12/07/11 – Dobie Gray has died.

12/07/11 – Dobie Gray has died.

Our "Lost 45" pal, Dobie Gray, who hit the top of the music charts in 1973 with "Drift Away"  (and the top with the Uncle Kracker remake) has died in Nashville. He was 71. Charlie Andrews, Gray's attorney ...

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11/19/11 – Bonnie Pointer arrested

11/19/11 – Bonnie Pointer arrested

Authorities say singer Patricia "Bonnie" Pointer of the Pointer Sisters has been arrested for investigation of possessing rock cocaine. Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore says the 61-year-old singer was ...

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11/04/11 – James Brown’s manager convicted

11/04/11 – James Brown’s manager convicted

James Brown's former manager has been sentenced to three years of home confinement on charges he took more money than he was allowed under contract from the late soul singer in his final years. 72-year-old ...

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10/29/11 – Lionel Richie Goes Country!

10/29/11 – Lionel Richie Goes Country!

Lionel Richie is going country. The smooth R&B singer will perform country duets on his upcoming album "Tuskegee" -- named after his Alabama birthplace. Richie, 62, best known for romantic ballads like ...

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10/5/11 – Miracles guitarist passes away

10/5/11 – Miracles guitarist passes away

Marv Tarplin, the Motown guitarist and songwriter behind Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, died on Friday at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 70. His cause of death has not yet been determined. Tarplin ...

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9/29/11 – R&B Pioneer Sylvia Robinson dies

9/29/11 – R&B Pioneer Sylvia Robinson dies

Sylvia Robinson, the singer, songwriter and record producer who formed the Sugar Hill Gang and made the first commercially successful rap recording, died early Thursday morning at a hospital in New Jersey. ...

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9/25/11 – Vesta Williams found dead

9/25/11 – Vesta Williams found dead

Vesta Williams, the voice behind such ’80s R&B staples as “Congratulations," "Once Bitten, Twice Shy" and “Sweet, Sweet Love,” has passed away. She was found in a hotel room in Los Angeles. She was 53 years old.

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Purchase Exclusive Interviews Heard On “The Lost 45s with Barry Scott!”

Purchase Exclusive Interviews Heard On “The Lost 45s with Barry Scott!”

Purchase exclusive recording artist interviews in our library on CD! (NOT for public airplay or re-sale. Limit 10 per customer).
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8/22/11 – Nickolas Ashford dead

8/22/11 – Nickolas Ashford dead

Nickolas Ashford, one-half of the successful Motown singer-songwriter duo of Ashford & Simpson, died Monday. He and his wife Valerie were both guests on my radio show and wrote and recorded some of the ...

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