city: santa clarita

eternal valley memorial park

from gene vincent posted in music by pete_nice

Early rock and roll pioneer Gene Vincent died from a ruptured stomach lining on October 12, 1971 at the age of 36. He was interred at this cemetery shortly thereafter.

Gene Vincent lived a storied life, with adventures including being in the car crash that killed Eddie Cochran, shooting at Gary Glitter in a German hotel room, and playing with the Beatles at Shea Stadium.

The writer of "Be-Bop-A-Lula", Gene Vincent is in both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

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where paul walker died

from paul walker posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

On November 30, 2013, Paul Walker attended a charity event in California for Reach Out Worldwide, the nonprofit organization for disaster victims that he had set up to help provide relief around the world following the Haiti earthquakes in 2010.

That afternoon Walker left the event with his friend Roger Rodas. Rodas was driving a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT and Walker was riding in the passenger seat when Rodas lost control of the car on Hercules Street in Santa Clarita and crashed into light pole and tree. Both men died when the car burst into flames.

Walker, who was 40 years old, was on a hiatus from filming the seventh movie in the ongoing Fast & Furious franchise when the accident occurred.

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the pawn shop

from drive posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

With some neon signs in the windows and pawn and loans painted on the side, this Santa Clara Elks Lodge became the pawn shop that Ryan Gosling (as Driver) helps rob in Drive.

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