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Valerie Carter, backup singer for Jackson Browne, dead at 64 – NY Daily News

Valerie Carter, backup singer for Jackson Browne, dead at 64 – NY Daily News

March 08
08:17 2017

Singer Valerie Carter, best known as the backup singer for Jackson Browne, died of a heart attack on Saturday, her sister confirmed to the Tampa Bay Times.She was 64.The singer and songwriter rose to fame in the 1970s and recorded and performed with acts like James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Don Henley, Linda Ronstadt, Ringo Starr and more.She also penned songs for Judy Collins and Browne. Dr. Thomas Starzl, liver transplant surgical pioneer, dead at 90In addition to her work with other artists, she also released six solo albums and was known for her very popular remake of the song “Ooh Child.”1661419 photos view gallery In memoriam: Remembering the famous figures we lost in 2017 “She didn’t feel deserving of adoration,” her sister, Janice, told the Tampa Bay Times. “She never felt like a big star.”Her friend Jude Johnstone, a musician from Nashville, remembered her late pal on Facebook on Saturday.“Rest in deepest peace, my dear friend, Val, and know I am with you,” she wrote.

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