Bobby DeBarge

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Birthday
5, 1956
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Aug 16, 1995 (39)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
5, 1956
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Aug 16, 1995 (39)

About

Lead singer of the Motown R&B group Switch who went from superstar to convicted drug trafficker.

Before Fame

He, his brother, and fellow local musician, Gregory Williams, founded the group First Class in 1976, which eventually became Switch.

Trivia

His stellar career was always marred by a persistent heroin habit, which he began in his early teenage years.

Family Life

He grew in in Detroit, Michigan with an abusive father.

Associated With

His group Switch and Barry White's backup singers White Heat teamed up on Switch's debut album in 1975.

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