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Urban Music Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name July 26
Last Updated 12-05-2019
-- is 78 in the year 2019 and 79 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1941Hall of Famer, Actress, Rhythm and Blues SingerMisc: sang backup on many groups; sang her annual holiday song "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" on David Letterman's late night shows for most of the years until Letterman retired in May of 2015.Group Names: The Crystals, Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans, soloistMovie Titles: Lethal Weapon
🎵Wayne Wonder -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1972
Rap Music Performer, Jamaican
Misc: some say b. in 1966 and most list b. in 1972, but his music career started in 1987. Was he 15 then?
🎵Brenton Wood -- is 78 in the year 2019 and 79 in the year 2020; b.7/26/1941
Songwriter, Pianist, Soul Singer
Names/Places: RN:Alfred Smith
Song Titles: The Oogum Boogum Song, Gimme Little Sign
🎵Al Banks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1937 d.7/??/1977 N.S. (40) or 7/??/1977 N.S. (39)
Singer, Doo Wop Performer
Misc: I can't find the exact date he died; was either age 39 or 40 depending on whether he died before or after his birthday
Group Names: The Turbans
🎭🎵Dobie Gray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1940 d.12/6/2011 (71)
Actor, Composer/Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brookshire, TX; RN:Leonard Victor Ainsworth
Misc: AP says b. 1942
🎵Bobby Hebb -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1938 d.8/3/2010 (72)
Songwriter, Musician, Pop Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Country Singer
Misc: some say b. 1941
Song Titles: Sunny
🎵Andrea True -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/26/1943 d.11/7/2011 (68)
Group Names: Andrea True Connection (lead)
🎵Mary Wells -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/13/1943 N.S. d.7/26/1992 N.S. (49)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Detroit; MN:Esther
Song Titles: My Guy
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