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Ronnie Dyson
Birth: Jun. 5, 1950
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1990
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Ronnie Dyson enjoyed both stage and R&B success. He was the lead actor in the Broadway production of the musical "Hair," and his initial hit was a song from the off-Broadway musical "Salvation." "(If You Let Me Make Love to You Then) Why Can't I Touch You" was both Top 10 R&B and pop in 1970, and "I Don't Wanna Cry" was also Top 10 R&B that same year. Dyson kept recording for Columbia until 1978, scoring one more hit in 1976 with a very different type of song, "The More You Do It (The More I Like It Done to Me)," a marked departure from the vulnerable, anguished numbers that had characterized his approach in the past. He moved to Cotillion in the 1980s, but didn't have much success there. Dyson also was in the film "Putney Swope." His final recording was "See the Clown" in 1990.

Cause of death: Heart attack (bio by: W. Arnold Holmes) 
 
Burial:
Rosedale and Rosehill Cemetery
Linden
Union County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: W. Arnold Holmes
Record added: Jul 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28341590
Ronnie Dyson
Added by: W. Arnold Holmes
 
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Remembering you now and always.
- withgoddess
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
He was crucified, died and was buried. On the third day he rose again.Hallelujah! Amen
- withgoddess
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014

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 Added: Mar. 8, 2014
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