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 Fayette Regina Pinkney

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Fayette Regina Pinkney

  • Birth 10 Jan 1948 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 27 Jun 2009 Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 38905205

Vocalist. Best known as a member of the 1970's Rhythm and Blues trio The Three Degrees. The Philadelphia-based group is most noted for the number one hit "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)" (1974) and the platinum song "When Will I See You Again?" (1974). After recording their first top forty hit "Maybe" (1970), the group had numerous television appearances on such programs as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" and "Soul Train". Following her departure from the group in 1976, Pinkney worked as a personnel coordinator and an administrative assistant. She died from acute respiratory failure.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 30 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38905205
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Fayette Regina Pinkney (10 Jan 1948–27 Jun 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38905205, citing Ivy Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .