Clyde Baker, Jr. 1956-2012

Clyde Baker, Jr. 1956-2012

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“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#1 Apr 11, 2012
Clyde Milton Baker Jr. born 1956 passed away April 9th 2012.

He was a local celebrity in the music scene of Columbus GA-Phenix City AL:

"Clyde Baker's musical talent goes beyond his instrumental skill. His
smooth, baritone voicepossesses a quality which produces a sound of
great clarity and warmth. Audiences are quickto respond to this
natural happening. Clyde hails from Phenix City, Alabama and his
matchless Southern charm [is] vividly communicated to all..."

Glaz Wind "Seems To Be No Time" (Featuring vocals by Clyde Baker):
http://youtu.be/Oi99eYn5Qac

Glaz Wind original song "Seems To Be No Time" with Clyde Baker, Basil and Faye Fitzpatrick.

R.I.P. Clyde.

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The Ferguson Family

United States

#2 Apr 11, 2012
We'll miss you, Clyde. You quickly earned a place in this family's hearts and became an honorary member. May you rest in peace.

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John Phillips

Dublin, GA

#4 Apr 11, 2012
First time I met Clyde was just a couple years ago. My friend and I were packing up after playing music at an event one Saturday in April, and Mr. Will Dockery comes over and says "hey, there's this jam session going on at a friend's house over in Alabama, and you two should come."

We shrugged, sure-why-not, and followed Will over to a house in a nice neighborhood tucked away in Phenix City. A friendly, buff fellow named Basil met us in the yard. We got some instruments out of the car, and walked in, where there were what seemed like a lot of family and friends, strangers to us, around the house. Down the stairs to the basement, and there we met Clyde Baker.

Clyde was leading the jam session, and it was his house we were in. He was the nicest guy in the room, which was quite a feat considering how nice Basil and everybody else was. It's quite a thing to walk into a house full of people you've never met or seen before and try to make music with them.

But Clyde made everybody comfortable, and kept everything relaxed, and made everyone feel at home. My friend and I had a lovely afternoon and had one of the best impromptu jams we'd ever had with Clyde and Basil and their friends.

Clyde has been a good friend ever since, and it was always a joy to see him, whenever and wherever it was.

Gone too soon.

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Angie Gulledge Goins

Roopville, GA

#5 Apr 12, 2012
I've got fond memories of Clyde. This world feels a little more empty knowing he's not here. Godspeed, friend!

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“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#7 Apr 12, 2012
John Phillips wrote:
First time I met Clyde was just a couple years ago. My friend and I were packing up after playing music at an event one Saturday in April, and Mr. Will Dockery comes over and says "hey, there's this jam session going on at a friend's house over in Alabama, and you two should come."
We shrugged, sure-why-not, and followed Will over to a house in a nice neighborhood tucked away in Phenix City. A friendly, buff fellow named Basil met us in the yard. We got some instruments out of the car, and walked in, where there were what seemed like a lot of family and friends, strangers to us, around the house. Down the stairs to the basement, and there we met Clyde Baker.
Clyde was leading the jam session, and it was his house we were in. He was the nicest guy in the room, which was quite a feat considering how nice Basil and everybody else was. It's quite a thing to walk into a house full of people you've never met or seen before and try to make music with them.
But Clyde made everybody comfortable, and kept everything relaxed, and made everyone feel at home. My friend and I had a lovely afternoon and had one of the best impromptu jams we'd ever had with Clyde and Basil and their friends.
Clyde has been a good friend ever since, and it was always a joy to see him, whenever and wherever it was.
Gone too soon.
Yes, I remember that day well, John, thanks for posting it.

This just in:

Memorial Service for Clyde Baker is scheduled for 1pm Saturday at Pierce (Road) Chapel Assembly of God, 2084 Lee Rd 427 Phenix City, AL 36867.

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Richard Long

Columbus, GA

#8 Apr 13, 2012
My best friend, my brother man. No more days like yesterday. There will be no better friend than you. You never used the word good bye, it was always peace out. I believe it was because will see each other again. Keep you guitar tuned brother man next time I see ya we're gonna Jam! Till then you will be missed in this life. LOVE YA BROTHER.
Raleigh B

Locust Grove, GA

#9 Apr 13, 2012
I met Richard & Clyde about 1995 at Open Mike - heard them playing their guitars and Clyde singing - their music is true to my heart and soul - they asked me to join them on my bass...Thank you more than I can say. Words come hard here - feel a great loss on Clyde's passing - May He Rest In Peace - Clyde is blessed with a True Musical Talent (loved his Vocals!)- I consider him The World's Greatest Unknown Musician!

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#10 Apr 13, 2012
Thanks for stopping by and commenting about Clyde Baker, friends.

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Under The Radar / Shadowville All-Stars:
http://www.reverbnation.com/willdockery #!/play_now/song_12609809

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#11 Apr 14, 2012
https://www.facebook.com/TheClydeBakerJrMemor...

Memorial Service for Clyde Baker is scheduled for 1pm Saturday at Pierce (Road) Chapel Assembly of God, 2084 Lee Rd 427 Phenix City, AL 36867

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#12 Apr 15, 2012
photo wrote:
post a photo. some may remember his face and not his name.
Many rare and classic photos of Clyde Baker are being posted on the Memorial page:

https://www.facebook.com/TheClydeBakerJrMemor...

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#14 Apr 18, 2012
Good Idea wrote:
Memorial pages are good ideas. Everyone should create their own. That way the best photos and representation of the person approved by the person can exist. Then when a person finally croaks all the grieving relatives have to do is type in the death date. That lawyer from the OJ trial created LEGAL ZOOM, maybe he could create MEMORIAL ZOOM to help less COMPUTER SAVY schmucks create their own memorial page. Artists and musicians could really benefit because they could make sure the right links to their work is included. Let's start a FAD. Everyone start and create their own memorial page.
Interesting ideas...

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Music & poetry from Will Dockery:
http://www.reverbnation.com/willdockery

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#15 May 10, 2012
TONIGHT IS MINE!-A tribute to Clyde Baker live at "THE LOFT"
Wednesday, May 16, 2012.- 7:30pm until 11:30pm in EDT

https://www.facebook.com/ #!/events/372234026162291/

ARTEMIS RECORDSĀ® PRESENTS-in association with EATV7-"TONIGHT IS MINE" A tribute to Clyde Baker, the man and his music, live at THE LOFT in Columbus, Georgia. Performances by Glaz Wind, The Flying Scumboli's, The Conley Brothers, Gene Woolfolk, Joe McClure, Will Dockery, Rebecca Harris Wright, Sandy Madaris, Tripp Wrigley, Stan Edwards, Marsha Short, Brian Mallard, Rusty Wood, Darlene and Randy Dameron, Derundo Jenkins, Rick Edwards, Gary Adkins, Sean Rox Michael Schoff, Gini Woolfolk and many more!

A classic from Clyde Baker, "There Seems To Be No Time" (which I'll be attempting to give a rendition of), a poem-song which speaks for us all... Hope to see you all next Wednesday as we remember, celebrate Broken Hearted Saviour-A tribute to Clyde Baker live at "THE LOFT"... sing and smile with our friend.

http://youtu.be/Oi99eYn5Qac

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#16 May 11, 2012
Angie Gulledge Goins wrote:
I've got fond memories of Clyde. This world feels a little more empty knowing he's not here. Godspeed, friend!
I'm doing okay although most of us miss Clyde... on the way to rehersal tonight for the Wednesday show, everyone involved is meeting in Clyde's basement, where his last band The Flying Scumbolis used to reherse.

I'm adding my new one, "Over You" to the setlist, since I know this assembled talent pool will really take an interesting track with it:

http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_132...

"You've been down to the bottom, baby. Hey, I've been there too. Once thought those who'd suffered together could see it all the way through. You gave up trying, and I guess I gave up too. None of the King's mojo or all your charms could hold this tattered... mileu." -Will Dockery in "Over You".

Hear it live at Katy & The Ringers w/ Will Dockery Project at Crimson Barrel Saloon Saturday May 12th starting at 9pm.

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#18 May 11, 2012
Great Year wrote:
2012 so far has been a great year.
Agreed, it has been a very good year for me as well.

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Wobble / W. Dockery & H. Conley:
http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_129...

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#22 May 13, 2012
vote obama wrote:
Vote for obama again in November. Bush is to blame for everything and Romney doesn't know how to do anything. Obama has all the answers. It is just other people who stop him from making an "A" on his report card. Bush is to blame for everything. obama is just being stopped by everyone who won't let him make an "A". It was the same way when he was in school and college.
Well, with or without the problems Obama has, or the tarnished Republican party after eight years of the George Bush fiasco, Mitt Romney has his own set of problems... one of which is his "waffle" stance.

Not that will sink him, after all, it sure didn't hurt Bill Clinton that much.

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Wobble / W. Dockery & H. Conley:
http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_129...

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#23 May 13, 2012
The Flying Scumbolis wrote:
Tattered Mileu.
Change it to
TATTERED MILDEW
It shall be a hit song!
Thanks for having a listen and commenting!

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Wobble / W. Dockery & H. Conley:
http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_129...

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#25 May 13, 2012
SCUMBOLIS wrote:
It is your duty to keep the band THE FLYING SCUMBOLIS alive! I know you love FIRE MOUNTAIN, but someone has to to represent Clive and keep his band THE FLYING SCUMBOLIS alive! Please, please, please! In the name and power of SOUL BROTHER NUMBER ONE! Keep the band THE FLYING SCUMBOLIS alive!
Well, the rest of the Flying Scumbolis band are still together, yes, so never fear they'll still be performing at SoHo, Del Ranch, Crimson Barrel... stay tuned.

--
Wobble / W. Dockery & H. Conley:
http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_129...

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#26 Jun 9, 2012
Here's the link to the Phenix City Cable special filmed in tribute to Clyde Baker:

http://youtu.be/5BFLcjsey04

"Tribute to Clyde Baker. Singer/songwriter from the Columbus, Georgia / Phenix City, Alabama area who passed away in April of 2012. Shot at The Loft in Columbus, Georgia May, 2012. Artists include; Basil Fitzpatrick, Faye Fitzpatrick, Joe George, Gary Adkins, Richard Long, Henry Conley, Will Dockery, Joe McClure, Derundo Jenkins, and more. Produced by EATV 7/East Alabama Cable-TV."

Clyde Milton Baker Jr. born 1956 passed away April 9th 2012.
He was a local celebrity in the music scene of Columbus GA-Phenix City AL:

"Clyde Baker's musical talent goes beyond his instrumental skill. His
smooth, baritone voicepossesses a quality which produces a sound of
great clarity and warmth. Audiences are quickto respond to this
natural happening. Clyde hails from Phenix City, Alabama and his
matchless Southern charm [is] vividly communicated to all..."
Glaz Wind "Seems To Be No Time" (Featuring vocals by Clyde Baker):

http://youtu.be/Oi99eYn5Qac

Glaz Wind original song "Seems To Be No Time" with Clyde Baker, Basil and Faye Fitzpatrick.

R.I.P. Clyde.
Leave Clyde alone

Midland, GA

#27 Jun 9, 2012
How long are you gonna play inside that man's casket! Leave that dead man's body alone! You are feeding off that man. You love it because you can say anything you want portraying him like you want because he can't say anything about it because he is dead! Leave that dead man alone! If you want to yap about you and your crap do it. But stop using dead people to glorify yourself you twisted sick s.o.b.!

“Shadowville All-Stars”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#28 Jun 9, 2012
Leave Clyde alone wrote:
How long are you gonna

<crazed rant snipped>
It would be great if you would "Leave Clyde alone", since you probably didn't even know him.

How you came up with that crazed rant over the fact that I posted the link to the Clyde Baker Tribute television special I'll never guess... here's what was posted, so get a clue:

Here's the link to the Phenix City Cable special filmed in tribute to Clyde Baker:

http://youtu.be/5BFLcjsey04

"Tribute to Clyde Baker. Singer/songwriter from the Columbus, Georgia / Phenix City, Alabama area who passed away in April of 2012. Shot at The Loft in Columbus, Georgia May, 2012. Artists include; Basil Fitzpatrick, Faye Fitzpatrick, Joe George, Gary Adkins, Richard Long, Henry Conley, Will Dockery, Joe McClure, Derundo Jenkins, and more. Produced by EATV 7/East Alabama Cable-TV."

Clyde Milton Baker Jr. born 1956 passed away April 9th 2012.
He was a local celebrity in the music scene of Columbus GA-Phenix City AL:
"Clyde Baker's musical talent goes beyond his instrumental skill. His
smooth, baritone voicepossesses a quality which produces a sound of
great clarity and warmth. Audiences are quickto respond to this
natural happening. Clyde hails from Phenix City, Alabama and his
matchless Southern charm [is] vividly communicated to all..."
Glaz Wind "Seems To Be No Time" (Featuring vocals by Clyde Baker):
http://youtu.be/Oi99eYn5Qac
Glaz Wind original song "Seems To Be No Time" with Clyde Baker, Basil and Faye Fitzpatrick.
R.I.P. Clyde.

--
Under The Radar / Will Dockery & The Shadowville All-Stars:
http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_126...

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