Gerald Levert Dies Of Heart Attack
November 10, 2006 at 3:09 PM (PT)
GERALD LEVERT passed away today (11/10) in his hometown of CLEVELAND of an apparent heart attack. He was 40.
GERALD came from a musical family: HIs father, EDDIE LEVERT, is the lead singer of the 1970s soul group THE O'JAYS. GERALD sang with his brother, SEAN, and MARC GORDON in the R&B trio LEVERT. He was also a part of the group LSG, with KEITH SWEAT and JOHNNY GILL.
During the 1980s and early 1990s, GERALD scored big hits with "Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop (Goes My Mind)," "Casanova," and "ABC-123." As a solo artist, GERALD's hits included "I'd Give Anything (To Fall in Love)," "You Got That Love," and "Mr. Too Damn Good to You."
WDAS-F/PHILADELPHIA air personality PATTI JACKSON is hosting a two-hour special tribute to LEVERT tonight from 5-7p. KENNY GAMBLE, TEENA MARIE and PATTI LABELLE are among those contributing their memories. Listen live on demand at www.wdasfm.com.