RB Greaves

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Birthday
28, 1943
Birthplace
Guyana
Death Date
Sep 27, 2012 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1943
Birthplace
Guyana
Death Date
Sep 27, 2012 (68)

About

Guyana-born singer best known for his Gold-selling 1969 single "Take a Letter, Maria". His cover of "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me" cracked the Top 40 the following year.

Before Fame

He was born on a U.S. Army Air Force base and was raised on a Seminole Indian reservation.

Trivia

His biggest hit, "Take a Letter, Maria" sold more than two and a half million copies by 1970.

Family Life

His uncle is legendary soul singer Sam Cooke.

Associated With

He scored a hit in 1970 with (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me", originally performed by Burt Bacharach.