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Spirit Unforgettable, the Story of Spirit of the West Frontman’s Battle with Dementia, to Air on HBO Friday

One of the most poignant music stories of the past couple of years has been that of John Mann, the singer for Spirit of the West, and his fight with early onset dementia. His story is told in a documentary called Spirit Unforgettable, a favourite at the Hot Docs Festival this year, will run on HBO Friday at 8:30 ET. Here’s a trailer.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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