Canadian Singer, Radio Host Terry Black Dies
June 30, 2009 at 5:02 AM (PT)
Condolences to family, friends, and fans of TERRY BLACK, who went from teen idol to music veteran to radio personality in CANADA over a long career. BLACK died SUNDAY at his home in KAMLOOPS, BC after a battle with multiple sclerosis at 62, according to the KELOWNA CAPITAL NEWS.
BLACK was 15 when his single "UNLESS YOU CARE," recorded in LOS ANGELES with studio musicians like GLEN CAMPBELL and LEON RUSSELL, became a hit in CANADA and made it to #99 on the U.S. BILLBOARD Hot 100 for TOLLIE RECORDS. He later partnered with first wife LAUREL WARD as "BLACK AND WARD," scoring a U.S. hit for KAMA SUTRA RECORDS with "GOIN' DOWN (ON THE ROAD TO L.A.)," which peaked at #57.
Most recently, BLACK hosted "THE SIXTIES AT SIX" on RADIO NL Talk CHNL-A (RADIO NL)/KAMLOOPS.
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