Jimmy Ellis, the voice behind the dance floor anthem "Disco Inferno," has died.
He passed away Thursday in South Carolina at the age of 74. Ellis died of complications from Alzheimer's Disease, his daughter told the New York Times.
Ellis was the lead singer of the funk band The Trammps, which released several R&B singles in the 1970s, including their Top 10 mega-hit "Disco Inferno.
He had a wonderful influence on the 1970s musical landscape, and sadly, Jimmy Ellis passed away yesterday at the age of 74. The “Disco Inferno” singer died as a result of complications from Alzheimer’s Disease and is survived by his... Read Post
Post by Jacqueline Burt Sad news: Jimmy Ellis, who sang the 1970's hit "Disco Inferno" for the Trammps, died yesterday in South Carolina from complications associated with Alzheimer's disease. He was 74 years old. The Grammy-nominat... Read Post