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Soul Singer Charles Bradley Dead At 68
Charles Bradley, the electrifying soul singer and critically acclaimed artist, died on Sept. 23 at age 68 after battling cancer of the liver and stomach.
"It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Charles Bradley," said Bradley's representative in a statement. "Always a fighter, Charles battled cancer with everything he had.."
Bradley's incredible career, which began as a James Brown impersonator, blossomed marvelously in recent years as a recording artist, releasing three studio albums on Daptone Recrods.
Just recently, Bradley announced that due to complications from his illness, he would forego his upcoming tour dates in order to recover. Unfortunately, the heartbreaking news of his passing comes as a devastating reminder of how lucky we were to experience Bradley's unique artistic talents.