Tuesday, 9 October 2007

Another legend bites the dust

Bobby Byrd | Obituaries | Guardian Unlimited Music
Bobby Byrd, who has died of cancer aged 73, was the arranger and the often uncredited composer of many of the hits of soul singer James Brown (obituary, December 27 2006). Byrd did enjoy chart success but his light baritone was most conspicuous in the "get on up" responses to Brown on his Sex Machine signature tune.

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