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on: November 26, 2011, 05:33:58 AM

From what I gather on FB, Bell Piper, Michael Schenker's wife (?), passed away.
This could explain why he's not on the tour with Uli and Leslie. And it doesn't bode well for his future...

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Reply #1 on: November 26, 2011, 09:19:28 AM

From what I've read yesterday on FB, she was Michael's ex-wife. Some people were trying to locate him for child custody issues, but to no avail. Now it looks like the problem is solved. Overall, it's a sad story, she was only 56. RIP.
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Reply #2 on: November 26, 2011, 10:43:47 AM

I thought she was the EX wife/manager that took him to the cleaners, forced him to sell all the Gibson Vs and made his life even more miserable. 
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Reply #3 on: November 26, 2011, 04:13:24 PM

Randy Piper, who is supposedly Bell's ex-husband (but I could have totally misinterpreted that), called her Michael Schenker's wife.
That's all I know... beats me
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Reply #4 on: November 26, 2011, 06:29:27 PM

I think Sancho may be correct.  I first heard about her passing from Piper via his FB page.
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Reply #5 on: November 26, 2011, 07:12:50 PM

I don't know if Michael was ever married to her but they had a kid or kids together. She managed him for awhile as well. There was a pretty public deal on the net about child support and whatnot that involved her and Michael. His wife Linda is the one who sold all of his stuff and basically kicked him out on the street. This was what prompted the famous selling of his 2 Gibson Vs a few years back.
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Reply #6 on: November 26, 2011, 09:55:39 PM

Apparently there was another former manager named Nancy Lewis who Schenker was at odds with.
He claims she screwed him and she claimed he was crazy. Probably both true. Nancy Lewis I think
was also a former manager of Robin Trower.
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Reply #7 on: November 26, 2011, 11:36:21 PM

I remember that the old DRG poster Battty had all the inside scoop on the situation.  Bella was his manager/wife around the time of Walk on Water. I think MS had found religion and had quit drinking for a while and they were living in Arizona. Next I heard, he had cheated and she went on the warpath. And because she was both his wife AND his manager, she (as a wife) took him to the cleaners for child support and maybe alimony too; and as his manager, she fucked up his business shit royally. He brought it all on himself and probably deserved all of it.
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Reply #8 on: November 27, 2011, 11:55:21 AM

I feel bad for her kids.She and Michael had two together,Chinua and Essenz.I'm pretty sure they never married.He has one son,Michael Jr., with Linda
,who he did marry.Mikey's stories about how these two ladies allegedly screwed him,his child support issues and his fear of living in or even visiting
the States because his financial issues is old news.Who knows where the truth lies in this he said/she said affair,but it's safe to say that Mike is never
going to be Father Of The Year.
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Reply #9 on: December 02, 2011, 04:53:57 AM

On topic of Father of the Year, it doesn't help that he has no clue how to name his children either.
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Reply #10 on: December 02, 2011, 08:54:43 AM

On topic of Father of the Year, it doesn't help that he has no clue how to name his children either.
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