Jay Black, Singer Of Jay and the Americans, dies at 82

Jay Black, Soaring Lead Singer of the Americans, Dies at 82

Jay Black, the singer of songs like “This Magic Moment” and “Cara Mia” and “Come a Little Bit Closer,” died. He was 82 years old.

The band, Jay and the Americans, announced the death of their bandmate David Black. He was only 67 years old. They said he died from pneumonia on Friday. But what people didn’t know is that he had been suffering from dementia in recent years.😥

The band said that they had wonderful and contentious times together. They are proud of the children they created together. They will always remember working on The Voice. In 1962, Black replaced Jay Traynor in the group. They had a big-hit with their cover of The Drifters song “The Magic Moment.” It reached No. 6 on Billboard and sold more than 1 million copies.

Jay Black, Singer Of Jay and the Americans, dies at 82

In 1973, Black’s group disbanded. But from then on, he performed as a solo artist. Jay and the Americans also appeared on TV shows during their heyday. In 1977, Black was in Sinatra’s TV show “Contract on Cherry Street.”

Jay and the Americans performed for years under their name, but after they filed for bankruptcy, they sold the name to Sandy.

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