Death of Wendell Holmes

June 19, 2015
Rosedale, Maryland | Age 71

Singer, songwriter of Holmes Brothers, dies
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By KASEY JONES, The Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) — Wendell Holmes, the guitarist, pianist and singer and songwriter of the soul and blues band The Holmes Brothers, has died.

Paul Kahn, Holmes' manager, says the 71-year-old musician died Friday at his home in Rosedale, Maryland. Kahn says Holmes died of complications from pulmonary hypertension.

Holmes and his older brother, bassist Sherman Holmes, played churches in Virginia when they were growing up, and after high school...

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