Doo-Wop Pioneer Johnny Carter sterft





Doo-Wop Pioneer Johnny Carter sterft op 75

(UPI and OfficialWire)
CHICAGO, IL CHICAGO, ILRock and Roll Hall of Fame zanger Johnny Carter, die zong in de doo-wop-groep, THE FLAMINGOS,  is overleden op de leeftijd van 75, Without naming sources, WBBM Radio and WLS-TV in Chicago reported that Carter died Friday in his hometown of Harvey, Ill., after a long battle with lung cancer.Via WBBM Radio en WLS-TV in Chicago meldde men dat Carter vrijdag stierf in zijn woonplaats van Harvey, Illinois,en na een lange strijd tegen longkanker. Carter, whose falsetto tenor voice was admired by fans and fellow singers alike, was a founding member of the rhythm and blues vocal group The Flamingos, based in Chicago, in 1953. Carter, wiens falsetstem en tenorstem bewonderd werd door fans en collega-zangers , was een stichtend lid van de rhythm and blues vocale groep The Flamingos, gevestigd in Chicago in 1953. Carter's writing and soaring vocals on their hit "Golden Teardrops" established his place in the R&B pantheon, WBBM said.  He moved to The Dells in 1960, remaining with that group for 49 years. Hij verhuisde later naar The Dells in 1960. Carter gained entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with both groups, one of the few performers to have such multiple citations. Johnny Carter werd opgenomen tot de “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” en dit met de beide groepen. The Dells had 46 records on the R&B charts over the years, most of which were recorded for Chicago's Chess label. De Dells had 46 records op de R & B-hitlijsten door de jaren heen, waarvan de meeste werden geregistreerd voor Chess Chicago-label. Their best-known songs were "Stay In My Corner" and "Oh, What a Night," the Hall of Fame says on its Web site. Hun meest bekende nummers waren "Stay In My Corner" en "Oh, What a Night".