Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70.
Fontella Bass, a St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with “Rescue Me” in 1965, has died. She was 72.
Award-winning R&B singer and songwriter Teena Marie, most known for the 1984 hit “Lovergirl,” has died.
Dubbed one of the best soul singers of all time, Solomon Burke died early Sunday at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport at age 70.