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Belita Woods Dies Aged 63



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Just seen that former Parliament & Brainstorm singer Belita Woods had died of heart failure.

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as the msm info below shows someone who's work touched many lives in many ways

Belita Woods is a former lead singer of late 70's R&B group, Brainstorm.Brainstorm had a disco hit in 1977 called "Lovin' Is Really My Game". Their follow-up album, 1978's Journey To The Light featured a more soul-funk sound, anchored by the album tracks "We're On Our Way Home" and "If You Ever Need To Cry".

Prior to joining Brainstorm, Woods had an early 70s Epic demo playing on Detroit urban radio called "I Just Love You" (considered a rare item for those who collect soul music), a soulful Denise LaSalle-ish groove. Also released the amazing, classic single "Magic Corner/ Grounded" on Detroit label Moira in 1967.

Started touring and recording with P-Funk All-Stars in 1992 which led to many....

Belita Karen Woods - October 23 1948 - May 14 2012

clip below from 2004

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Belita Woods by Shannon J. Effinger, on Flickr




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Sad indeed, she will always have "Magic Corner" in my play box

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Sad sad news .... What a really nice wonderful woman ... RIP Belita Woods God bless .

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One of the all time great female soul voices, very sad.

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SAD NEWS,FANTASTIC ARTIST,R.I.P. MS WOODS

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Very Sad News

R.I.P. Belita

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Very sad news, Such a beautiful lady, with an enchanting personality to match. RIP Belita.

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very sad indeed. will play them all later when at home and raise a glass.

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Known by all in Detroit as 'The Voice'. Had the pleasure of spending a day with her a few years ago and have never laughed so much!! She could talk so much her email address was 'Belitablabs'. Last saw her at Mike Terry's funeral. She will be missed by many people.

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Just played Magic corner , a record i've always loved , very sad news. R.I.P. Belitia

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RIP Belita :( .....adore her magic corner track ....

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I like this one by Belita Woods (kindly put up on You Tube by Dave Pinch :) ) RIP Belita

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Very sad news indeed! "That's when I'll stop loving you" will always remain one of my all time favs. What a voice, you won't be forgotten!

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One of my all time fave artists RIP Belta....your legacy will live on forever.

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R.I.P Belita....

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R.I.P. belita your voice will live on good night good bless. johno

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Met Belita in 85 and what a bundle of joy she was,full on in a nice way and very pretty too,yet another sad loss from the people who made the music we live for.R.I.P.

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