Candye Kane

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Kane in March 2012

Candye Kane, born Candace Hogan (November 13, 1961 – May 6, 2016),[1] was an American singer-songwriter of Jewish descent. She was best known in the blues and jazz genre.[2] She was included in the books Rolling Stone Guide to Jazz and Blues, Elwood's Blues by Dan Aykroyd. She also had a career as a pornographic actress during porn's golden age.[3] She was born in Ventura, California.[4] In 2014, Kane was nominated for a Blues Music Award in the 'Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year' category.[5]

Kane was a bisexual.[6] In 2008, she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Kane died from the disease at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on May 6, 2016, aged 54.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 George Varga (2016-05-07). "Singer Candye Kane has died at 54". Retrieved 2016-05-08.
  2. This was although she also recorded country western songs and was mentioned in several guides to California Country music.
  3. Candye Kane: A Blues Singer With a Past | Tonic – Inspiring News Stories & Social Good. (June 30, 2008).
  4. Candye Kane Big Tit Pictures, Movies and Biography!. (November 13, 1965).
  5. "2014 Blues Music Awards Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2014-05-16.
  6. Wheeler, Brad (July 12, 2007), "Candye Kane's bodacious blues", Globe and Mail, Canada, archived from the original on 2007-07-16, retrieved 2007-07-16