Jay & The Americans' Jay Traynor Passes
January 2, 2014 at 11:48 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS has learned that JAY TRAYNOR, lead singer for JAY & THE AMERICANS back in the early '60s, has died after a two-year battle with liver cancer. TRAYNOR, who also sang with THE MYSTICS, sang lead on the AMERICANS' first hit, "She Cried," after which he embarked on a solo career.
Most recently, he had been touring with JAY SIEGEL's TOKENS; SIEGEL announced TRAYNOR's passing on his band's FACEBOOK page.