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6/28/14-R&B Legend Bobby Womack Dies

Bobby Womack, one of the legends of soul and a guest on "The Lost 45s," has died at age 70. At this stage Womack's cause of death has not been announced although in March he revealed he was suffering from colon cancer and undergoing surgery. Bobby Womack was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 after a 50 year career that not only included performing and […]

todayJune 28, 2014

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9/17/13- Barry White gets Hollywood Star

R&B legend and frequent "Lost 45" guest Barry White was posthumously awarded the 2,506th star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday. What took them so long? Motown founder Berry Gordy spoke on behalf of the late Barry White, who died on July 4, 2003. Friday marked what would have been White's 69th birthday. "People can't get enough of Barry White's music and even though he passed away many […]

todaySeptember 17, 2013

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1/6/13-Bobby Womack has Alzheimer's

R&B legend and "Lost 45s" guest Bobby Womack has announced that he was suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease, saying 'It's not bad yet but will get worse.' He issued a statement thanking his fans for the love and support they have shown since the announcement: "Thanks to all of my fans for their prayers and well wishes. I truly appreciate and can feel your love. With the […]

todayJanuary 6, 2013

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11/10/12 – Major Harris Passes

Former Delfonics singer Major Harris died in Richmond. He was 65 years old. The R&B, soul singer left the Delfonics in 1974 to go solo and record his hit 1975 song "Love Won't Let Me Wait." Before making a name for himself with the Delfonics in the early '70s, Harris was a member of several groups including The Teenagers and Nat Turner's Rebellion.

todayNovember 15, 2012

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10/3/12 – R. B. Greaves dead

R. B. Greaves, an R&B singer whose 1969 hit "Take a Letter, Maria" reached No. 2 on the Billboard pop chart, died on Thursday in Los Angeles. He was 68. Mr. Greaves was a nephew of the gospel and soul singer Sam Cooke, who was shot and killed by a Los Angeles motel manager in 1964. Mr. Greaves’s 1970 version of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s “Always Something There to […]

todayOctober 3, 2012

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5/25/12 – Bobby Womack cancer free!

With all the bad news that has been occurring this year, it is great to hear that "Lost 45s" guest Bobby Womack has been declared free of cancer. The R&B great and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member had announced he was suffering from cancer back in March. At the time, Womack had been in the hospital suffering from pneumonia when the colon cancer was discovered and diagnosed as […]

todayMay 25, 2012

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1/20/12 – Etta James has died.

Etta James, whose assertive, earthy voice lit up such hits as "The Wallflower," "Something's Got a Hold on Me" and the wedding favorite "At Last," has died, according to her longtime friend and manager, Lupe De Leon. She was 73. She died from complications from leukemia with her husband, Artis Mills, and her sons by her side, De Leon said. She was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, and also suffered […]

todayJanuary 20, 2012

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1/17/12 – Jimmy Castor Dead

Jimmy Castor, known for his funky and funny hits during the 70s, has died in Las Vegas at age 64. As the leader of the Jimmy Castor Bunch, he topped the charts with such cuts as the humorous "Troglodyte (Cave Man)" and "The Bertha Butt Boogie." He was a guest on "The Lost 45s" a few times and will be missed.

todayJanuary 17, 2012

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1/04/12 – Queen of Soul to marry!

Legendary soul singer and "Lost 45s" guest Aretha Franklin is engaged to her "longtime friend and confidant," William 'Willie' Wilkerson, Franklin's spokeswoman said in a statement. The "forever friends" are thinking about getting married in Miami Beach, Florida, with a reception afterward aboard a luxury yacht, the statement added. The 69-year-old singer is considering Donna Karan, Valentino and Vera Wang to design her dress. "We're looking at June or July […]

todayJanuary 5, 2012

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