CLEVELAND, eOhio - Phantse iminyaka engama-50 eyadlulayo, kwi-albhamu yakhe yokuqala ebizwa ngokuba yi-solo solo, uMichael Stanley wanikezela umbono ocacileyo malunga nokufa: Nanku umhlobo womhlobo oshiye ngokukhawuleza Ukushiya inxenye yakho ngasemva 'roll' inkosi kunye nomdlali othandwa kakhulu, ophumelele amabhaso kunomathotholo kunye nomlingisi weTV. Ukuthi uStanley wayeyinxalenye yelaphu likaCleveland yinto nangona kunjalo; Yayiyindlu engashiywanga ndawo, kunye nendawo umntu abizwa ngokuba nguMesiya waseCuyahoga ngo-Last Call Cleveland, ehamba naye nangaliphi na ixesha xa etyelele uhlanga ukuya kudlala i-heartland rock hits ehambelana nayo Akanakukuthanda Ndibenemisebenzi emithathu elungileyo, eyahlukileyo yomculo, itv, unomathotholo, uStanley wazisa uMthengisi weThafa e2019, ngaphambi kokufumana iwonga leCleveland Arts Prize Lifetime Achievement Award. Ngaba sifezekisile yonke into ebesiyifuna? Hayi. Kodwa siyiphumezile imiba esingakhange siyithathele ngqalelo. Ndiye ndenza indawo yokuhlala ndenza into endiyithandayo. Yile nto bendiyiphupha ndisemncinci, kwaye ndigqibile ukuyenza.Ikhaya likaStanley likhuphe uxwebhu losasazo ngoMgqibelo ngamaphepha akhe onxibelelwano. UMichael walwa nomhlaza kwimiphunga kangangeenyanga ezisixhenxe ngamandla afanayo kunye nesidima awasiphatha bonke ubomi bakhe. Uyakuthi ngalo lonke ixesha akhunjulwe njengotata onothando, umntakwabo, umyeni, umhlobo othembekileyo, kunye nenkosi ethathwa njengelinye lamaqela aluncedo kakhulu e-Cleveland. Wambethe ingoma yakhe iRosewood Bitters, wathi: UMichael wayengukumkani waseCleveland, kwaye uMichael Stanley Band wakhula waba yindawo yamandla eMidwest. UMichael ngalo lonke ixesha ebeqonda ubugcisa bokubhala ingoma. Iingoma zakhe zinendlela yokungena entlokweni yakho kwaye ukhule waba ziingoma ozifumana ucula neziqu zakho amaxesha ngamaxesha ukusukela ngoko… Umculo wakhe uyakuhlala uyinxalenye yam Holly Gleason, intatheli yomculo ephumelele amabhaso, intatheli Umbhali weengoma - owadibana noStanley xa wayemtsala eqongeni kumdaniso wokuqala awayewonwabela - wongeze ukuba, ukuba ubungumntwana ofikayo eCleveland phakathi kweminyaka yama-70s okanye yoo-80s, wayeyisandla sethu kwisangqa sobhedu . Wayesisithembiso sedwala 'n' roll esasihanjisiweyo. Wayekholelwa kwilitye le-rock. Wayekholelwa kwimidlalo. Wayekholelwa eCleveland, kwaye wayefuzisela loo ntliziyo yenhliziyo ingakhathaliyo ukuba iza kuphulukana nayo - kodwa ke iya kumka nayo yonke into kwinqanaba. Kwaye xa ebhala ezi ngoma, aba bantu abancinci kwidolophu enkulu apho umlambo ubambe khona eziko kwaye ichibi lasweleka, baziva ngathi ubomi babo bubalulekile. Inxalenye yenoveli yobudlelwane phakathi kwegcisa kunye nabalandeli bakhe. I-backstage, pre-and post-show meet & greets, dinners kunye nezibonelelo, ndiqaphele ukuba usebenza kunye namakhulu abaxhasi ekuhambeni kwexesha, kwaye wayehlala emhle kwaye enobabalo. Njalo. Ngalo lonke ixesha i-Michael Stanley Band yazisa ngo-1976 nangona kunjalo. Wazalwa nguMichael Stanley Gee (utata wakhe, uFrancis Stanley Gee, wayengumdlali kanomathotholo wasekuhlaleni), uStanley waqala ukonwabela amaqela e-Rocky River High School - indawo awayeyidlala kunye nebhola yomnyazi. I-Sceptors yanika iqhinga lokusekwa kunye ne-Tree Stumps kwiKholeji yaseHiram, apho uStanley waya khona kwizifundo zebhola. Ufumene idiploma kwi-Sociology kunye neNkolo yokuThelekisa, nangona kunjalo umculo wawuyindawo intliziyo yakhe eyayikuyo. Injineli yomvelisi uBill Szymczyk utyikitye i-Tree Stumps kwii-ABC Records, nangona ecebisa utshintsho olwathi lwakhula lwaba yi-Silk ngo-1969 yokuSmooth As Raw Silk. ebonisa i-albhamu yakhe yokuvala, Igumbi eliQinisekileyo, awalinika uCleveland ukuba adlalele uStanley kwincam kaFebruwari. Ndikhethe iingoma zakhe kwaye ndikhethe ilizwi lakhe elikumgangatho ophezulu. Kum lonke ixesha ebengumbhali olungileyo, eneneni olungileyo, kwaye uye wenyuka ngokuhamba kwexesha. kwi-1973 kunye neyokugqibela ebandakanya uWalsh kunye neqela laseColorado zonke iinkwenkwezi ezongeze ipolishi kunye nechunk. Emva konyaka, uStanley wenza iMichael Stanley Band, eyimisipha, enekhola eluhlaza okwesibhakabhaka enamazwi athetha kakhulu ekuphefumlweni okufanayo nabahlobo bamatye abahamba ngokuhambelana noBruce Springsteen, uBob Seger noJohn Mellencamp. umculo wawuthetha lukhulu-leyo yinxalenye ye-Midwest, utshilo u-Tommy Dobeck owayengumdumisi, owayeno-Stanley njengendoda egqibeleleyo kumsitho wakhe womtshato wamenza ukuba abe ngutata wonyana wakhe. Ngamaxesha onke ii-baseball caps kunye neetenesi ezinkulu kune-glitter. Ndifikile apha ndisiya kwelinye iqela (isekisi) eyayinkulu kwi-satin; Ndathi kuMichael, 'Ngaba ndifuna ukubeka into ethile?' Dlala nje! UDavid Spero, owasungulwa kuStanley ngoJoe Walsh, ulawule uStanley kuyo yonke iminyaka yee-70s, kunye nelebheli enomdla ukhathalelo lweeNgxelo zeEpic. Ndivakalelwa kukuba kunokwenzeka ukuba uthathwa njengomnye wababhali besizwe esingaxatyiswanga ngoluhlobo lukaBob Seger, ikholeji yaseBruce Springsteen yokubalisa amabali, utshilo uSpero, owayesitya isidlo sasemini noStanley phantse rhoqo ngolwesiBini wangoLwesihlanu. indlela eya kwifom efanayo yempumelelo yeplatinam eninzi njengala magcisa; I-albhamu yakhe yokutshata ephezulu, yowe-1983 Awunako Ukulwa neMfashini, ikwindawo yeNombolo 64 kwiBillboard 200- nangona bekukho udumo kwilizwe lonke ngokubonakala kukamabonwakude noDick Cavett, Merv Griffin nakwiDon Concert kaDon Kirshner. ngendlela yobungcali bakho bonke, ngekhe ndimfumanele ingxelo yesilo - ukuba lonke ixesha undicaphukisile, utshilo uSzymczyk, ephawula ukuba abavelisi abohlukileyo - kunye noMut Lange, uDon Gehman kunye noEddie Kramer - t Fumana uStanley ngaphezulu kwe-hump, zombini. Bendihlala ndifana, 'Damn, Bob (Seger) ezithile zikhutshiwe. Kwenzeka njani ukuba singamfumani uMichael, naye. ’Wayemkhulu kakhulu eMidwest-Cleveland, Detroit, Pittsburgh. Ngoku nje asinakumgxotha apho.UMichael Stanley Band ekusebenzeni bukhoma ngo-1984 ngaphakathi kwendawo yokupaka iimoto ngaphandle kweCleveland Municipal Stadium. Usebenze ubusuku obuninzi kwiRichfield Coliseum kunye neBlossom Music Centre. UMellencamp, uBilly Joel, owangaphandle kunye nabanye bamvulela kwangoko kwimisebenzi yabo. Ibhendi idlale kwi-World Series of Rock kwibala likaMasipala. Bathenga imiboniso eyongezelelweyo eOhio kunaye nawuphi na umntu, watsho uWalsh. UDrummer Dobeck ukhumbule isikrufu, esishiye ngokungalindelekanga lilungu labasebenzi eliwa kwindawo yokukhanyisa kuyo yonke iRichfield Coliseum show kwaye libetha uStanley entloko. UMichael wayecinga ukuba umntu othile waphosa into enye kuye kwaye wayefana nokuthi, 'Ngubani isihogo owenze loo nto?!' - eyayingafani noMichael. Kodwa oko kwaphela kangangesithuba semizuzwana eli-10 kwaye saphinda saya kwingoma. Bendiqhele ukufana, 'Wow, yintoni umboniso.' I-Michael Stanley Band ikhokelele kwi-1986, nangona kunjalo uStanley uqhubekile nokuxela kwaye wadlala ngokuhlala kunye namaqela akhe iResonators kunye neMidlife Chrysler. Ukufikelela kwakhe kwezomculo kwandisiwe, kwaye amazwi akhe akhula esiba sisityebi, esongezelelekileyo kunye nesinema ngakumbi, esenza iingoma zakhe zibe nobungcali kunye ne-engile yeminyaka yakhe. Kwaye akazange ashiye ibinzana elinobuqili okanye ibinzana le-upperclassman; U-Szymczyk wahleka xa ekhumbula ukuba iingoma zikaStanley zaye zamkhupha kwisichazi-magama kwimisitho emininzi, ukuba ujonga kwakhona nakuphi na ukubhalwa komzimba womlobi, ngesiqhelo ufumanisa umxholo okanye emibini ebebezama ukuyinyusa, uStanley a coronary heart attack in 1991 and Ukongeza ke walwa elandelayo prostate most cancer and a quadruple bypass - inform the Plain-Dealer in 2012. Ndabona ukuba yeyam: Awunokwazi tu. Le mbono iyonke yokungabi nakuqonda ukuba ingomso liphethe ntoni kwaye ivulelekile kuyo. Ndiza phantse lonke ixesha ndiqwalasele ngendlela eyakhayo ngokwenene: ‘Heyi! Ngomso! Ngomso kusenzeka into enye elungileyo! UStanley, kuba kwavela, wasungula umsebenzi webhonasi bambalwa abanokufuna ukuba balindelwe- ngaphandle kwelifa likayise. Ufumene amabhaso ali-11 ase-Emmy njengomphathi-zindwendwe weWJW Channel 8's PM Magazine ukusukela ngo-1987 ukuya ku-1990, emva koko wachitha enye unyaka kwisikhululo seCleveland Tonight. Wazenza kwisiqendu se-Drew Carey Show, kwirediyo, uStanley wachitha iminyaka engaphezulu kwama-30 kwi-WNCX, emva kwemini phakathi evekini nangoMgqibelo kusasa, ephela nje ngenyanga yokugqibela. Ngokukhawuleza nje ukuba ndixelele onke amabali ali-107, kodwa ukuba yinxalenye yobomi beedolophu suku ngalunye kuye kwamqinela kwelo laphu Akukho mntu unokuthatha indawo yakhe, utshilo uBill Louis we-WNCX Stanley ukusukela ngo-1995. Amakhulu-khulu abantu baseClevelanders babemthanda ngezigaba zomsebenzi ophilayo, emva koko kwi-PM Magazine nakwiminyaka engama-30 eyadlulayo bebehlala naye ngezithuthi zabo veki nganye kwi-WNCX. Umzimba wabasebenzi uza kubonisa ukuba ngowokugqibela. UMichael wayelicwenge ngokuqaqambileyo ekhaya ukuze sibize igama lethu. Wayenomdla kuwo onke amaqela ezemidlalo (ezemidlalo) kwinqanaba elinye okanye kwelinye. Yayiyile ndoda inye, eyathi ukuba ikhe yabakho imali yokunyusa ingxowa-mali, ndazi ukuba ngalo lonke ixesha ndingamthiya igama ndize ndithi, 'Ungangena nje' kwaye ngekhe athi hayi. ' 4) ubusuku ngokulandelelana, awudingi ukuba ufikeleleke, nangona wayenjalo.Umgxeki wamatye oPhezulu uJane Scott wenza udliwanondlebe noMichael Stanley emva kweqonga eBlossom Music Centre ngo-1981. (Ifoto: Janet Macoska) Ke ilahleko enkulu . Ngokwenyani andizanga kumabinzana obomi ngaphandle kukaMichael. Kuyakubakho izikhumbuzo, enyanisweni - icandelo leHuron Avenue ebizwa ngokuba nguMichael Stanley Way kwi2019, enye. Kwaye kukho iGumbi eliQinisekileyo elizayo, elithe iSzymczyk ligqibe kwelokuba akukho nto iphosakeleyo ngoStanley. Ikhutshiwe ngokufanelekileyo. Ngalo lonke ixesha une… rousers kunye nokulila. Bendihlala nditsalelwa ixesha lonke ... idibene nemikhosi yabaphulaphuli, kwaye imiboniso yakhe ebonakalayo iseta idatha yokuzimasa kwaye yathatha ubungakanani bentsomi. Ngaphandle kokubaluleke ngakumbi, iingoma zikaMichael zithetha neentliziyo zethu. Njengabalandeli simnqula kwaye simhlonipha, kwaye ngokubuyisela wasikhusela ngokufanelekileyo. Ubungakanani bomculo wakhe kunye nokukwazi kwakhe ukuthwala abantu ngokudibeneyo bancede ukwenza iCleveland iliwa kunye neRoll Capital yeHlabathi, kwaye kwaqinisa iqela ukuba lihlangane ngokudibeneyo kwaye lenze isixeko sethu sibe yindlu yeRock & Roll Hall of Fame. Siza kumkhumbula kakhulu uMichael. UStanley ushiyeke ziintombi zakhe u-Anna Sary (Christian) noSara Sharp (Aaron); udadewabo, uNancy Oosterhoudt kunye nomtshana (* 72 *) Kloss; Umlingane wakhe, u-Ilsa Glanzberg kunye nonyana womtshato wesibini uCole Sweeney; kunye nabazukulwana bakhe aba-5 - uMallory Sidoti (uMike), u-Aidan Kraus, uBrody Kraus, uWren Sary noFebe Sary. Ugqitywe ngumama wakhe, uMartha Fitzpatrick; Uyise, uStanley Gee; kunye neqabane lakhe elingasekhoyo, u-Denise Skinner. U-Stanley uya kungcwatywa kumsitho wabucala kwiLake View Cemetery. Umzi ucela igalelo ekukhumbuleni kwakhe iCleveland Food Bank (www.greaterclevelandfoodbank.org) kunye / okanye neCleveland Animal Protective League (www.clevelandapl.org).
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