William Paco Strickland http://whqr.org en Remembering William "Paco" Strickland http://whqr.org/post/remembering-william-paco-strickland <p>Local flamenco guitarist William "Paco" Strickland passed away Monday afternoon.&nbsp; He had been battling cancer for the better part of 5 years.&nbsp; Having been the host of Flamenco Cafe, a program carried on WHQR for more than 15 years, Paco was part of the WHQR family and a great friend to all who were lucky enough to know him.&nbsp; Four years ago today, Paco performed on the program Soup to Nuts Live in the WHQR gallery.&nbsp; In remembrance of Paco, we have a clip from that performance in which George Scheibner asks Paco about his cancer and how it was impacting his life at the tim Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:31:48 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 30530 at http://whqr.org Remembering William "Paco" Strickland Flamenco guitarist William "Paco" Strickland passes away at 60 http://whqr.org/post/flamenco-guitarist-william-paco-strickland-passes-away-60 <p></p><p>Flamenco guitarist William “Paco” Strickland passed away Monday afternoon after battling multiple myeloma – a form of blood cancer – for years.&nbsp;</p><p>In the early 90s, Strickland launched what became a nationally-syndicated flamenco guitar show called “Flamenco Café” on WHQR.&nbsp; The station carried his show for more than 15 years.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:49:27 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 30515 at http://whqr.org Flamenco guitarist William "Paco" Strickland passes away at 60