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Marvin Brown

Marvin Brown (2020), Softones singer

by Kirk Fox

Marvin Brown was a singer with the soul music vocal group The Softones. He was known for his high falsetto voice.  

  • Died: Friday, July 3, 2020 (Who else died on July 3?) 
  • Details of Death: Died at the age of 66.   
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The Softones

The Softones formed in the 1960s in Baltimore, Maryland. They achieved success recording for Avco Records in the 1970s. They received national attention for their songs “I’m Gonna Prove It” and the Top 30 R&B hit “That Old Black Magic.” Brown was known for his falsetto voice similar to that of Earth, Wind & Fire singer Philip Bailey.

What they said about him

Full Obituary: CBS Baltimore

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