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Webster Lewis
Birth: Sep. 1, 1943
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 2002
Barryville
Sullivan County
New York, USA

R&B/Jazz/Soul Musician. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Lewis is best remembered or his single, 'Give Me Some Emotion.' The song which he recorded in 1980 on the Epic Record Label hit the #107 spot on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1980. A talented pianist, conductor, arranger, and clarinetist, he was a huge influence on the music of the 1970s, and 1980s, but Lewis was highly overlooked. A member of the Gospel Tabernacle Chorus And Orchestra, Lewis began his music career when he was recruited by the Epic Records Label to produce a series of jazz and soul albums. Lewis produced songs that had a disco feel to them including, 'Do It With Style,' 'Love Is The Way,' and 'On The Town.' Lewis also did 'Touch My Love,' a remake of The Beach Boys hit song, 'Barbara Ann,' the co-produced by Herbie Hancock hit, 'The Love You Can Give To Me,' the collaboration of 'Welcome Aboard,' with Barry White, and the ballads, 'Eight For The Eighties,' and 'El Lobo.' Lewis then got into production work and began to produce artists including Gwen McCrae who recorded the song, 'Keep The Fires Burning,' and Michael Wyckoff who recorded the song, 'Looking Up To You.' Also a noted film composer, he did music for commercials and worked on films such as, "The Sky Is Gray" (1980), "The Hearse" (1980), "Body And Soul" (1981), "My Tutor" (1983), "Beat Street" (1984), "Booker" (1984), and "Go Tell It In The Mountain" in 1985. Lewis continued working up until his death in Barryville, New York, from diabetic complications on November 20, 2002. Lewis was 59 years old. (bio by: K) 
 
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Meadowridge Memorial Park
Elkridge
Howard County
Maryland, USA
 
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