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RIP Gerry Thompson


Gerry was a good friend of mine, and a great songwriter.

He wasn't a guitar guy at all, but was pretty widely known within the Cigar Box Guitar world.

He could write very funny, and very poignant lyrics against the backdrop of just a few simple chords.

He had major health issues for a long time, but it's still hard to lose a friend, and this one, wow, he had some life.

Here's Gerry doing "If I Had A Handgun", a gun culture tune from his point of view.


Condolences on your loss of a good friend, John.


my sincere condolences, John.


He could put a hush over the room, like in this video.


Sorry to hear, John.

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