Tuesday, March 25, 2008
HELP CHRIS GAFFNEY
I just learned tonight from my friend George Bullfrog that Chris Gaffney is suffering from liver cancer.
Gaffney is a singer/guitarist/accordion player who has performed as a solo artist, with his band The Hacienda Brothers and with Dave Alvin's Guilty Men. The picture here shows him with Alvin at the 2006 Thirsty Ear Festival in Santa Fe.
His family, along with Alvin, have set up a Web site to help with Gaffney's medical expenses.
"While Chris has insurance, it will only cover a fraction of his expenses. We need to raise at least $60,000 to cover the difference.," the site says.
Please check out the Web site and help if you can.
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