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PHILLIPE WYNNE

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Phillipe Wynne

An American R&B singer. Best known for his role as the lead singer of The Spinners (a role he shared with fellow group member Bobby Smith), Wynne scored notable hits such as "How Could I Let You Get Away", "The Rubberband Man",and "One of a Kind (Love Affair)", .

After leaving The Spinners, Wynne never regained the same success, although he featured in hits by other artists such as "(Not Just) Knee Deep" by Funkadelic. Wynne died of a heart attack while performing at a nightclub.

Wynne began his musical career as a gospel singer. He soon switched to R&B and attained some measure of success, singing with Bootsy Collins's Pacesetters in 1968 and with James Brown's J.B.'s shortly thereafter.

Wynne's final album was the self-titled Philippé Wynne, released by Sugarhill Records in 1984

On July 13, 1984, while performing at Ivey's nightclub in Oakland, California, Wynne suffered a heart attack and died the following morning.

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