James Ingram, Dead at 66

James IngramJames Ingram was 66. He was a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Academy Award nominee best known for "Baby, Come to Me", "Somewhere Out There" and "I Don't Have the Heart".

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Definitely going to cue him up on Spotify this week, what a great voice he had.

January 29, 2019 @ 4:48 PM

Jody Thornton

Shit! That's really upsetting news!

January 29, 2019 @ 5:09 PM


Undoubtedly he was my favourite from that bumper crop of late '70s/early '80s R and B singers,
including Luther V., Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson and from a little later on the incomparable
Freddie Jackson of "Rock Me Tonight" infamy. FYI: Mr. Ingram co-wrote Michael Jackson's "P.Y.T,"
from Thriller with Quincy Jones. Lots of great collaborations followed, including "Yah-Mo Be There"
with Michael McDonald, "What About Me?" with Kenny Rogers and Kim Carnes, and "I Just Can't
Let Go" with David Pack and Michael McDonald. And I obviously can't leave out "Baby Come To
Me" and "How Do You Keep The Music Playing?" with Patti Austin. P.S., my first exposure to his
incredible voice was through a very premature viewing of "The Last American Virgin" back in '83
and hearing "Just Once" as a recurring musical motif. R.I.P.

January 30, 2019 @ 1:17 PM


He was my father's favourite artist. RIP

February 6, 2019 @ 4:43 PM

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