June 8, 2010

Marvin, Youngest Of Isley Brothers, Dies in Uptown at 56

Marvin, Youngest Of Isley Brothers, Dies At 56― 

Marvin Isley, the bass player who helped give R&B powerhouse the Isley Brothers their distinctive sound, died at a Chicago hospital over the weekend. He was 56. Isley died Sunday morning in a hospice at Weiss Memorial Hospital, at 4646 N. Marine Dr. in the Uptown neighborhood, hospital spokeswoman Catherine Gianaro said. She could not confirm a cause of death...The Isley Brothers' body of work have spanned more than half a century. They are known for classic hits such as "Shout" (1959), "Twist and Shout" (1962), and "This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)" (1966), the Grammy-winning "It's Your Thing" (1969), "That Lady" (1973), and "Fight the Power" (1975)...

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