R&B singer Gerald Levert dies

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Gerald Levert, R&B singer, songwriter and producer died of a heart attack around 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

Gerald Levert was the son of Eddie Levert (of the soul group The O'Jays). Levert was known for a number of top ten hits in the 1980s and 90s, particularly "Pop, Pop Goes My Mind", "Casanova", and ABC-123". Levert had finished an album, which is expected to go into release in early 2007.

The memorial service for his death will be held Friday, November 17, and scheduled to honor Levert are Stevie Wonder, Johnny Gill and Angie Stone.


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