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Belita Woods Dies Aged 63

Belita Woods Dies Aged 63 magazine cover

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

Very sad news. 


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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

Youtube video clip below from 2004


top photo from flikr




Belita Woods by Shannon J. Effinger, on Flickr

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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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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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