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News: Frankie Kennedy (Frankie & the Spindles) R I P

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Franklin (Frankie) C Kennedy, lead singer of Baltimore's Frankie & the Spindles has passed away, aged 67.

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It has been reported in the Baltimore press that Franklin Kennedy -- lead singer of Frankie & the Spindles has passed away aged 67.   RIP Frankie .

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bs-md-ob-franklin-kennedy-20160427-story.html

The group started out in the mid 60's as Frankie & the Spinners but soon amended their name. They recorded from 1968 till 1977.

They were a mainstay on the Baltimore club scene. 

 

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More on Frankie & Spindles ... 

 

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What an incredible voice he had and what a legacy he has left. I have been giving "There Is A Beauty" a lot of plays lately - a wonderful track!

 

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Another big Balto show he was on in 68  ..... 

I guess the song the handbill refers to ("Candy, Candy") was really "(My Girl Is Made of) Candy" ...

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A show in April 1968 when the Spindles were still called the Spinners .......

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