CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) — Rhythm and blues singer Billy Scott has died in the U.S. at age 70.
Bill Kopald with the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame said Scott died from pancreatic and liver cancer Saturday at his home.
Born Peter Pendleton, he sang with various groups while in the Army. After he was discharged in 1964, he changed his name and with his wife, Barbara, began recording as The Prophets in 1966. Their first gold record was 1968's "I Got...
"I 'm sorry about your lost may peace be with your family death will be no more one day revelation 21:4"
– domonique hinkle ,
snellville, GA, Mar 26, 2013
"I GREW UP LISTENING TO HIS MUSIC , EVEN MY DAD GOT INTO . THAT WAS SOMETHING IN ITS SELF. HAVING TWO GENERATIONS IN THE SAME HOUSE AT THE SAME TIME. HE WOULD EVEN GET UP AND DANCED WITH ME AT TIMES. I BET THE ANGELS ARE ROCKING ALL NIGHT THERE TO."
– MARY PLOURDE, FRIEND OF THE MUSIC,
JACKSONVILLE , FL, Dec 04, 2012