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 Prentiss Barnes

Prentiss Barnes

Birth
Magnolia, Pike County, Mississippi, USA
Death 30 Sep 2006 (aged 81)
Pike County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Magnolia, Pike County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 15970069 · View Source
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Musician. A native of Magnolia, Mississippi, Barnes was the bass player for the popular rhythm and blues group, The Moonglows. Their best known for such recordings as, "Ten Commandments Of Love", "Blue Velvet", "We Go Together", "Sincerely", "In My Diary", "Most Of All", " and "Over The Mountain, Across The Sea", among several others. The group which actually formed in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1951, disbanded in the 1960s. The Moonglows were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. Barnes was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and named a Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer. Barnes passed away following a car accident near his hometown of Magnolia, Mississippi. He was 81 years old.

Bio by: Peterborough K


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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 2 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15970069
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Prentiss Barnes (25 Apr 1925–30 Sep 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15970069, citing Rose Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Magnolia, Pike County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .