Grammy-winning yank singer Dr John has died at the age of seventy seven when suffering a attack.
The New Orleans-born musician died on Thursday, in step with a message announce on his official Twitter account. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer combined the genres of blues, pop, jazz, boogie-woogie woogie and rock and roll.
A statement said: “towards the break of day June vi, picture music legend Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr, referred to as Dr John, died of a attack. The family thanks all whom shared his distinctive musical journey & requests privacy at now. Memorial arrangements are proclaimed in due course.”
His career started within the late Fifties, once he became distinguished as a musician and singer on the metropolis music scene, before gaining recognition as a solo entertainer with the discharge of his album Gris-Gris in 1968. Dr John, who with success battled white plague, is probably best best-known for his 1973 hit, Right Place, Wrong Time.
He was married double and told the the big apple Times he had “a lot” of kids.