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Tyrone Davis: Give It Up (Turn It Loose): The Very Best of the Columbia Years

Read "Give It Up (Turn It Loose): The Very Best of the Columbia Years" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

Typically, when Greenville, Mississippi and music are mentioned in the same breath, Delta blues singers come to mind--like Lil' Dave Thompson, Willie Foster, Roosevelt “Booba Barnes, and Eden Brent. But this small city along the river has produced singers in other genres as well. Bud Cockrell was one of the founding members of the rock group Pablo Cruise; likewise Bruce Blackmon with Starbuck. On the soul side of things, Mary Wilson was one of the original Supremes and the only ...

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R&B singer Tyrone Davis dead at 66

R&B singer Tyrone Davis dead at 66

Source: All About Jazz

CHICAGO -- Veteran rhythm and blues singer Tyrone Davis died Wednesday, four months after he had a stroke that left him in a coma, his business partner said.

He was 66. Davis was taken to hospital in September and was undergoing rehabilitation at a suburban Chicago nursing home at the time of his death, Leo Graham said.

Davis began his career in the 1960s and his baritone voice and warm and romantic singing style made him popular in the 1970s. ...



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