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It has been reported on Facebook that Leon Haywood has passed away. Nothing more known at present. 

 

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leon Haywood, the silky smooth R&B singer-songwriter and producer whose 1975 single "I Want'a Do Something Freaky to You" was famously sampled by Dr. Dre and others, has died. He was 74.

Haywood's godson Darnell "OG Cuicide" Price said he died in his sleep Tuesday in Los Angeles.

 

 

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Guest ScootsSuitsBoots

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It will be very sad news, if correct

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Sad news indeed.  Wasn't Baby Reconsider the first £40 record?  

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I love so many stuffs through the decades by the MAN. But when I grabbed this 45 for the first time some 20 years ago, it grew up on me instantly to become my very favorite of him. For some weird reasons on Youtube it only features the dreaded added strings versions of 'you know what' on Atlantic. So I dug out my Evejim copy and did an mp3 of it. Sorry can't access my Youtube account anymore. RIP SIR HAYWOOD.

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I remember when I first heard baby reconsider,blew us all away,what a sound and if I remember rightly one of the rarest sounds at that time.Still a belting sound.

R.I.P. Leon

 

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Guest Aaron Darcy

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RIP   Leon Heywood

 

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