Prentiss Barnes

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Birthday
12, 1925
Birthplace
Magnolia, MS
Death Date
Oct 1, 2006 (81)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1925
Birthplace
Magnolia, MS
Death Date
Oct 1, 2006 (81)

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About

R&B bass singer who recorded hits like "Sincerely" and "The Ten Commandments of Love" with the vocal group The Moonglows.

Before Fame

He released "I Just Can't Tell No Lie" on his own label, selling ten thousand copies with barely any airplay, and then the ballad "Sincerely," which topped the R&B charts.

Trivia

After meeting Marvin Gaye at the Howard Theatre in Washington, he joined up with Gaye's group, The Marquees.

Family Life

He was born in Magnolia, Mississippi.

Associated With

His group, The Moonglows, contributed to the soundtrack of 1956 film Rock, Rock, Rock, which gave Britain its first glimpse of Chuck Berry and other pioneers of rock 'n' roll.

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