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this is a discussion within the Music Community Forum; During the wake for Lionel Batiste last week, some mourners mistook the New Orleans music legend for a mannequin. Why? Because the bass drummerís body was propped up in a standing position at the front of the room. Even in ...

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Old 07-25-2012, 06:51 PM   #1
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Body of New Orleans drummer propped up in standing position at his own WAKE

During the wake for Lionel Batiste last week, some mourners mistook the New Orleans music legend for a mannequin.

Why? Because the bass drummerís body was propped up in a standing position at the front of the room.

Even in death, the man known as Uncle Lionel was not without his whistle, cane and trademark watch wrapped around his palm.


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Old 07-25-2012, 11:42 PM   #2
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Man, thats a wake OMG !
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