Some details of Suze's passing

 

Suze the Blues passed away peacefully just after dawn on Sunday 19th August 2007. She was surrounded by family and friends.

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Suze's funeral and wake:

Suze's funeral took place at 2pm on Saturday 1st September at St. Mary's the Virgin Church, Humber. There was then another ceremony at Humber Woodland of Remembrance, in Herefordshire, where Suzy's body was buried. Suze chose the site herself. Around 150 of Suze's friends and family took part, and made it a magnificent occasion. At the woodland ceremony folks stood in a large circle, ancient spiritual forms were observed and several songs were sung to her. There was joy and laughter amidst the tears, as we remembered the exceptional life of our Sister. Her final earthly gifts to us were showing us, through this natural and green burial ceremony, how we can stay true to ourselves right to the end; and the re-bonding of 'the clan' as we came together again, with open hearts, to honour her life.

Jeza (who took, and has very kindly lent us, many of the most lovely photos of Suze you can see on this website) has produced an amazing set of photographs of the ceremony and wake of 1st Sept., which can be seen online via the following link: myweb.tiscali.co.uk/jezaland2/Sooz/ Thank you Jeza, and to all of Suze's many friends who helped to make that day so very special.

Lily and Tom arranged for an Oak Tree to be planted at the Humber Woodlands of Remembrance, near to Suze's final resting place.

Messages of Remembrance


Message Number: 81
Date: Sunday, March 23, 2008 18:08:39 GB
Name: burger
Earth
with Here and now Audiance member many many times
Tribal group soul

Comments:
It sound like her passing was somewhat difficult. She has simply gone ahead ..we will all be following her...that's a fact. Kif-kif and other friends of suzie enjoy the here and now. suzie I have your face burned deep into my memories collecting free money and nodding most restfully a gem and a flower of a generation. I will be seeing you all again and again. Her name will be remembered with fondness.
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Message Number: 80
Date: Friday, February 29, 2008 20:48:05 GB
Name: Graeme
Scotland
1978 ?
Once knew Kif Kif le batteur.

Comments:
Shared a squat in Frestonia with Kif so must have met her. Did go once round to her flat. Nice girl!
It hurts for a while when we loose someone, and then some maybe some little miracle of love will propel us forward into a joyous continuation of what we started.

Every day is a new one!

Take care Kif Kif, I know you know, you know.

I'm trying to get back into playing guitar and am always reminded of your crazy drumming my boy!

Love, G

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Message Number: 79
Date: Thursday, January 17, 2008 23:34:29 GB
Name: Paul Wilson
avalon
about 1978, at a here and now gig at exeter uni
one of the family

Comments:
First time I saw Suze, she was onstage with the band. It was one of the first gigs I ever went to and I loved every minute of it. Her singing made a big impression on me that night.
And last time I met her we shared a drink and a few smiles at a party in Ladbroke Grove around 1982.

A beautiful lady with a beautiful voice.

Shine on Suze.
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Message Number: 78
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2008 12:00:42 GB
Name: kevin kaleidoscope
Canada
free concerts in UK
friends with band

Comments:
so sad to hear of Suze's passing. I have great memories of you all
from back in the 80's.
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Message Number: 77
Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 14:02:15 GB
Name: julio
spain
used to live" powis terrace" 1974
kif kif's friend

Comments:
I'm not sure if I met Suze those days I lived in Powis terrace near portobello road but since I saw her pictures in the web felt as if knew her and belonged to my family and as part of me sending her love and best whishes and to her family,kif kif and friends.We comes from the Real and return to the Real. Love for ever.
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Message Number: 76
Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 13:42:02 GB
Name: julio
spain
powis terrace 1974
kifkif friend

Comments:
I'm not sure if met her the time I lived in powis terrace but since I saw pictures of her in your web I feel if she was part of me and remember her all time sending love and spiritual energy or something like that. My best desires of good for her,her family, kif kif and friends.We are all in the One.We comes from the One and return to the One.Love for all.
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Message Number: 75
Date: Monday, October 15, 2007 12:37:09 GB
Name: Marianne Anufrijevs
France
Galena Road, Hammersmith. 1985.
Friend

Comments:
I think it is sad that Suzy didn't get to benifit from what
she had managed to set up, she had manifested her dreams
and worked very hard to get them consolidated,she would
have had a wonderfull life living her dream and helping and
inspiring others in the process, I will never repaint my
ceiling as it bears the marks of Suzy's vigourous mozzie
swatting, whilst here with Lyn when Suzy was house hunting
in the South of France.
Suzy is a beautifull and wonderfull human being.
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Message Number: 74
Date: Friday, September 21, 2007 15:45:34 GB
Name: jerry monsterman
Thailand
Here and now gigs in the 70s

Comments:
Remember Suze and kifKif from the bands tours in the 70s
and 80s , a beautiful lady and great dancer, so sorry to
hear of her passing, now she will sing with the Angels.

Jerry and Djaer and Katria
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Message Number: 73
Date: Monday, September 17, 2007 14:37:51 GB
Name: Janet (Trissy's mum)
France
Early 70s
I was part of the Here and Now Experience

Comments:
Suze was a dear friend to me and Trissy and an inspiration
too. We both mourn her passing but celebrate the fact that
we knew her and shared some of our lives with her.She is up
there with the stars she loved so much for sure. We send
love to Lily and Tommy and Kif Kif and all those who love
her and will miss her so much.
Janet and Tess (Trissy) x x x x x
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Message Number: 72
Date: Sunday, September 16, 2007 22:30:53 GB
Name: ivor
n.ireland
years ago
brother of marina

Comments:
never meet suze .but from what marina told me about her she
must have been a very special person
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Message Number: 71
Date: Saturday, September 15, 2007 10:17:31 GB
Name: Janet

 

Comments:
has anyone a contact address or email for Linda (bright
green velvet frock at Suzes fare thee well) or Sue
(Annabels mam)
Email me, many thanks J xxxxxxxxxxx
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Message Number: 70
Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 16:40:13 GB
Name: Jean the Green
England
1975
friend for years

Comments:
Suze has left us all remembering her beauty, creativity &
strength.
Her service, proccession, ceremony & wake, was a very
beautiful
event, with everyone doing their best for her. She would
have loved
it. There was such a strong presence of her around. The
occasion
definately reflected the love felt for our lovely sister
Suze. I will
always treasure the moments Suze & I shared, the early days
with
Here & Now, the middle days with the Android of Mu, & the
later
days with our children growing up fast. She was such an
inspirational & supportive friend. Thank you Blooz....xxx
Meen x
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Message Number: 69
Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2007 12:00:38 GB
Name: James/Judge
England
Here and Now gig -- somewhere!
Friend, collaborator

Comments:
The last time I saw Suze was outside Gate 5 at Glastonbury,
three years ago. She was wearing a shiny red mac. Hadn't
seen her for years up till then. A big smile, hug, and a
"Hallo Judge" It was like old times.
Suze - you are a top girl and I am so glad to have known
you. You are surrounded with love.
Peace - we'll miss you.
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Message Number: 68
Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2007 15:46:31 GB
Name: PJ Peanutz
England
F*** Off Free Tour 1979
Admirer
Comments:
I'm a fan of the KK/Suze H&N but never got to see them. I
did see the Androids Of Mu a couple of times who were great
and in 1979 at A F*** Off Records free tour in Birmingham
Suze picked me out of the audience to play drums for her
band that night! An amazing experience for me and one that
I think of often. I was very saddened to learn of her
death but happy to see she had a good life and it's
fantastic to see all those pix and read the messages from
fans and friends...
Bye bye Suze and I hope I'll see you again sometime.

P.J.

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Message Number: 67
Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2007 14:53:27 GB
Name: Merlin of England
England
1979
Admirer from audience

Comments:
So sad to see you leave us Soozi, you will be missed by
many.
Without you we wouldn't have had such a wonderful
alternative time.
You will be welcomed with an open heart by our ancestors.

Blessed Be with a Big Kiss

Merlin of England
Arch-Druid
LAW
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Message Number: 66
Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2007 12:29:52 GB
Name: Bess Meydanci
UK
We have been friends since 1976
played in the same band (Androids of Mu)

Comments:
Cheerio Suze Da Blues,love you very much you will always be
in our hearts as Lily said 'love we share goes on'
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Message Number: 65
Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2007 11:38:54 GB
Name: Cheesy
UK
at a here and now concert at the treworgy festival then met her at Rainbow Circle
A friend who was a lovely inspiring friend to me and my music

Comments:
Suze the Bluz was one of the first people I became friends
with at rainbow circle, her deep caring and sharing
attitude and her love of gatherings and free music was also
an inspiration to me as a musician, I worked with her on
many occasions, she always asked me to come and crew at her
camps as an astro friendly site crew/muso, in some small
way I fell in love with her, like we were all in love with
each other back in the 90s at Rainbow Circle!! when the
split from the Sid camps happened, Suze and the the
astrologers (and the healers) made rebirthing the rainbow
back to its original concept possible!! I saw her perform
again with here and now again at the BGG a few years back,
she had a fantastic stage presence and such lovely hair,
she is a goddess!! deeply saddened at her loss and shocked,
I did see her around at pilton briefly, I didnt know about
the illness no one told me about her funeral or the wake
or I would have come for sure, I lost an ex to cancer a few
years back, I know how it feels, she will always be there
in the stars.
Blessed be to you Suze
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Message Number: 64
Date: Monday, September 3, 2007 19:40:28 GB
Name: Lily
England

I'm her daughter

Comments:
Thank you all so much for you kind and loving messages. And
thank you to everybody who could make it to the funeral for
making it the most fitting, loving and spiritual send off I
have ever witnessed.

The love we share goes on.
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Message Number: 63
Date: Monday, September 3, 2007 18:16:40 GB
Name: Jeza
UK
a lifetime ago
I LOVE SUZY

Comments:
This Web Gallery
myweb.tiscali.co.uk/jezaland2/Sooz/
is in memory of Suze Da Blues who passed away peacefully on
Sunday 19th August 2007

Pictured are just a handful of the friends who helped
celebrate her life on 1st September 2007

Here & Now Band in their original line up performed
together for the first time in 30 years

My Love to everybody who attended Suze's finest farewell
gathering

WE LOVE YOU SUZY

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Message Number: 62
Date: Monday, September 3, 2007 13:08:26 GB
Name: Mandy
uk
Here and Now gigs
Drove my ambulance on Fuck Off tour - she played at some of the gigs when Lily was a baby.

Comments:
A truly beautiful and wonderful person. Haven't seen her
for years,
but memories of her smile, her warmth and her energy will
always
be with me. My thoughts are with Lily, Tommy and family at
this
very sad time.xx
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Message Number: 61
Date: Sunday, September 2, 2007 23:29:42 GB
Name: omSteve Cousins
England
Rainbow Circle Camps 1995-8
Admirer

Comments:
I hardy knew Suze , but her presence was awesome at the
Rainbow Circle Camps where i met her .She was incredibly
radiant and joyful . I could hear her blissful laughter
from two fields away from dawn to dusk , a real pleasure to
be near her.Fond and pleasant memories.
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Message Number: 60
Date: Sunday, September 2, 2007 20:57:03 GB
Name: Gem
Hingland
way way back 1977

Comments:
Suze will be sorely missed by all and not leastly by
myself. An entertainer and artist in the highest form. May
your soul be at peace.
X
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Message Number: 59
Date: Sunday, September 2, 2007 13:18:08 GB
Name: Thelma
UK
1979
I lived with her, Lily and Tommy in Cathnor Rd in the early 80's

Comments:
So sad to hear. Suze was a great friend, kind and loads of
fun
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Message Number: 58
Date: Saturday, September 1, 2007 15:13:42 GB
Name: marco b
italy
79/80
planet gong live floating anarchy 1977

Comments:
ciao Suze
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Message Number: 57
Date: Saturday, September 1, 2007 11:29:11 GB
Name: Richard Heley
england
1974
did gigs, she was my friend

Comments:
Bless you, dance across the universe, you live in our
hearts. thanks for all the laughter, your waves still move
all things
love to Tommy, Lily, KK
Dick
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Message Number: 56
Date: Saturday, September 1, 2007 00:07:21 GB
Name: Dave B
UK
77' with Here & Now at Zero 6 Club, Southend
Fan & Gong Family Member

Comments:
I saw Here & Now many times during the late 70's. The
awesome power of those gigs stays with me to this day.
From what I have read here there is no doubt that Suzy was
a Very Special Person. Love and Condolences to her Family
and Friends.
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Message Number: 55
Date: Friday, August 31, 2007 21:44:58 GB
Name: Gill
Wales
27 Stoneleigh Street, 1977
Lived around Latimer Road for most of '77

Comments:
Really sorry to hear the news - loved seeing all the
photos, Suze's spirit shines through - brought back so many
memories of good times and adventures - will be thinking of
all her friends and family tomorrow - X
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Message Number: 54
Date: Friday, August 31, 2007 21:33:25 GB
Name: Maria
uk
R.C.camp astrodrama many many years ago
friend and fellow astrologer

Comments:
many many thanks gorgeous woman for the opportunity to act
and be outrageous, reinventing my sexy side on stage, such
fun and liberating, and for the wonderful gift you gave me
when you said you'd always seen me as someone who knew
about love, and for your courage in leading the way home.
xxxxxx
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Message Number: 53
Date: Friday, August 31, 2007 17:24:00 GB
Name: richardcubitt
uk
so many here n now gigs
fan

Comments:
i cant remember how many times i saw you,in halls or fields
but the memorys still remain.thank you for everything.big
hugz to you.thinkin ov u also k.k.
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Message Number: 52
Date: Friday, August 31, 2007 00:46:14 GB
Name: robert
Australia
1979
the planet gong

Comments:
beautiful beautiful beautiful

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Message Number: 51
Date: Thursday, August 30, 2007 20:29:01 GB
Name: Janet
Blighty
Here & Now , the wonderful free fessies of the mid 70s, Trentishoe, Henge, Megan Fayre, Elan Valley(?)
Band fan then we got to know you at fessies as we had mutual friends

Comments:
we gutted when we heard news but i guess you have to get
onto another level about moving on, we are only here but
for a brief time. Have to make the most of it and i think
you certainly did with your spirit of light.
I was entranced by the Here & Now spirit and energy and
the Gong Floating Anarchy which you a part of, still am.
I remember meeting you on the Here & Now bus after a
gig in Leeds(?) you was suckling Lily (only tiny) Bella had
cooked grub, remember it like it was yesterday, you was
very lovely and kind, everyone was.
It was brill to see you on the stage with Nik, Steffe,
Mike etc at the Big Greenie 2 or 3 yrs ago, a real blast
from the past.
Im sure you are looking after the Angels, will see you
in the other dimension.xxxxx

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Message Number: 50
Date: Thursday, August 30, 2007 19:52:29 GB
Name: steve (starcruiser)
england
the mid 1970's
here & now gigs

Comments:
so many of my good memories are tied up with seeing &
hearing suzie with the rest of the here & now band at many
gigs and festivals throughout the 1970s, hearing of her
recent passing was a shock to me, a sad loss to the whole
community of free spirited people she has always been a
part of.

steve
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Message Number: 49
Date: Thursday, August 30, 2007 14:55:27 GB
Name: Annie
UK
1977
I lived with Twink in Potobello Road

Comments:
So very very sad. Can't believe it:-( My thoughts, vibes
and prayers are with all her family and friends. Rest in
Peace sweetie.
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Message Number: 48
Date: Thursday, August 30, 2007 14:41:18 GB
Name: Steve J
England
The Yard
Friend

Comments:
Felt v sad when I heard the news. Suze was a force of
nature. A bright star. I remember her and Alan Dogend doing
mad duets in the yard. All that music..Havnt seen her for
ages and now...
Goodbye Suze..
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Message Number: 47
Date: Thursday, August 30, 2007 14:24:55 GB
Name: Jenny
England
1978
I am Kieths (kif, kif) sister

Comments:
I only knew Suze for a short while but in that time she
made an everlasting impact on my life, I will remember her
always as she was back in the 70's, beautiful, stunning and
always smiling.
A great mum to Lil and Tom who are an absolute credit to
her caring and loving upbringing.
I wish Lil,Tom keith and family all my deepest love, and
look forward to catching up on old times with suzy one day
in the future.
Jenny
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Message Number: 46
Date: Thursday, August 30, 2007 13:03:31 GB
Name: Sara from Brighton
England
Summer 76 Free festivals
Here & Now festie gigs

Comments:
Very sad to hear that you are gone Suze.... I have many
happy memories of you and Ano dancing and on all those long
ago free festival stages of the 70s...vibrant, colourful,
laughing,free as a bird. And a memorable trip up to Deeply
Vale from London in the Here & Now bus. Too many people
dying too young from cancer....makes me angry. My heart
goes out to KifKif,your children and family, and all of the
band and your friends. Will be thinking of you tomorrow.
May your onward journey be full of light and peace,
wherever it takes you....love and thoughts, saraxx
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Message Number: 45
Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 18:11:00 GB
Name: Steve Lake
UK
Somewhere at a 1970s Free Festival
My band Zounds toured with Suze whan she was an Android of Mu

Comments:
Thanks for the love and anarchy.The world is a poorer place
without you.
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Message Number: 44
Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 02:25:09 GB
Name: Mandy Grey
Wales
Rainbow Circle
Rainbow sister/friend

Comments:
suze your infectious laugh flame red hair and zest for life
will live on in my memory
till we meet again
namaste xxxxx
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Message Number: 43
Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 22:47:12 GB
Name: george
britain
1976 Trentishoe / stonehenge / rhayader
fan

Comments:
in 76 you were 25 evolved evloved
i was a fresh 18
this time gonna suss it out for myself man
this time this time this time
round and round and round and round we go
i was a fan of here and now
and the psychedelic revolutions
how secretly thrilled and honoured i was
decades later to hold your hand in a circle
at Maggi Nichol's Rainbow Circle camp...
when i'd evolved from acid george to dice george...
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Message Number: 42
Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 17:46:37 GB
Name: martyn clifford
cymru fach
mid 70's
none

Comments:
PLEASE CAN WE HAVE A FEW NOTES ON HER AND LIFE.SOME SORT
OF OBITUARY WOULD BE GOOD.I REMEMBER HER WELL BUT KNEW
ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ABOUT HER.
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Message Number: 41
Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 16:36:40 GB
Name: Shanks
Britain
1974 Freston Rd W11
Old Freind, Here & Now,

Comments:
Dearest Suze, you feature in some of my happiest memories
of the seventies and I was so glad that we met again in the
ninties and shared wonderful moments at Rainbow circle and
Glastonbury.

You will always live on in my thoughts and heart.

Love you Shanks.
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Message Number: 40
Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 12:49:39 GB
Name: Colin
England
1977 Planet Gong Tour

Comments:
The Free tours and free festivals of the 70's have helped
make me what I am today - still a free spirit that
questions the norm. Here and Now were the stalwarts, and
Suze was a big part of H&N. Thanks Suze!
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Message Number: 39
Date: Monday, August 27, 2007 17:46:52 GB
Name: GP Bennett
The one country of nonecountry

Planet Gong

Comments:
Fly on, with love
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Message Number: 38
Date: Monday, August 27, 2007 15:54:32 GB
Name: Cathy de Nimes
France

 

Comments:
Suze long hair ,beautifull sun around your lovely face, we
have such
good time ,you was my lovely friend in good and in bad time
caring
for me . you teach me inglish and loved speak french with
me. to
day all the best come to me and specially time past with
Tom and
Lili .Away from england for to long it never mine i forget
you.I do
love you so ,so much . My saught are going to Lili and Tom
, familly
and friends , je vous serre tous tres fort sur mon
coeur car
maintenant Suze me manque vraiment beaucoup.Cathy de Nimes
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Message Number: 37
Date: Monday, August 27, 2007 13:20:21 GB
Name: Udi Koomran
Israel
1978 on th Floating Anarchy lp sleeve

Comments:
I did not know her at all but from reading the tales on the
sleeve notes on Gospel Of Free she seems like we need more
people like her in this world
RIP
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Message Number: 36
Date: Monday, August 27, 2007 13:19:03 GB
Name: Mickey 'Penguin'
North London, England
1982
Fan of Here And Now band from that time

Comments:
Sad news indeed, love and respect to all her family and
friends at this time...
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Message Number: 35
Date: Sunday, August 26, 2007 13:49:54 GB
Name: MARViTYN
U.K.
Here & Now
Admire her music

Comments:
Very sorry to hear the bad news of your death, wish you all
the best in the after~life, will always admire and remember
you,
R.I.P.
love & respect,
always & foreverment,
MARViTYN D~A*tashe
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Message Number: 34
Date: Sunday, August 26, 2007 11:28:28 GB
Name: Mark B
UK
Here & Now at Carey Place Youth Centre, Watford 77 or 78

Comments:
Really sorry to hear the sad news, my condolences to all
her friends and family. Seeing Here and Now as a spotty 15
year old was probably THE formative experience of my youth,
things were never quite the same afterwards. I can picture
the band and the choir of angels in my minds eye as if it
was yesterday, so cliche or not, i guess we all live on in
the memories of others. Float free Suze.
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Message Number: 33
Date: Sunday, August 26, 2007 08:57:18 GB
Name: françoise losco
france
tournée française daevid allen & here and now
amie de saint-etienne

Comments:
Elle fut une danseuse électrisant le public dans sa
combinaison crochetée main! Puis, Androïd hurlant sa
révolte.Et encore,mère aimante et courageuse.Amie discrète,
ouverte et généreuse. Je garderai le souvenir pour toujours
de son rire chaleureux.
Mes pensées affectueuses vont vers Lily, Tommy, Kif, ses
parents et tous ses amis.
françoise
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Message Number: 32
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 20:00:34 GB
Name: slim tim slide
uk
probably watchfield 75, megan 76
admirer!

Comments:
she always lit the room up, not having seen her since
late 70s was so pleased to share space last summer at
the BGG astrology circle, then heard she was ill... so
sad, but her journey continues and im sure her spirit
will continue to inspire. no words are enough but she
embodied that special magic, now it's set free. much
love xxx
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Message Number: 31
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 19:41:12 GB
Name: Jonny Drury
UK

 

Comments:
Rites to Immortality
"A Celtic Blessing"

They do not leave
they are not gone
they look upon us still
they walk among the valleys now
they stride upon the hill

Their smile is in the summer sky
their grace is in the breeze
their memories whisper in the grass
their calm is in the trees

their light is in the winter snow
their tears are in the rain
their merriment is in the brook
their laughter in the lane

Their gentleness is in the flowers
they sigh in autumn leaves

They do not leave
they are not gone
' tis only we who grieve.

---
best,
-jonny drury
/sheffield
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Message Number: 30
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 15:13:54 GB
Name: Rupert Essinger
California
Free festivals 1977?
Here and Now fan

Comments:
Love the music and the spirit. Thanks.
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Message Number: 29
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 13:48:35 GB
Name: clive
england

 

Comments:
rest in peace
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Message Number: 28
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 13:35:57 GB
Name: Jack

 

Comments:
love and light
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Message Number: 27
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 12:32:21 GB
Name: Annie Mandrake
England

 


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Message Number: 26
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 10:23:58 GB
Name: martyn clifford
cymru
mid -70's
none

Comments:
I remember this very attractive girl dancing at the side of
the band at a gig in Newport in about 1978.She looked so
liberated and free of the clutter that has bogged me down
e.g. career,the stock market and council tax.Would like to
know more about her life and times.
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Message Number: 25
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 08:45:03 GB
Name: Steve Judd
UK
1978
Fan

Comments:
A concert that completely changed who I was to become as a
person.

Go forward and upward in peace

Steve
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Message Number: 24
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 00:45:07 GB
Name: Mark mob
Albion
1977/8
were all family

Comments:
Tra la la la la la la la la. Twinkling x
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Message Number: 23
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007 00:01:17 GB
Name: Prof P. Perplexed, UofE
USA
June 1978, Here & Now gig in Landsend

Comments:
The first night I was ever in England, jetlagged and a
little disoriented looking right instead of left my friend
Allison and I spotted an ad for a H&N gig in Landsend ---
being young and adventurous and ignorant we got on a train
in London and went to the gig. Then found out that there
was no train back. During a break in the show somehow Suze
found us and took us under her wing -- introduced us to
Keith and the lads and we ended up in the H&N van with a
lift back to our B&B near Victoria Station.
I will always remember her kindness, otherwise I would be
remembering the first night I ever spent outside of the US
probably passed out on a bench the Landsend station waiting
for the morning train.
With love to all her friends and family.
Prof Perplexed
Uofe
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Message Number: 22
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 23:11:37 GB
Name: Tim Holland
Uk
Rainbow Circle Camp
Wheel of Astrologers

Comments:
I'll remember Suze at the centre of the camp cabaret,
drawing out extraordinary performances from the most
unlikly and unexpected people. Seeing people arrive at a
camp uncertain and nervous to see them, maybe after a
couple of seasons stand up and sing or tell a joke in front
of all the camp.. what transformations she helped with.
Peace.
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Message Number: 21
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 20:21:09 GB
Name: mic
england
floating anarchy tour
just nice memories

Comments:
sad. the world will be poorer. muc love.mic.xxxxxxxxx
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Message Number: 20
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 19:52:23 GB
Name: Craig
USA
1976
Nothing more than an admirer

Comments:
Thanks for the inspiration that allowed me to become a
free-thinking creative person. My memories of the
'Free-fest' days when you performed in Here & Now have
coloured my soul ever since.

Now you are truly 'Floating Free'

Craig
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Message Number: 19
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 18:22:45 GB
Name: Sky Spirit
USA
On a visit to the Planet Gong many years ago

Comments:
Suze touched many lives--and by the way people spoke of
her, she was loved by all.

Suze--if only in passing, its been my pleasure.

Rest well.
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Message Number: 18
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 17:57:01 GB
Name: Helene
England
only four years ago
Wheel of Astrologers

Comments:
Suze, I'm glad to have known you, and that we laughed and
sang together. Happy trails among the stars darling! Love
you lots.
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Message Number: 17
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 16:52:25 GB
Name: bongo
UK/India
Stonehenge Free Festival - on the main drag
traveller family connected us

Comments:
Bless you Suze, your free spirit and the sunshine that
always shone out of you.

All our love and happy memories

the Offshore tribe

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Message Number: 16
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 16:34:15 GB
Name: Will
USA
November 1977
Here & Now fan

Comments:
Suze was a very important part of the Floating Anarchy
tours of 77 and 78. I always enjoyed her contibutions to
the sound. She will be remembered.
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Message Number: 15
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 16:23:31 GB
Name: lee-ping
uk
1978
ime old friend of anno and steffy sharpstrings

Comments:
what a BIG shame aint seen her for maybe 20 yrs
old mutants london do 1988
please send my love to anno et al
loveleeXX 0208 317 2530
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Message Number: 14
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 15:23:46 GB
Name: jenjen
england
stonehenge festival
music song and spirit

Comments:
Enormous respect to a truly inspirational angel.
RIP and may your memory and your spirit live on in our
hearts. <3
peace
jen x
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Message Number: 13
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 14:48:44 GB
Name: johnmoore
the United States
1995-ish?
Here & Now / Planet Gong fan

Comments:
Suze da Blooz was one of many crazy names I came across
when i first discovered the Live Floating Anarchy cd
(actually, shortly before this on a friend's vinyl copy).
This has been one of my favorite albums since i first heard
it in 95-ish.
I never knew her, and I don't know exactly which voice was
hers, but it was there, and I heard it.
All I know is that she was part of the Choir of Angels. I'm
very sad for those of you who knew and loved her. much love
and good vibrations to Suze and all of you! ~johnmoore
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Message Number: 12
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 14:25:26 GB
Name: Jeza
UK
Meigan Fayre, Prescilli, Wales, 1976
I used to hang with the Here & Now crew at the 70s festivals and took many b/w photos around that time.

Comments:
Suze will be missed by the many whose life she has touched.
Fly away beautiful butterfly
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Message Number: 11
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 13:20:09 GB
Name: Lee (Citizen Of Planet Gong)
UK
Stonehenge way way back
Fan of Here and Now

Comments:
Fly well my Princess. The world is a darker place without
you. All my love, Lee
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Message Number: 10
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 12:59:54 GB
Name: Alazarin
UK
1976
Fan of da band :D

Comments:
Life and all that goes beyond is an endless journey. Look
back upon this world if you will... go forth fearlessly. Oh
and have fun, too!

"One step done and another begun..."
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Message Number: 9
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 12:41:18 GB
Name: keith
UK
1975
Part of the family, really...

Comments:
Suze will be with us forever - her wild, free, brave and
beautiful soul shines still...
Go well on those wings of love.
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Message Number: 8
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 12:16:41 GB
Name: Craig Mitchell
usa
the summer of 1978
received her kindness & friendliness

Comments:
I met a few of the Here & Now band in the mud at
Glastonbury in July of '78. A short while later I got to
hang out with them along with Nik Turner at Deeply Vale. As
a young goofy fan boy from America I was thrilled to be
able to do so. Suze and all the band were very kind to me.
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Message Number: 7
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 11:19:47 GB
Name: Nick
England
at a Here And Now gig
friendly aqaintance & fan

Comments:

Shall always remember your glow

with love Nick <<(*}>> xxx
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Message Number: 6
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 10:23:01 GB
Name: Tim Blake
France
Here and Now Tours connecting to Gong

Comments:
From Here & Now, then There & Then, and Nnow it seems Been
& Gone.....

Such vague memories of 30 Years ago swell up with he photos
... Sorry to have missed You Suze!

I was there briefly 3 years ago, didn't seem a frightening
place at all...
"Ride on, Boogie Child"
Moonweed
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Message Number: 5
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 08:55:47 GB
Name: Chris James
Australia
Performing with Here & Now

Comments:
Suze was a wonderful creative performer. Thanks for the
enjoyment you have given tp all who have seen you.
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Message Number: 4
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 08:33:18 GB
Name: Twink
France
Trentishoe festival 1976
cozmik brother

Comments:
Suze you will live on forever in my heart
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Message Number: 3
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 07:03:05 GB
Name: Chris Heatley
UK
1976 Meigan Fayre

Comments:
Love to all, nothing less.
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Message Number: 2
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 06:38:08 GB
Name: Alan Strom
UK
ages ago
a fan

Comments:
Well, all I can say is God must love your music Suze, I can
see you playing in that great gig in the sky, just make
sure you save us all a seat on the bus.
You brought much joy and happiness to those who knew you,
I'm sure you'll light up heaven as much as you lit up
people's lives down here.
We'll miss you. Alan
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Message Number: 1
Date: Friday, August 24, 2007 05:43:15 GB
Name: kif kif

 

Comments:
Thank you Suzy for all the wonderful gifts you
brought to the world.
You are one of our angels now...
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