Today in Music History for July 22: In 1944, Rick Davies, vocalist and keyboards player with "Supertramp," was born in England. "Supertramp's" breakthrough came with 1977's "Breakfast in America," a No. 1 album all over the world. In 1947, Don Henley, vocalist and drummer with the "Eagles," was born in Gilmer, Texas. The "Eagles" were the undisputed kings of country-rock in the 1970s with such songs as "Hotel California," "Lyin' Eyes," "Take ItIn 1944, Rick Davies, vocalist and keyboards player with "Supertramp," was born in England. "Supertramp's" breakthrough came with 1977's "Breakfast in America," a No. 1 album all over the world.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sam Gooden, one of the original members of the Chicago soul group The Impressions and a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, has died. He was 87. © Provided by The Canadian Press
His daughter, Gina Griffin, said Gooden died Thursday, a month shy of his 88th birthday, in his hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee, surrounded by his family. His death was first reported by WRCB-TV in Chattanooga.
The Impressions formed in the 1950s after Gooden and brothers Richard and Arthur Brooks met Curtis Mayfield and Jerry Butler in Chicago. Butler sang baritone lead on their breakthrough record in 1958, the classic ballad “For Your Precious Love," although many of their hits featured Mayfield's tenor, with Gooden singing bass behind him.
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The Impressions remained a top group in the 1960s, known for their gospel-styled harmonies and socially conscious songs. Mayfield helped write many of their hits, including the widely covered “People Get Ready,” along with “Gypsy Woman," “Keep on Pushing,” “It’s All Right" and “We’re A Winner.” They were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. Seven years later, “People Get Ready” was voted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
Mayfield left the group in 1970 for a solo career, although he continued to write and help produce for The Impressions. Gooden and fellow Chattanoogan Fred Cash continued to sing as The Impressions along with other lead singers, including Leroy Hutson. They toured until 2018.
Kristin M. Hall, The Associated Press
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