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Lenny Mayes
Original name: Leonard Cornell Mayes
Birth: Apr. 5, 1951
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 2004
Southfield
Oakland County
Michigan, USA

Soul Singer. He made his professional debut at 14 singing with the Casanovas, then recorded with the Sunrise Movement in 1968. He took Elbert "Al" Wilkins' place in the Dramatics in 1973. His first album with the group was that year's "A Dramatic Experience," on which he sang lead with L.J. Reynolds on the song "You Could Become the Very Heart Of Me." He sang lead on most of the songs on the group's 1974 album "Dramatic Jackpot." When the Dramatics disbanded after their 1982 album "Somewhere In Time," he pursued a solo career. He rejoined the Dramatics for their 1986 comeback album "Somewhere In Time (A Dramatic Reunion)." On the album's liner notes, he wrote, "You don't get too many chances in life and I thank God that he has given us that." He later became a realtor and computer operator. Mayes died at 53 from a heart attack.  (bio by: W. Arnold Holmes) 
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
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Originally Created by: W. Arnold Holmes
Record added: Jun 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53169150
Lenny Mayes
Added by: W. Arnold Holmes
 
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- chris graziano
 Added: Apr. 5, 2016
Happy Birthday
- Cindy
 Added: Apr. 5, 2016
Dad you will always be remembered in my heart.
- MiEva
 Added: Mar. 22, 2016
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