Betty Davis

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Betty Davis
Birth nameBetty Mabry
Born(1945-07-26)July 26, 1945
Durham, North Carolina, U.S.
OriginNew York City, New York, U.S.
DiedFebruary 9, 2022(2022-02-09) (aged 76)
Homestead, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenresFunk, Soul
Occupation(s)Singer, Songwriter
Years active1973-1976
LabelsMPC

Betty Davis (July 26, 1944 – February 9, 2022) was an American funk-soul singer, famous in the 1970s. She was married to the star of Jazz Miles Davis, from where she took her surname.

Davis died on February 9, 2022 at her home in Homestead, Pennsylvania from cancer at the age of 77.[1][2]

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  1. Kreps, Daniel (February 9, 2022). "Betty Davis, trailblazing queen of funk, dead at 77". Rolling Stone.
  2. Betty Davis, Singer-Songwriter Who Paved the Way for Boldly Sensual Funk in 1970s, Dies at 76

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