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"Rest in Peace Garry Roberts – lead guitar & backing vocals of the Boomtown Rats. Part of the soundtrack of my teens, I thank you tonight for the memories"
"Indeed a sad day... founding member of The Boomtown Rats,Garry Roberts has passed. God speed sir. The Boomtown Rats are an often overlooked band that help define the 70's and 80's"
"Sorry to hear Garry Roberts Boomtown Rats has died. Watched them at Tiffany's Edinburgh c1977 before Looking after No 1. hit the charts #RIP"
"So sad to hear of the loss of Garry Roberts, brilliant guitarist and founding member of the Boomtown Rats. RIP Gazzer. "
"His perfectly superb thuggish guitar was like a one-man Ramones. More importantly, Garry Roberts was an exceedingly nice man. Garry, thank you - twang on!" -BP Fallon
"I met Garry twice BP and he was a nice guy. I was shocked and saddened by his death."
"RIP Garry. Met him outside the Cork Opera House after a gig one night. He chatted with us about the band, life on the road and signed our ticket stubs. He was a real gentleman."
"Sad to hear of the passing of Gary, rats were a big part of my early teenage years ,RIP modern boy"
"R.I.P. Garry Roberts. Sad to hear of the passing of this unique musical force. Sincere condolences to all his family and friends and to Sir Bob & all the band "
"Shame. Grew up when these guys were rocking around. 'I don't like mondays' is a common thought of the majority of the workforce everywhere. Some legacy. Kudos sir rest easy "
"Thanks Garry for making such a brilliant ‘noise’ over the years. You will always be remembered and loved. RIP"
"So sad. A lovely man. He will be sorely missed by you all and fans alike. He would want you to carry on. Will be hard. All my love, Irene"
Just a few of MANY. Garry always had a good relationship with the Fans, generously making time to sign autographs, pose for pics and buy drinks.
(185) Garry Roberts BOOMTOWN RATS Signing Autographs Team Derek - YouTube