The late Duane Yates singing his blue-eyed soul rendition of I’ve Been Loving You Too Long as he remembers the Fabulous Boogie Kings who have have passed away over the years.
Ironically Duane died on May 23, 2009 at the age of 65 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria.
He graduated from Pineville High School in 1962 and had sang The Lord’s Prayer at the 40th class reunion in 2002.
The following obituary from the Bunkie.com website gives more details on his life and his funeral:
Ronnie Milsap recorded his first song in 1963 and 47 years years later is still recording and is third among country singers with forty No.1 hits.
Ronnie Milsap singing the great 50′s revival song Lost in the 50′s which reminds listeners of the music of six decades ago.
Ronnie singing the country classic Legend In My Time.
Ronnie singing a pure country song The Girl Who Waits on Tables on the Porter Wagoner Show in 1973.
Ronnie singing a medley of his hits during a 1978 concert in Holland.
Note: My wife is having a total colectomy on Monday so I may not be posting for a couple of weeks or more.