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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - James T. "Jimmy" Ellis, who belted out the refrain "Burn, baby burn!" in a 1970s-era disco hit that's still replayed in modern sports arenas, has died. He was 74.
David Turner of Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home in Rock Hill, S.C., said the frontman for The Trammps died Thursday at a nursing home in the city. A cause of death was not immediately known.
Jimmy Ellis, who sung lead vocals for The Trammps on their 1970s classic "Disco Inferno," died yesterday in South Carolina. He was 74.Eliis died from complications due to Alzheimer's disease, his daughter told the NY Times."Disco In... Read Post
James Ellis, the man who made "burn, baby, burn" a household phrase, has died. He was 74. 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