Billy Henderson

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Billy Henderson

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Death 2 Feb 2007 (aged 67)
Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, USA
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 17797571 · View Source
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Rhythm and Blues Singer. He was lead singer and co-founder of the Detroit vocal group, "The Spinners". They were considered the greatest soul group of the 1970s, with a string of Top 20 hits that included "It's A Shame," "I'll Be Around," "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love," "Then Came You" and "The Rubberband Man." They were nominated for six Grammy Awards and became the second black musical group to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. They are also members of the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. He continued to perform with group until 2004, when he left for business reasons. At the time of his death from diabetes, he was working on a new group "Spinners Part Too".

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 3 Feb 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17797571
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Billy Henderson (9 Aug 1939–2 Feb 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17797571, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .