3/19/13- Legendary Spinner passes

todayMarch 19, 2013


Bobbie Smith
Sad news today, another of the great voices of R&B has been stilled. Bobbie Smith, the lead singer for The Spinners from their inception in the late 50′s, passed away from complications from influenza and pneumonia over the weekend in Orlando.
Smith, who was 76, lent his smooth tenor to that memorable run of Thom Bell produced hits on Atlantic Records in the 1970′s, including “I’ll Be Around,” “Could It Be I’m Falling in Love,” “Games People Play” and “Then Came You” (with Dionne Warwick).

Written by: Barry Scott

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3/19/13- Bonnie Tyler: UK Contest

The United Kingdom has long been holding out for a Eurovision hero, and now the wait could be over: today the BBC confirmed that international musical legend Bonnie Tyler will represent the UK in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. Bonnie will be flying the flag for the United Kingdom at the 58th Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö, Sweden, in front of an estimated global audience of over 120 million viewers. Bonnie says, 'I am truly honoured and delighted to be […]

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