R.I.P. 70s soul music writer and singer David Camon

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    (August 13, 2016) We are sad to inform SoulTrackers of the death of soul music songwriter and performer David Camon, in his hometown of Birmingham.

    Camon issued a few singles in the 1970s and 80s as a singer, but was best known for the songs he provided for other stars, including Tyrone Davis (“Homewreckers”), Loleatta Holloway (“Cry To Me”) and several for The Controllers, most notablythe beautiful top 10 ballad “Somebody’s Gotta Win, Somebody’s Gotta Lose.”

    Camon also wrote, produced or arranged projects with dozens of other artists over the years, including Sam Dees, Bo Diddley, Anita Ward and Dorothy Moore, and in the past two decades his songs were covered or sampled by a number of hip-hop artists.

    In a year that has been filled with sad musical passings, we remember today David Camon as another talented artist who played an important role in the Golden Age of Soul Music.

    (August 13, 2016) We are sad to inform SoulTrackers of the death of soul music songwriter and performer David Camon, in his hometown of Birmingham.

    Camon issued a few singles in the 1970s and 80s as a singer, but was best known for the songs he provided for other stars, including Tyrone Davis (“Homewreckers”), Loleatta Holloway (“Cry To Me”) and several for The Controllers, most notablythe beautiful top 10 ballad “Somebody’s Gotta Win, Somebody’s Gotta Lose.”

    Camon also wrote, produced or arranged projects with dozens of other artists over the years, including Sam Dees, Bo Diddley, Anita Ward and Dorothy Moore, and in the past two decades his songs were covered or sampled by a number of hip-hop artists.

    In a year that has been filled with sad musical passings, we remember today David Camon as another talented artist who played an important role in the Golden Age of Soul Music.

    Thanks to SoulTracker Colton for letting us know

     
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