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Police say death of ‘Soul Train’ creator Don Cornelius, 75, appears to be suicide

LOS ANGELES – Don Cornelius, the producer and television host who created the dance show “Soul Train,” was found shot dead in his Los Angeles home early Wednesday morning in what appears to be a suicide, the Los Angeles Police

/ R&B, Soul

Police say death of ‘Soul Train’ creator Don Cornelius, 75, appears to be suicide

LOS ANGELES – Don Cornelius, the producer and television host who created the dance show “Soul Train,” was found shot dead in his Los Angeles home early Wednesday morning in what appears to be a suicide, the Los Angeles Police

‘At Last’ – In death, blues and soul singer Etta James, 73, finds respite from hard life

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Etta James, 73, the powerful rhythm-and-blues singer whose more than five-decade career spawned such enduring hits as “At Last” and “Tell Mama,” making her a profound influence on younger generations of female vocalists, died Friday. Ms. James,

‘At Last’ – In death, blues and soul singer Etta James, 73, finds respite from hard life

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Etta James, 73, the powerful rhythm-and-blues singer whose more than five-decade career spawned such enduring hits as “At Last” and “Tell Mama,” making her a profound influence on younger generations of female vocalists, died Friday. Ms. James,

Afro-Caribbean percussionist Ralph MacDonald, composer of “Where Is The Love?”, dies at 67

STAMFORD, Conn. – Ralph MacDonald, a Grammy Award-winning percussionist and composer whose understated Afro-Caribbean rhythms were known as “the ghost” behind the hit records of a multitude of 1970s and ’80s pop stars and who was a co-writer on the

Afro-Caribbean percussionist Ralph MacDonald, composer of “Where Is The Love?”, dies at 67

STAMFORD, Conn. – Ralph MacDonald, a Grammy Award-winning percussionist and composer whose understated Afro-Caribbean rhythms were known as “the ghost” behind the hit records of a multitude of 1970s and ’80s pop stars and who was a co-writer on the

Street singer with the sound of Philly, Howard Tate sang ‘soul’ with soul

TRENTON, N.J. — Soul singer Howard Tate, who got a second chance at a musical career three decades after being derailed by disputes with industry executives, personal tragedy and drug addiction, has died at age 72. Tate died Dec. 2,

Street singer with the sound of Philly, Howard Tate sang ‘soul’ with soul

TRENTON, N.J. — Soul singer Howard Tate, who got a second chance at a musical career three decades after being derailed by disputes with industry executives, personal tragedy and drug addiction, has died at age 72. Tate died Dec. 2,