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The Death of Adam Yauch

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Adam Yauch, known as Beastie Boys rapper MCA is dead. He was only 47 years old and had been battling cancer for quite some time.

One of the first concerts I ever went to see was the Beasties "License to Ill" tour in 1985 or 1986. I went with my two brothers. I bought a tee-shirt with a slogan on the back that my mom didn't quite approve of. That shirt somehow disappeared in a load of laundry and was never seen again.

I still sometimes listen to the songs from that "License to Ill" album when I mow the lawn or work out. I guess continuing to play "Paul Revere", "Brass Monkey", and "She's Crafty" will be my tribute.

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