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2018-10-04 13:25

Registered: Oct 2008
Posts: 6
Ben Daglish has passed away

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With only 52 died on cancer. Another one gone.

Rest in Peace.
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2018-10-04 23:41

Registered: Jun 2009
Posts: 228
THis one should not to be the day when Ben Daglish, one of your childhood heroes and prime musical inspirations, to pass suddenly. Not yet. Damn, it was way before time. Man I'm devastated and left speechless.

I am really sad to never met him and tell him in person that how much love I had for his music and how much he opened my eyes for creating music.

Thanks for all the inspiration. Ben, you'll be sorely missed.
2018-10-05 02:51

Registered: Aug 2003
Posts: 206
This is a great loss for every C64 buff and everyone who knew Ben. I frequently listen to a lot of his SID tunes. He made some brilliant stuff. My thoughts go out to his family and friends. R.I.P. Ben.
2018-10-05 12:07

Registered: Nov 2002
Posts: 788
2018-10-05 18:24

Registered: Jun 2018
Posts: 3
so sad...so sad....after richard, russell, holger another great c64 musician passed away....i know ben since the late 80s when i start with my c64...in the beginning only a name in the games who says "this guy wrote the music"... in the c64 time i know often who wrote the gamemusic...the c64 is always my favourite....later i see him first on a picture in the c64 gamebase...than, a video on youtube....firelord...my favourite tune and game....so sad....RIP my Friend... make the heaven full of your great tunes.....
2018-10-05 19:29

Registered: Aug 2008
Posts: 115
That was way too early. R.I.P.

There's an article on Eurogamer.net about him here:
2018-10-06 18:15

Registered: Jan 2004
Posts: 19
Genuinely gutted about this one. *So* many good memories of demos/games containing his music.

@iAN CooG: Nice work on the Wiki entry.
2018-10-06 21:57

Registered: Feb 2003
Posts: 239
we in 8bit legends have established a memorial page for Ben Daglish yesterday , the page will be updated in the coming days with more info we collect and gather in one page . i am totally gutted about his lost. RIP Ben Daglish
2018-10-06 21:57

Registered: Feb 2003
Posts: 239
2018-10-07 09:30

Registered: Aug 2008
Posts: 115
Variety magazine also posted an article:
2018-10-08 07:14
The Breaker!

Registered: Jun 2011
Posts: 4
I watched this demo so many times... This Ben Dalglish tune just seemed to speak to me without words.. Emotions HIGH right now. https://youtu.be/R0BMqrjvQms
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