RIP Daddy Cool.

Via on Jan 4, 2011

I just found out that Bobby Farrell, one of the greatest performers of all time, died last week.

An Aruba-born singer and performer, he was best known as the front man of 1970s group Boney M.  With fearless stage presence and killer dance moves, he’s influenced many throughout the years.  I wanted to pay tribute.

Footage of Bobby Farrell continues to amaze me.  Check out this video, and you’ll understand why:

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Juliana McCarthy is a former Texan, New Yorker, and Californian who recently moved to Boulder, Colorado, to study psychology and ride horses. She studied Writing and Contemporary Art at Sarah Lawrence College and has traveled the world working in fashion, art, literature, and entertainment. Once a  resident of Karmê Chöling, she remains a devoted student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche with a particular passion for Dharma Art. Follow her on Twitter | StumbleUpon.

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One Response to “RIP Daddy Cool.”

  1. roni says:

    Ma Baker was my fav song on my Disco Inferno compilation album. :) RIP Bobby, you were the cooooolest ever!

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