This goes to all the individuals out there, be in control of your business don't let your business take control of you. 87 Feb. 20, 1929 April 20, 2016 Gordon A. Solie, a prominent figure in Portland's Classical music scene, passed away April 20, 2016, at Terwilliger Plaza. Solie first got into the wrestling game in Tampa, Florida in 1950, before moving on to primarily work for the NWA's Georgia & Florida territories.
Believe it or not, I also liked Rod Trongard from the AWA and later the WWF. Chip on his shoulder and all, Gordon got on a Kiwi flight and began belting down some drinks, and then fired up a cigarette. There are a lot of things that I remember about Dusty Rhodes. ( Log Out / Good Things Up Example.
I get why people loved him. I disagree. Is he a Hall Of Fame broadcaster? “It’s turning into a Pier 6 brawl!” “He’s not fast, he’s sudden!”…etc. Is he the greatest of all time?
When Gordon learned that some WCW staff members were still flying Delta, he was doubly ticked off.
Not only did he and Smoky take vacation trips on Gordon’s Delta frequent flyer miles, but a lot of the attendants knew him. Even when we are established we are not actors. TVTropes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. I don’t expect everybody to agree with everything I say. Gordon’s voice was deep and mellow. Jimmy Snuka was one of the great performers in the business.
I'm not gonna squeal out that this is my 23rd retirement, my real, real retirement. The fans dictate the direction of the wrestling industry. Personally, I like to think I'm like my old man. You might use some of them for a social media post or add to a photo to make a meme. They should be selling out every arena. ( Log Out /
Tony Schiavone, before he became nothing more than a WCW shill, was also very, very good.
I don't look like a body builder; fist fight in a parking lot, it doesn't matter.
They would make allowances if he occasionally drank too much, and perhaps even chastise him for lighting a cigarette on a plane.
"He showed so much dedication and respect for wrestling.
The guys that go into the Hall of Fame are the winners, and the losers are the ones who put them in there, and I would like to see some of the great losers through the years be in the Hall of Fame. You look at driving down the road, night after night, tryin' to make a town, getting $25 - that's hard times. Mark Twain. Check it out after the jump. Seattle Wrestling Reunion, July 17-18, 1998. When a wrestler would bleed, he’s say, “That man’s face is becoming a crimson mask.” He’d refer to a suplex as a su-play. That brings me to the man often lauded as the Golden voice of Professional wrestling…Gordon Solie. Harry Thornton says, "Well, fans! Remember that sometimes, when you hurt your backbone, you can't get it fixed because you don't have enough money. Here we have some of the all-time Gordon Solie Quotes pictures you would love to read, Post & Share.Gordon Solie Quotes are great because they're easy to remember, and they usually have a simple, powerful message. So in closing…is Gordon Solie a Legend? I get that.
Learn how your comment data is processed. His voice and style brought a sort of legitimacy to an otherwise predetermined product. The guy in the ring beats his opponent with the very same move, the vertical suplex. Again, this is not meant to be a trash piece on the Hall of Famer. T-Bar is not amused by CM Punk’s joke about Slapjack. For the announcers that had a limited knowledge of classic play by play, such as say Vince McMahon or Gorilla Monsoon….a great color man like Bobby Heenan or Jessie Ventura is essential. No. If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.