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JabarR74

RIP Cuba Gooding, Sr

Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in Woodland Hills

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Cuba Gooding Sr., lead vocalist of The Main Ingredient, and father of Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., in Bridgetown, Barbados, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1999. (AP Photo/Chris Brandis)

By ABC7.com staff
Updated 8 mins ago
WOODLAND HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) --

Cuba Gooding Sr., a soul singer who had his biggest hit in the 1970s with "Everybody Plays the Fool," was found dead in a car in Woodland Hills Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Gooding was found in a silver Jaguar in the 22100 block of Ventura Boulevard around 1 p.m. He was 72 and would have turned 73 next week.

Police are still investigating the cause of his death, but say there was no sign of any shooting at the scene.

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Authorities said soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead in a car in the 22100 block of Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Gooding, the father of Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., was lead singer for the soul group The Main Ingredient.

The group's biggest hits were "Everybody Plays the Fool" and "Just Don't Want to be Lonely" both released in the early 1970s.

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Reply #1 posted 04/20/17 6:40pm

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eek RIP

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I'm not a man,
I am something that you’ll never understand...
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Reply #2 posted 04/21/17 9:01am

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"Despite everything, no 1 can dictate who u r 2 other people." - Prince
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Reply #3 posted 04/21/17 9:33am

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TrivialPursuit said:

Over here: http://prince.org/msg/8/441288

Actually, this thread was made before the other one. Just more people responded to that one.

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Reply #4 posted 04/21/17 11:05am

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MickyDolenz said:

TrivialPursuit said:

Over here: http://prince.org/msg/8/441288

Actually, this thread was made before the other one. Just more people responded to that one.


Yeah, I saw that. sad It's a luck of the draw around here, I guess.

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