Jimmy Pagano's Legacy: Tell Us Your Stories

We've been following developments involving area jam hero Jimmy Pagano since his tragic death one month ago. Now we want to hear from the countless friends, followers, and fans who have lifetimes worth of memories to share regarding the fallen drummer.

As his June 5 Memorial Tribute at America's Backyard approaches, think of a brief story or memory regarding his musical legacy in the local community. What was a memorable performance with him that you were a part of? When did you first encounter Jimmy and understand his kind heart and love of music? Are there songs you hear that will always remind you of him?

E-mail us your thoughts with your full name and "Jimmy Pagano Tribute" in the subject to: music@browardpalmbeach.com by Monday, May 23 at noon.

We'll compile as many as we can in our print music section. All of the submissions will be published together on our blog leading up to the June 5 Memorial tribute. Many thanks in advance.

Jimmy Pagano Memorial Tribute & Benefit Event. Doors open at 4

p.m.; event begins at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at America's Backyard, 100

SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. No cover. Click here.

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