Boxden hiphop sports wild'ish games movies news eyecandy tech gear rides
trending now popular now #top20 top yesterday all sections videos pics tracks headlines

Apr 26 - Southern Soul Singer Reggie P Dies

most watched this minute | see more
most viewed right now
35 viewing
 Audio inside Nicki Minaj on Why Tyga Isn't on Final Version of T..
39 comments
most viewed right now
33 viewing
Video inside Game Theory: Toad's DEADLY Secret (Super Mario Bros.)
22 comments

top in section
19 viewing
 New Jay Elect
top in hiphop
top in section
14 viewing
 Video inside Massive Amounts Of Daddy Longlegs Take Over A Home NSF..
top in wild'ish

people viewing this topic:   (0 members and 1 guests)  
 
 

let em know Share this on TwitterShare this on Facebook
 Apr 26 - Southern Soul Singer Reggie P Dies
topic by asexy14u2c - 04-26-2011, 09:59 AM


For several years Pettus was with the Bar-Kays before going solo. He became known as the 'Prince and Badd Boy of Southern Soul' music.

Former Bar-Kays member and songwriter Mark Bynum knew Pettus well.

Bynum said, "I really feel in my heart Reggie was a high energetic type guy and Reggie gave his all no matter what he did."

Pettus had a couple of number one hits including the song called Why Me, but he had also battled health issues and money problems left his family penniless.

Bynum said, "I know times are hard and most people in the city who do know Reggie if you can help it would be good, but even the support and love of the family is even more important."

Love said, "We knew he had heart conditions through the years, but its never easy to hear when one of your brothers is failing to that kind of illness or dies. It's kind of hard and it took everybody by a storm."

Reggie Pettus, a Memphis artist who loved performing on the stage and recording in the studio.

Love said, "I just hope everybody just lends a hand of support and come help us send Reggie off in the right way."

Funeral services for Pettus are scheduled Tuesday at Mount Nebo Baptist Church on Vance and Lauderdale in Memphis.

By the way, an account has been set up at First Tennessee Bank to help his family pay for funeral services.


Former Bar-Kays Member & Southern Soul Singer Dies - WREG



2 comments for "Apr 26 - Southern Soul Singer Reggie P Dies"

- To post a comment, join the squad -


 04-26-2011, 11:45 AMaway - #2
Old Man Quillis 14 heat pts14 space
avatar
space
$23,721 | POWERFUL
RIP.... losing so many brothas to health problems and violence way before their time.
 04-27-2011, 03:58 AMaway - #3
Teddy Loc 1 heat pts space
avatar
space
$3,675 | 14079586
R.I.P. Reggie P.....He was a good singer and his song is a classic...Seen him live at the Mother Day Blues Fest a couple years ago. R.I.P. to a legend....




 

Home > BX Table Of Contents > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines
  
    
          join bx


 




that hot ish yesterday


most viewed right now
19 viewing
Video inside Juvenile at The Breakfast Club: Ca$h Money, Financi..
30 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
17 viewing
Image inside 3am When the Party is Over  
18 comments
@eyecandy
most viewed right now
15 viewing
Article inside This is the Article Dame Referred to when he spok..
125 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
10 viewing
Image inside Yeezy Season One Price List  
100 comments
@gear
most viewed right now
9 viewing
Video inside A Night With Japan's Highest Paid Male Gigolo
87 comments
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
8 viewing
Video inside Ebro Pisses Off 50 Cent, Talks New EP + Baby Mamas ..
44 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
6 viewing
Image inside rumored Kanye West's 'So Help Me God' Album Trackl..
55 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
4 viewing
Video inside Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer 3 14 Things You M..
31 comments
@movies
most viewed right now
3 viewing
Video inside 50 Cent Speaks On His Son's $700k Deal, The Beast E..
31 comments
@hiphop


contact us   |   bx@twitter   |   bx@facebook   |   privacy   |   search   |   BX 1998-end of time.