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Beloved Bloomington musician Jesse Slokum passes away Sunday — #Busking4Freedom

Jesse Slokum on Kirkwood, June 19, 2017. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan)

Jesse Slokum, a fixture on the Bloomington scene for decades, passed away from natural causes Sunday, according to Monroe County Coroner Joani Stalcup.

Bloomingtonians took to Facebook Monday morning to remember Slokum, however, the social media site soon shut down.

Slokum could often be found hanging out on the patio of Soma coffeehouse or busking along the streets of the city, primarily on Kirkwood.

The Limestone Post put a video on Youtube where Slokum tells his story about being at Woodstock …

Slokum’s Twitter feed

https://twitter.com/surrealjpslokum?lang=en

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