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Jimmy Ruffin

Another one of the great soul voices has been silenced.  Singer Jimmy Ruffin passed away on Monday in Las Vegas; he was 78.

Ruffin was the older brother of late Temptations’ singer David Ruffin, and collaborated with his brother on the 1970 album  188 more words


Big Bank Hank

One of the original members of the Sugarhill Gang has passed away.  Big Bank Hank, who’s given name was Henry Jackson, was 57.

Sugarhill Gang were not the first rappers, or the first Rap group.   89 more words


Jack Bruce

Boy, I hate coming back from a break of any sort to this kind of news.  I’m finding it hard to be too sad, though.  Mom’s home, and doing much much better, thank you.   131 more words


Paul Revere

The leader of the classic 60s garage band Paul Revere and the Raiders has passed away peacefully at his home in Idaho.  Organist Paul Revere originally founded the band as an instrumental group, but that changed when he met singer Mark Lindsay, who joined the band in 1958. 129 more words