RIP: Colonel Abrams, house and R&B singer

RIP: Colonel Abrams, house and R&B singer

From the BBC:

US singer Colonel Abrams, a pioneer of house and dance music in the 1980s, has died at the age of 67.

The musician scored his biggest hit in 1985 with the club single Trapped, which reached number three in the UK.

Last year, it emerged he was living homeless in New York. Friends then launched a fundraising campaign to help him obtain vital diabetes medication.

His death was announced on Facebook by DJ Tony “Tune” Herbert, who said: “Now he is at peace.” […]

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