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Ashford & Simpson:  Nick Ashford  d: 8/22/2011

AWB: Robbie McIntosh drug poisoning, 1974

The Bar-Kays: all members in 1967 were killed in the same plane crash with Otis Redding except for Ben Cauley.   James Alexander was not on the plane

The Chi-Lites - Eugene Record - 12/23/40 - 7/22/05; cancer

The Clovers: Bill Harris (guitarist) and Harold Lucas (baritone)

The Coasters: Bobby Nunn  heart attack; Cornelius Gunter shot to death 2/26/90  

The Commodores: Milan Williams keyboardist; 3/28/48 - 7/9/06, cancer

The Contours: Hubert Johnson  7/11/81

The Dells:  Johnny Carter; 8/20/09

The Detroit Emeralds: Abrim Tilmon 1/12/45 - 7/6/82; heart attack

The Dramatics: William "Wee Gee" Howard 2000
; heart attack, Elbert Wilkins; 1992, Lenny Mayes; 2004, Ron Banks; 2010

The Drifters: Bill Pinkney; heart attack - 7/4/07

The Flamingos: Sollie McElroy 1/15/95 at age 61;  Nate Nelson heart attack  6/1/8
4, Johnny Carter 8/20/09

The Four Tops:  Lawrence Payton;  liver cancer 1997, Obie Benson, lung cancer 7/1/05, Levi Stubbs; 6/6/36-10/17/08

Gladys Knight & The Pips: Edward Patten 2/25/05; stroke

The Intruders: Eugene "Bird" Daughtry; 12/25/94 at age 55 

The Isley Brothers: O'Kelly Isley  heart attack  3/31/86 (age 48)
, Marvin Isley 6/6/2010

Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers: Frankie Lymon;   9/30/42 - 2/28/68; drug overdose, Joe Negroni (baritone, 9/5/78), Sherman Garnes (bass; 2/26/77)

Kool & The Gang: Charles Smith, Co-founder and lead guitarist; 9/6/48 - 6/20/06

The Main Ingredient: Donald McPherson ; 7/4/71, Tony Sylvester 11/26/06

The Manhattans: George "Smitty" Smith 1970 spinal meningitis, Richard Taylor; 12/7/87

The Marcels: Allen Johnson (bass)  9/28/95 
 
The Marvelettes: Georgeanna Marie Tilman Gordon 1/6/80 ; lupus
, Gladys Horton 1/26/2011

McFadden & Whitehead: John Whitehead; d:5/11/04 of murder; Gene McFadden 1/27/06

Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes: Harold Melvin, 6/25/39 - 3/24/94

The Miracles: Ronnie White (baritone)  8/26/95  leukemia  age 57

The Moonglows: Bobby Lester  cancer 1980

The O'Jays: William Powell, illness  5/16/77

The Orlons: Shirley Brickley;  age 32  gunshot wound

The Parliament/Funkadelics:  Ray Davis 3/29/40 - 7/5/05

The Platters: David Lynch (tenor)  cancer  1/2/81 (age 61). Paul Robi (baritone) cancer 2/1/89,  Tony Williams;  8/14/92  diabetes and emphysema. Zola Taylor; pneumonia 4/30/07.

The Pointer Sisters: Ruth Pointer 1953-2006

Ray, Goodman and Brown: Harry Ray, October 1992; stroke

The Righteous Brothers: Bobby Hatfield; 11/5/03, age 63

Ruby & and the Romantics: Ed Roberts  8/10/93 at age 57; cancer; Leroy Fann (bass);  1973

Sam and Dave: Dave Prater ;  car crash  4/9/88

The Shirelles: Addie "Micki" Harris ; 1982

Shirley & Lee - Shirley Goodman; 7/19/36 - 7/5/05

The Spaniels - James "Pookie" Hudson; 6/11/34-1/16/07, lung cancer

The Spinners: Phillippe Wynne (tenor);  1984, Billy Henderson; 2/2/07

The Supremes: Florence Ballard 6/30/43 - 2/26/76 ,  cardiac arrest

The Tams: Joseph Pope;  3/26/96 (age 63)

T.L.C.: Lisa "Left Eye" Lopez; April 25, 2002 at age 30, car accident in Honduras

The Temptations:  Elbridge Bryant, 1978 cirrhosis,  Paul Williams ; suicide 1973, David Ruffin; drug overdose 1991, Eddie Kendricks; lung cancer 1992, Melvin Franklin;  1995, Ray Davis 7/5/05,  Harry McGilberry 4/9/06, drug overdose, Ali Ollie Woodson 5/30/2010

Ike & Tina Turner:  Ike Turner; 11/5/31 - 12/12/07

The Tymes: George Williams; lead singer; died 7/31/03

Jr. Walker & the All Stars:  Autry DeWalt II; 11/23/95 (sax, vocals) , James Graves (drums); car crash 1967

War: Thomas "Papa Dee" Allen (percussion); 1988, cerebral hemorrhage