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R&B – rhythm & blues – originated as a mix of jazz, gospel and blues, but has gone on to incorporate influences from funk, hip-hop, and even rock music. The death of an R&B great can create in us a collective sense of loss and nostalgia, the feeling that an era has passed. This memorial site was created to honor and remember musicians, singers, composers and others who contributed to this vibrant form of musical expression.
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5/19/1970 - 6/17/2016

R&B Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Attrell Cordes

Attrell Cordes, the lead singer of the R&B group P.M. Dawn, died June 17, 2016, of kidney failure in New Jersey, according to multiple news sources. He was 46. The singer, also known as Prince Be the Nocturnal, was one-half of the influential R&B duo alongside his brother Jarett, also known as DJ Minutemix. Their hit, “Set Adrift on Memory Bliss,” featuring a sample of Spandau Ballet’s hit “True,” topped the Billboard Hot 100 in 1991. Follow-up singles “I’d Die Without You” and “Looking...
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