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Mitchell Leon "General Kane" McDowell, Sr
Birth: Jun. 29, 1954
San Bernardino
San Bernardino County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1992
San Bernardino
San Bernardino County
California, USA

Musician. General Caine was an American music group fronted by McDowell, who named the group in tribute to an officer who had supported his artistic ambitions when he was at military school. He first formed Booty People with several future members of War and released one album for MCA Records. After a brief appearance at Capitol Records with one single released called "Where's The Beef?" they signed a recording contract with Motown Records and released the album 'In Full Chill' featuring the anti-drug anthem "Crack Killed Applejack" which prompted then first lady Nancy Reagan to invite the group to the White House for a "Just Say No to Drugs" rally. The group's next album 'Wide Open' spawned a hit with the romantic ballad, "Close Your Eyes". In the late 1980s McDowell left the music industry to pursue a career as a bailbondsman in his hometown of San Bernardino, California. A transient, seeking shelter from the cold, entered the offices to find the bodies of McDowell and his nephew who were killed during a robbery. The murders remain unsolved.  (bio by: Louis M.) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Covina Hills)
Covina
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Golden Dawn, lot 2261, space 1
 
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Originally Created by: Louis M.
Record added: Jan 17, 2012
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Mitchell Leon General Kane McDowell, Sr
Added by: Louis M.
 
Mitchell Leon General Kane McDowell, Sr
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Mitchell Leon General Kane McDowell, Sr
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