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R.I.P. Dave "Swerve" Myrvold (Digital 80's)

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Re: R.I.P. Dave "Swerve" Myrvold (Digital 80's)

Postby Gazebo Music » Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:04 pm

Hello All, sorry for the long absence! I would like to say thank you to all those who reached out to give their condolences and for the thoughtful messages left on this and other groups! One things for certain, Dave left us way too soon and will definitely be missed!

For those interested, as mentioned previously, Ed from Flashback Alternatives Radio is dedicating tomorrows show at 8pm to the memory of Dave! I’ve sent him quite a bit of Dave’s favourite tracks as well there will be selections and messages from friends and members of the station who knew Dave virtually for many years. Very kind of you Ed to this! Thank You!

This Sunday will be Dave’s Celebration Of Life ceremony and the family has asked me to speak about our friendship and share the music side of Dave which he was so passionate about but not many knew. I am truly honoured!

Lastly, I will continue to work on the final volumes of Digital 80s that Dave and I started and were going to share with you all by year end!


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Re: R.I.P. Dave "Swerve" Myrvold (Digital 80's)

Postby djprep » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:07 pm

Very saddened to read this news Paul. My deepest condolences to you and Dave's family and friends. It is always a sad day when someone so young passes at the hands of cancer. But it is especially sad when it happens to a kindred spirit of ours. Today in his honor I am listening to many of the wonderful tracks that you and Dave so unselfishly have made available to us. RIP Swerve and thank you.
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Re: R.I.P. Dave "Swerve" Myrvold (Digital 80's)

Postby djed » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:38 pm

Playlist for the tribute show for Dave that aired this past Saturday.

DJ Wave – Memorial Intro

Voice of America – Story of Love
The Stage – Nothing Stranger Than Today
Toby Swan – Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Unit E – Don’t Turn Away
Story Structure – I Told You So
Still September – Been This Way For So Long
Vis-à-vis – Another Time
SSQ – Walkman On

Chad (Pimpstick) Message

Big Sur – Please Stay
Colin Newman – Better Late Than Never
Lamarche – Innocent Little Boys Cry
The Venetians – Chinese I’s (Here Come The Minute Men)

Dave Toronto Meet Clip

Danse Society – Wake Up
Vicious Pink – I Confess
Xymox – Imagination
Just Good Friends – One Night
Morningstar – Memory of You
Johan Lindel – On The Roof
Eskimos Egypt – Screams Whispers

Paul’s Message

Gerry Cott – Ballad of the Lone Ranger
Alternative Radio – Valley of Evergreen

DJ Wave – Dave’s Top 10

Blue Monday - New Order
Time Waits for No One - Q Feel
Into The Flow - Boys Brigade
It’s All A Game - National Pastime
Its’ My Life- Talk Talk
Tell Me Girl - Scary Thieves
Pale Shelter - Tears for Fears
Time is Right - Fiction Factory
You Move Me - Comsat Angels
Memories of Reason - Thomas Leer

You’re My World - Nick Heyward
Friends Again – State of Art
Roaring Boys – House of Stone

DJ Ed Message

The The – Love is Stronger Than Death
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Re: R.I.P. Dave "Swerve" Myrvold (Digital 80's)

Postby maccafan076 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:03 pm

Sounds like a great show. A fitting tribute.
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Re: R.I.P. Dave "Swerve" Myrvold (Digital 80's)

Postby RevJim » Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:02 pm

Hate to hear this. Condolences to friends and family.
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