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Dave Fisher Founding Member and Lead Singer of the 1960s Folk Group the Highwaymen Dies

Dave Fisher Founding Member and Lead Singer of the 1960s Folk Group the Highwaymen Dies

Dave Fisher, founding member and lead singer of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen, whose recording of the Civil War anti-slavery song “Michael, Row the Boat Ashore" became a surprise pop hit in 1962, has died. He was 69. Fisher died Friday at his home in Rye, N.Y., of myelofibrosis, a rare blood disease, family friend Nicole ...