Supposedly he passed away at age 87 today. I double checked on his official website to confirm. He was one of the all time greats. I am sorry I never got to see him in person. He was about to record a new Gospel album.
Conan: To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women
He was quite talented and had a pretty tumultuous situation on his hands early on.
In the eighties, my uncle was a multimillionaire in Silicon Valley… while he was married to my aunt, I saw him at the Saddle Rack country western bar, and this summed his actions up as he burned the candles at both ends.
In my youth, I told him that this song reminded me of him… he was not pleased.
"Governments may think and say as they like, but force cannot be eliminated, and it is the only real and unanswerable power. We are told that the pen is mightier than the sword, but I know which of these weapons I would choose."~Sir Adrian