As reported in the forums by member @Kris Holmes Clifford Curry passed on very recently.
The Knoxville Mercury marked the sad news with an article about 'one of its great voices'
Sweet Clifford: Remembering Knoxville Soul Legend Clifford Curry
In Inside the Vault, Music Stories by Eric Dawson September 9, 20161
Knoxville lost one of its great voices when soul singer Clifford Curry died on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the age of 79, after a stroke several days earlier. Curry never achieved widespread fame, but he had a solid, consistent career that it’s hard to imagine anyone replicating in today’s music world. His recording career stretched from his teenage years to 2015 and covered more than a dozen labels. He wrote songs for everyone from obscure Knoxville acts to the Oak Ridge Boys, found popularity in Europe, sang soul, gospel, and country, and experienced that rare thing in the entertainment business: a second act.
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