Shorty Long

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Birthday
20, 1940
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Jun 29, 1969 (29)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1940
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Jun 29, 1969 (29)

About

Soul singer who released hit singles on the legendary Motown label, including "Function at the Junction" and "Here Comes the Judge." He is a member of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He was born in Birmingham and was signed to Motown in 1963.

Trivia

He passed away in a boating accident in 1969. His funeral was attended by celebrities like Stevie Wonder, who played harmonica at the ceremony.

Family Life

His birth name is Frederick Earl Long.

Associated With

His song "Devil With a Blue Dress On" was covered by Mitch Ryder in 1966.

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