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Luther Ingram
Birth: Nov. 30, 1937
Madison County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 2007
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

Singer, Songwriter. He will be best remembered for his recording of the hit single "(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right", which reached number 3 on the Pop Charts in 1972. Raised in Alton, Illinois, he had a fondness for music dating back to his childhood. He participated in a group along with his siblings named the Midwest Crusaders and after a decade of experience on the nightclub scene, he landed a contract with Decca Records. As leader of a group called The G Men, he achieved minor success with the single "I Spy For the FBI" in 1965 under an affiliate of the Mercury label. Ingram achieved success as a songwriter with his co-penning of "Respect Yourself" for which became a platinum single for the Staples Singers in 1971. Ingram performed in the documentary feature "Wattstax" (1973). In later years, he suffered from diabetes and kidney disease. (bio by: C.S.) 
Family links: 
  Richard L Ingram (1911 - 1964)
  Callie L Ingram (1912 - 2010)
  Jacqueline Langford Ingram (1938 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Kidney failure
Mount Carmel Cemetery
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Mar 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18519744
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