


    Jul 8, 2000
    Salem, OR
    A long, long time ago I can still remember how that music used to make me smile and I knew if I had my chance that I could make those people dance and maybe they'd be happy for a while but February made me shiver with every paper I delivered, bad news on the door step, I couldn't take one more step, I can't remember if I cried when I read about his widowed bride but something touched me deep inside, the day, the music, died.

    RIP Wesley!! :bawl: :bawl: he's finally found solace from his demons, and he's in a much more rockin' place now. Rock On Heaven.
  12. Damn, this guy's hilarious! RIP Wesley Willis.
  13. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Aww man...:(

    I wet my pants in the middle of my I.T. class when i heard merry christmas.

    Rock over london, rock out chicago, your in save hands dude....
  14. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    Well, hopefully he's in a saner place right now, if everything he says about what's going on in his head was true, it would be a nice break to die. His music was hilarious, he's made so many people laugh, what do you say folks? Rock N' Roll hall of fame? (If he's not already in there?!?)

    Number one: I'm gonna do this sucka again
    Number two: I'm gonna do this sucka again all the way up yo ass.
    Number three: I'm gonna **** your ass up like in a car crash
    Number four: I'm gonna **** your ass up like in a $*##*@!& accident
    and Number five: Jesus is the answer!
  15. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    im very sad now.......:bawl:

    rock n' roll mcdonalds.....come on everyone sing along

  16. BaroqueBass


    Jul 8, 2000
    Salem, OR
    I think "we" should get him into the rock n roll hall of fame.. the man was an Icon, one of the last pure rockers.
  17. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001

    A true genius...
  18. Stupidnick


    Mar 22, 2002 room...
    My Tribute to mr willis

    You are a rock superstar,
    You are the King of Rocknroll,
    You are a good in Jesus' name
    You really whip a panda's ass


    You make cool songs,
    I like your music,
    You are crazy like a roll lizard,
    You are my main man


    You are my big buddy,
    You are my kind of guy,
    You are the best man that I have ever liked,
    You really whip a caraboo's ass


    Rock over London, Rock on Chicago.
    Chicken, its whats for dinner!
  19. Nice job Nick!