All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Disco’

Alien Planet Found That Raises Many Questions

A new planet has been discovered, one that is approximately eleven times the size of our own gas giant, Jupiter. The massive planet has been named HD 106906 b. What’s so special about the newly discovered exo-planet? According to calculations, HD 106906 b has the most distant known orbit of any planet around a sun. The massive size of the …

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Sugarfoot Bonner Dies: Ohio Players Frontman was 69

Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, the frontman for the Ohio Players, has died at the age of 69. The Ohio Players were a funk and R&B band popular in the 70s. The band is most famous for its number-one hits “Love Rollercoaster” and “Fire.” Bonner is reported to have passed away “quietly” in his hometown of Trotwood, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton. …

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Jimmy Ellis, Trammps Singer Dies at 74

On Thursday, March 8th of 2012, James T. “Jimmy” Ellis, lead singer of the well-known disco band The Trammps died at age 74. Ellis, who was a Rock Hill, North Carolina native, passed away due to complications during his fight with Alzheimer’s disease. While growing up in Rock Hill, N.C., Ellis was involved in various gospel groups, and after he …

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