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Buble Quits Music

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Paperback Rocker, Oct 13, 2018.

  1. abnormaltoy

    abnormaltoy BushBaby Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 28, 2013
    Tucson
    I don't really know what to say to that other than I was extremely blessed with an exceptionally healthy child, the thought of losing her, well, it's just something I don't think I could endure.

    So good on him...take the rest of your life to enjoy your family and the fruits of your labor.
     
  2. Deebs3

    Deebs3 Strat-O-Master

    721
    Jul 10, 2014
    Australia
    I'm sure he'll be back when life settles down for him, he sure is a smooth singer though, yeah I've got his Xmas album.
     
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  3. LeicaBoss

    LeicaBoss Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 4, 2015
    New Jersey
    Quitting the music BUSINESS is different than quitting music.

    (I quit the music business 20 years ago when I realized I had no talent or charisma... but I still play!)
     
  4. CigBurn

    CigBurn Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    61
    Jun 22, 2014
    Same Shed Different Day
    Man I don't care who you are, that's a rough mountain of challenges right there.
     
  5. Neil.C

    Neil.C Most Honored Senior Member

    Mar 3, 2012
    Surrey, England
    A terrible shame.

    I guess that is what we would all do in a similar situation.
     
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  6. abnormaltoy

    abnormaltoy BushBaby Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 28, 2013
    Tucson
    And you know what, it doesn't matter who you are rich and powerful or dirt poor, that's your child there ill
     
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  7. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jul 28, 2011
    Pawnee, Indiana
    Good for him. He has already accomplished more before quitting, than most artists do in decades.

    His covers are good. His original songs are even better. He’s created a musical legacy already, that will last. Everything, Home, Just haven’t met you yet, and Hollywood are awesome tunes.. and those are his only main ones im aware of.

    He’s in his 40s already. Unlikely he will have more pop radio hits, in today’s music climate. It’s a good time for him to stop, if he chooses.

    If he wants to come back later, that’s cool too. His genre is one that he can do until he’s 70, easily. Ages well.

    There are obviously things more important than a career.
     
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  8. Lonn

    Lonn Mod Admin Staff Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    He's fortunate to be able to do so financially. Nothing is guaranteed in life, he's got tons of money and the time to be with his kids while they grow up. I always admired Garth Brooks stepping away to do the same thing.
     
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  9. AncientAx

    AncientAx Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    59
    Nov 24, 2010
    Maryland
    As someone with a child with a disability I fully understand ! If I were financially able to stop working and spend all my time with my son I would be retired instantly ......
     
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  10. TheDuck

    TheDuck Most Honored Senior Member

    Age:
    53
    Jan 12, 2016
    Lil' Rhody
    Who could blame him.
    I give him kudos to the max. He's a huge talent, very wealthy, and yet, his values are right where they should be.


    Many could learn a thing or two from this man.
     
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  11. ido1957

    ido1957 Senior Stratmaster

    Oct 13, 2014
    Canada
    His management company is denying that he is quitting. He may have commitments that he cannot break. Whatever, I sympathize with any parent who has a child with any debilitating or life threatening medical condition.
     
  12. mjark

    mjark Senior Stratmaster

    Jul 15, 2015
    Maryland
    Health problems with kids are a tough burden for parents. I wish them all well.
     
  13. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jul 28, 2011
    Pawnee, Indiana
    If he does have commitments, it’s best to let him out of them. Chaining someone (especially a celebrity with some leverage) to doing something their heart isn’t in, leads to music like this.