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SOUL GROUP MEMBER IS DEAD AT 87

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Samuel Gooden (September 2, 1934 – August 4, 2022)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sam Gooden, one of the original members
of the Chicago soul group The Impressions and a member of the
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, has died.

His daughter, Gina Griffin, said Gooden died Thursday, a month shy
of his 88th birthday, in his hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee, surrounded by his family.

The Impressions formed in the 1950s after Gooden and brothers
Richard and Arthur Brooks met Curtis Mayfield and Jerry Butler
in Chicago.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Tony Bennett Rare Photos: See How He Got His Start | Time

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Singer Tony Bennett (Anthony Dominick Benedetto) is
96 today.

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GRAMMY AWARD WINNING SINGER IS DEAD

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William Hart, better known to his loyal fans as "Poogie",  the
lead singer and co-founder of the Philly soul group The Delfonics,
has died. He was 77.

According to multiple reports, Hart died Thursday at a hospital
in Philadelphia following complications from surgery.

Hart was initially taken to hospital after experiencing difficulties
with his breathing.

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DEBUT ALBUM RELEASED ON THIS DAY

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Released on June 21, 1965, the Byrds’ debut album, Mr. Tambourine
Man
, marked the beginning of the folk-rock revolution. In just a few months, the Byrds had become a household name, with a #1 single
and a smash-hit album that married the ringing guitars and backbeat
of the British Invasion with the harmonies and lyrical depth of folk to create an entirely new sound.

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MUSIC GENIUS IS 80 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Brian Douglas Wilson is a musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded The Beach Boys. He is widely known as
one of the most innovative and significant songwriters of the 20th century.

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Image 1 - Best Of  The Beach Boys Vol 1 by The Beach Boys LP Brian Wilson NM/M

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