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Patricia Eva -Bonnie-Pointer July 11, 1950 – June 8, 2020

Patricia Eva -Bonnie-Pointer July 11, 1950 – June 8, 2020 was an American singer, most notable for being a member of the Grammy Award–winning vocal group, The Pointer Sisters. Pointer scored several moderate solo hits after leaving the Pointers in … Continue reading

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William Awihilima Kahaiali’i October 17, 1960 – May 18, 2020

William Awihilima Kahaiali’i (October 17, 1960 – May 18, 2020), known as Willie K, was an American musician who performed in a variety of musical styles, including blues, rock, Hawaiian, and opera. Born and raised in a family of musicians … Continue reading

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Bessie Regina Norris December 21, 1953 – May 10, 2020

Bessie Regina Norris December 21, 1953 – May 10, 2020 better known by her stage name Betty Wright, was an American soul and R&B singer, songwriter and background vocalist, who rose to fame in the 1970s with hits such as … Continue reading

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Richard Wayne Penniman December 5, 1932 – May 8, 2020 Little Richard

Richard Wayne Penniman December 5, 1932 – May 8, 2020 better known as Little Richard, is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. An influential figure in popular music and culture for seven decades, Penniman’s most celebrated work dates from the … Continue reading

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